By Vugar Khalilov
Azerbaijani capital Baku is soon to host the Sea Cup
international military contest, Azernews reports, citing the
The drawing for the international Sea Cup competition took place
on August 12, the ministry reports.
The event was attended by the heads of delegations from
participating nations, as well as members of the Board of Referees.
Representatives from the local and international media were also
invited to the drawing.
Commander of the Azerbaijan Naval Forces Rear Admiral Subhan
Bakirov welcomed the participants and expressed his hope that the
Sea Cup competition, which will be hosted for the fifth time in
Azerbaijan, would be held in a transparent, high-level, and
He wished the teams success and answered questions of media
representatives, emphasizing the importance of international
competitions in the mutual exchange of knowledge between personnel
of different nations in enhancing their professionalism.
The participating nations' team leaders expressed gratitude to
the Defense Ministry leadership for creating high-level conditions
and for the hospitality.
The competing teams were provided with thorough information
about the entrance to combat training ranges, conducting training
for the performance of stages and episodes of the contest.
Finally, the drawing procedure for the competition stages and
episodes was held.
The Azerbaijani, Russian, Iranian and Kazakh seamen will compete
on August 15-27 as part of the Sea Cup contest.
In the same vein, participants of the Masters of Artillery Fire
competition, which will be conducted as part of the International
Army Games-2022, are preparing for the contest stages, the ministry
said in a separate report.
According to the ministry, the Azerbaijani artillerymen
completed a technical examination of the acquired weapons, became
familiar with the stage circumstances and technical capabilities of
the firing positions, as well as safety requirements.
After completing the preliminary phase, the Azerbaijani crew
carried out the adjustment firing from small weapons, grenade
launchers, and mortars, the ministry added.
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