Military
18 June, 2014
18 June, 2014
Jules Run, a head chef of British Armed Forces, visited Georgia’s Ministry of Defense. The purpose of the British officer’s visit is to share his experience in preparing food
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11 June, 2014
11 June, 2014
“I will explain again, for the benefit of the slow-witted: what we negotiate about is our country’s defense system and it has nothing to do with anti-missile defense” – declared Irakli Alasania
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07 June, 2014
07 June, 2014
“There is no bigger source of pride for me than to stand before you as this country’s Minister of Defense” – said Irakli Alasania, Georgia’s Minister of Defense, in his speech to Georgian soldiers
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01 May, 2014
01 May, 2014
Georgia’s Minister of Defense is currently on a business trip to the United States. Irakli Alasania started his trip with a visit to Peter Harsh Prosthetics Center in San Diego, where he met Georgian soldiers
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26 April, 2014
26 April, 2014
Deputy Ministers of Defence, Justice, Education and Science visited Tbilisi Public School №87.
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02 April, 2014
02 April, 2014
Georgia’s Prime Minister Irakli Gharibashvili is currently at the 2nd Brigade of Ministry of Defense in Senaki. Georgia’s Minister of Defense, Irakli Alasania acts the Prime Minister.
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20 March, 2014
20 March, 2014
The military servicemen of Georgia’s Armed Forces are ready to deploy to Afghanistan.
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15 March, 2014
15 March, 2014
Georgian artillerists celebrated their 21st anniversary today. The solemn ceremony dedicated to Artillery Day was held at the military base of I Artillery Brigade in Vaziani.
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14 March, 2014
14 March, 2014
Georgian Special Operations Forces training is underway at Vaziani military base. President of Georgia Giorgi Margvelashvili, Defence Minister Irakli Alasania and Chief of General Staff
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12 March, 2014
12 March, 2014
The military servicemen of 31st Battalion deployed for the ISAF mission in Afghanistan held an exhibition of their own paintings and hand-made works
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11 March, 2014
11 March, 2014
Georgian military servicemen gained a Gold Medal in the Paralympics style competition in the USA.
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11 March, 2014
11 March, 2014
Military servicemen of the 31st battalion conducted a clearing operation dubbed "Griffon III" in the village of North Muhamabad in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.
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10 March, 2014
10 March, 2014
Georgia’s Defence Ministry continues to care for wounded military servicemen. With the support of the Georgian Government and the Prime Minister, the Defence Ministry sends military servicemen
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06 March, 2014
06 March, 2014
One hundred Georgian soldiers will be sent to the Central African Republic to participate in the EU peacekeeping mission there. Georgian soldiers will leave in May 2014 for six months. “As head of the Georgian armed forces, I believe we should participate in the mission, I appeal to the Parliament to support this issue,” President of Georgia Giorgi Margvelashvili stated during his first annual report to the Parliament on 21 February. Both the parliamentary majority and minority voted in favor of sending troops. However, certain members of the non-parliamentary opposition have criticized the parliament’s decision.
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03 March, 2014
03 March, 2014
Wounded Georgian military servicemen traveled to the USA to participate in the Paralympics World Championship.
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27 February, 2014
27 February, 2014
Georgian helmet and armoured vest of Georgian Army

On 10 February, Special Forces staged a successful fire testing of armoured helmets and vests on the Vashlijvari shooting ground (located in a Tbilisi suburb). The Georgian products passed the test in presence of the Special Forces. The helmets withstood bullets shot from TT and Glock pistols at a five-meter distance. Interestingly, armoured vests managed to hold off bullets shot from an AKM automated rifle and even armour-piercing sniper SVD. The Georgian armoured helmets and vests proved to be superior.
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20 February, 2014
20 February, 2014
The EU has asked Georgia to contribute to its military mission in the Central African Republic, Georgian Defense Minister Irakli Alasania said. Georgia currently has 1,560 soldiers in Afghanistan, making the country the fifth largest contributor to the ISAF mission after the U.S., UK, Germany and Italy.On February 16 Agence France-Presse (AFP), also citing European diplomats, reported that Georgia could supply up to 100 troops.
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19 February, 2014
19 February, 2014
Georgia’s Defence Ministry continues to improve social conditions for military servicemen. Today 17 military families received new flats in the Varketili Military Town.
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15 February, 2014
15 February, 2014
Wounded military servicemen returned to their homeland from the USA this morning.
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14 February, 2014
14 February, 2014
A delegation from Georgia’s Ministry of Defence led by Minister of Defence Irakli Alasania visited the U.S. military base “Hohefelse” in Germany.
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