Today, the President of Turkmenistan, Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the country, Army General Serdar Berdimuhamedov visited the «Kelete» training centre, where joint military exercises of the Armed Forces and other branches of the armed forces of Turkmenistan took place.

In the modern epoch, in our country, under the leadership of the head of state, the successful implementation of a multifaceted military reform initiated by the National Leader of the Turkmen people and aimed at increasing the combat readiness of the National Army, equipping it with advanced weapons and military equipment continues.

Guided by the priority tasks of the Military Doctrine, which is exclusively defensive in nature and fully consistent with the peace-loving foreign policy of neutral Turkmenistan, the valiant defenders of the Fatherland ensure peace and tranquility in the country and the prosperous life of the people.

At the same time, it should be emphasized that comprehensive measures are being taken to improve the professional training of soldiers and officers, including skills in using weapons and military equipment, and clear interaction within units.

To increase the efficiency of the activities of law enforcement agencies and resolve social issues, modern complexes are being built for law enforcement agencies, comfortable residential buildings for employees of these structures, and the necessary conditions are being created for the proper performance of their military duty, their leisure time, and various sports.

In order to practice coordinated actions of all branches of the military, military-tactical exercises are regularly held, which are aimed at increasing the degree of professionalism of military personnel, the power and defensive potential of the Armed Forces.

...Early in the morning, President Serdar Berdimuhamedov arrived by helicopter at the «Kelete» training centre.

Here the head of state was met by the leaders of the country's military and law enforcement agencies.

Secretary of the State Security Council, Minister of Defense B. Gundogdyyev reported on readiness to conduct joint exercises, in which all formations of the Ground Forces, Air Defense Forces, Air Force and Naval Forces, units of the special forces «Türkmen edermen» took part, and also special forces teams «Türkmen edermen» of military and law enforcement agencies.

Having accepted the report, the Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the country's Armed Forces headed to the training ground.

The National Anthem of Turkmenistan is played. Next, an inspired patriotic song is performed by a military orchestra.

Then, at the direction of President Serdar Berdimuhamedov, military exercises begin.

In accordance with the country’s defensive Military Doctrine, the current exercises are aimed at improving the professional skills and combat training of military personnel, performing coordinated actions on land, in the air and at sea using new advanced methods, warfare techniques and combat tactics.

During demonstration training exercises with live firing, flights in the airspace of drones and fire attacks by troops were demonstrated on special monitors live via a digital system using the «TürkmenÄlem 52оE» artificial communications satellite.

The current exercises were also conducted in training centers of other military formations and naval forces, which were broadcast online via a digital system.

The teams were tasked with such combat training tasks as neutralizing enemy sabotage groups, repelling enemy air attacks, overcoming the contaminated zone created to contain a breakthrough without losses using chemical defense means, and crossing water barriers.

The naval vessels participating in the exercises, in accordance with naval tactics, implemented a special plan for a joint operation to counter enemy warships.

Patriotism, courage and bravery are inherent traits of the Turkmen people that have been formed over the centuries. The current generation honourably fulfills its sacred duty to the Fatherland, following the primordial principles of devotion to the Motherland, readiness to defend the country, and heroism created by glorious ancestors. Today, Turkmen warriors demonstrate mastery of modern equipment and weapons, a high level of theoretical and combat training.

It should be noted the special role of the works of Hero-Arkadag «Mert ýigitler gaýrat üçin dogulýar», «Watan goragy mukaddesdir», «Mertler Watany beýgeldýär» in educating the younger generation of Turkmen citizens, especially defenders of the Motherland, in a military-patriotic spirit, instilling in them the noble qualities of our courageous people and increasing the feeling of love for the Fatherland among young people.

During the exercises, drones of a modern reconnaissance and strike group of the Armed Forces went on air combat patrols. Having risen to a given height, they fixed the target.

To repel a group attack from the air, a team of anti-aircraft gunners opens fire and successfully completes the combat mission.

Increasing the level of professional training of military personnel during training sessions is one of the main conditions for improving their skills, abilities and abilities.

In accordance with the combat plans, the reinforced groups demonstrated a high level of proficiency in such basic fundamentals of combat training as organizing defense with the help of engineering equipment, setting up a fire system, and coordinating joint actions.

Air defense units opened fire from anti-aircraft systems and destroyed enemy targets in the airspace. Thus, the task of supporting combined arms units from air attacks was successfully completed.

Equipping the National Army with advanced equipment, creating the necessary conditions for effective service and life of military personnel are among the priority areas of state policy of the President of Turkmenistan.

