Military
Gifts from Georgian soldiers for Afghan villagers
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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Wounded Georgian soldiers undergoing rehabilitation in USA
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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One Hundred Georgian soldiers to Central Africa
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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Wounded Georgian soldiers will participate in Paralympics World Championship
03 March, 2014
Wounded Georgian military servicemen traveled to the USA to participate in the Paralympics World Championship.
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Testing before our eyes...
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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Georgia joining new mission?
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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17 military families receive new flats in Varketili
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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Wounded soldiers come back to Georgia with new prostheses
15 February, 2014
Wounded military servicemen returned to their homeland from the USA this morning.
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Alasania attended training of Georgian soldiers in Germany
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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