Military
Georgian Chief of Joint Staff met his Afghan counterpart
10 January, 2014
Joint Staff Chief Maj. Gen. Vakhtang Kapanadze met his Afghan counterpart as part of his official visit to the republic.
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Irakli Alasania visited renovated Senaki Base
09 January, 2014
Defense Minister Irakli Alasania visited renovated facilities at the Senaki Base housing the 2nd Infantry Brigade to inspect the quality of the renovation work.
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How Georgian soldiers celebrate Christmas in Afghanistan
08 January, 2014
Joint Staff Chief Maj. Gen. Vakhtang Kapanadze joined the Orthodox Christmas celebration on January 7 with the Georgian service members of the ISAF mission in Afghanistan.
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Georgian soldiers celebrate New Year in Afghanistan
03 January, 2014
Georgian service members of the 31st and Batumi Battalions in the ISAF mission celebrated the New Year at the Leatherneck base in Afghanistan.
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Injured Georgian soldiers left for the US for rehabilitation
28 December, 2013
First group of injured service members of the Georgian Armed Forces departed from Tbilisi International Airport in the early hours of Friday to undergo prosthetic treatment
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295 Georgian soldiers are back from Afghanistan
23 December, 2013
Two hundred and ninety-five service members of the Batumi Light Infantry Battalion returned to Georgia from Afghanistan
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Priority: anti-tank and anti-aircraft defense
19 December, 2013
It is necessary to define all the key priorities to bolster Georgia’s defense power. No wonder, then, that the Defense leadership of the country gives the highest importance to strengthening anti-tank and missile systems. Following the bitter August 2008 war experience, the previous authorities tried to enhance the robustness of the Georgian army. But under Russia’s political pressure many countries who in past were always willing to supply the Georgian Army with any kind of armament (though often at inflated prices, and technically inferior) are declining to sell what is needed for defense against rockets and missiles.
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Georgia not to leave Afghanistan
19 December, 2013
Two Georgian battalions (1600 soldiers) will remain in Afghanistan till the completion of the ISAF mission at the end of 2014. The decision was disclosed during an official meeting between high ranking officials from the Georgian Defense Ministry and their colleagues from the Pentagon, in the course of an official visit of the Georgian delegation to America. The news comes in contrast to earlier informal reports from the Defense Ministry that it was considering cancellation of the next rotation of one of the two battalions in the summer of 2014, in order to reduce the size of the Georgian contingent staying in Afghanistan till the end of the ISAF mission from 1600 to 900.
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American Armour Saved Georgian Military
28 November, 2013
The Ministry of Defence released official information about the latest military operation conducted by Georgian troops in Afghanistan.
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New HQ Chief, late by one Year
28 November, 2013
The Georgian Army HQ will be headed by Vakhtang Kapanadze, whose military rank has been raised accordingly from Brigadier General to Major General. This move could have been made one whole year ago, but at the time the then president Mikheil Saakashvili categorically refused to appoint Brigadier General Kapanadze instead of indicted Brigadier General Gigi Kalandadze, Chief of United HQ.
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