In military exercises, a special role is given to drones, which are among the modern military equipment. With the help of UAVs, it was planned to destroy identified targets, in particular, missile systems. By delivering a precise strike on a given target, the enemy forces were incapacitated. The high accuracy of drones, capable of long-distance flights and aerial reconnaissance, is a key feature of their combat characteristics.

In the current epoch, the material and technical base of the country's Navy is being consistently strengthened by equipping them with modern technology and equipment, ships of the latest modifications, and the construction of ships at specialized domestic enterprises. Measures are also being implemented to help improve the combat and theoretical training of military sailors.

During the demonstration tactical exercises, military sailors, working harmoniously with other branches of the country's Armed Forces, demonstrated skillful use of advanced technology in protecting the security of maritime borders and generally ensuring the territorial integrity of the state and the peaceful life of the Turkmen people.

Special purpose units «Türkmen edermen» of military and law enforcement agencies, faithful to the military oath of defenders of the Fatherland, consider it their main duty to justify the high trust of their native people, the President of Turkmenistan.

In the military exercises held today, soldiers of special forces groups demonstrated high combat skill and skill. The coordinated actions they have shown indicate that they are making the necessary efforts to successfully complete the task assigned to them.

Thus, the special forces team «Türkmen edermen», having carried out a reconnaissance operation, determined the location of enemy groups and identified targets with the help of drones.

Special forces units, driving modern vehicles, surround a building captured by the enemy and begin a combat operation to constrain the actions of an illegal armed group.

In modern combat, special forces «Türkmen edermen» teams perform an important combat mission in conducting military operations in urban environments and populated areas.

As a result of the joint military operations of special forces groups of law enforcement agencies, the illegal armed group suffered great damage.

To conduct a massive attack and completely eliminate the forces of a mock enemy, helicopters are involved in the operation.

The assault group, supported by rotorcraft, descends from the roof of the building and begins the attack from the upper window openings. Acting quickly, they skillfully use tactics of firing, mutual fire cover and coordination of military operations.

The courage and dexterity of the military personnel taking part in the demonstration exercises, their coordinated actions in accordance with the statutory requirements indicate the determination of the soldiers in solving the assigned tasks.

Then modern aircraft of the Armed Forces began to carry out combat missions. Fighters enter the airspace battle to provide air support to units.

Combat aircraft carrying out an air attack carried out a series of airstrikes and hit the mock enemy. This confirmed the effective use of modern methods and best practices by fighter crews. At the same time, this speaks of the patriotism of the defenders of the Fatherland, their loyalty to duty. Military exercises showed a high level of professionalism of young soldiers.

At the end of the exercises, Turkmen paratroopers unveil the sacred green Flag of the Fatherland in the air, before which, bowing, they always take an oath and take an oath. The state flag of Turkmenistan is the national treasure and pride of the Turkmen people, a symbol of sovereignty and independence, the neutrality of the Fatherland.

In this way, the personnel of all units successfully completed the assigned task, which became a clear confirmation of the high level of combat training and skill of the brave military personnel guarding the peace and stability of the Turkmen state.

The Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the country's Armed Forces expressed confidence that the military personnel, being an example of dedicated service to the Fatherland, will continue to use their knowledge and skills for the successful implementation of the defensive Military Doctrine.

Then President Serdar Berdimuhamedov got acquainted with various types of military equipment displayed at a special site of the training center. Among the presented samples are drones and other types of weapons.

As you know, the constant focus of the Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the country’s Armed Forces is on the issues of modernizing the material and technical base of the National Army and strengthening its power, creating conditions for the service and life of military personnel, training highly qualified personnel, introducing advanced working methods and a digital system.

Valiant defenders of the Fatherland, adequately responding to the care of the state, demonstrate mastery of the latest military equipment and weapons, as well as a high level of combat training. It should be noted that the entire power of the country’s Armed Forces serves to ensure peace and tranquility in Turkmenistan.

Noting that the key task currently facing military personnel is the implementation of the provisions of the Military Doctrine of Turkmenistan, based on the principles of positive neutrality and having a purely defensive nature, ensuring the protection of the peaceful life of the people, President Serdar Berdimuhamedov emphasized that the state will continue to take consistent measures aimed at strengthening the material and technical base of all branches of the military.

The Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the country, congratulating them on the successful conduct of military exercises, wished the soldiers and officers who demonstrated a high level of combat training success in fulfilling an important and responsible mission - protecting peace in their native Fatherland.

Defenders of the Fatherland assured the head of Turkmenistan that they would honorably fulfill the sacred duty of ensuring the peace and security of the state.

The heads of military and law enforcement agencies expressed gratitude to the Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the country's Armed Forces for participating in the exercises.

Having wished everyone success in completing their tasks, President Serdar Berdimuhamedov left the scene.