Date: 10 months ago   Category: Crimea

The Georgian army has tested the American Javelin


In Georgia multinational military exercises "The worthy partner-2018" have come to the end under the auspices of NATO. About it on Wednesday, August 15, the Georgian Channel One reports. As it is noted, on firing practice the Georgian military personnel for the first time this year has applied the American anti-tank Javelin complexes. During fighting firing practice by the Georgian, German and American serviceman fire support was given by the German Marder infantry fighting vehicles. In doctrines military equipment of Georgia, Germany and the USA has been used. In the joint fighting firing practice part was taken by artillery and engineering divisions. In January the Minister of Defence of Georgia Levan Izoriya has reported on a successful completion of the first procurement cycle of Tbilisi of the American Javelin complexes. He has also assured that the authorities of the country have placed complexes "in the safe place". Georgia in 2017 has addressed the USA with the offer to sell 410 Javelin rockets and 72 command launchers (including two command and starting blocks), 10 educational complexes and 70 charges for them. In November the State Department of the USA has approved sale of Tbilisi of missile systems for the sum of 75 million dollars. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation has regarded the decision of State Department as pushing of Georgia to "new dangerous adventures". The Georgian Minister of Defence has pointed that Javelin is defensive weapon and also has added that the decision of Georgia on purchase of anti-tank complexes isn't directed against any country. It is more than important news in Film of Day Telegram-channel. Subscribe!

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