Military
Irakli Alasania attended Green Berets military training in Vaziani
16 January, 2014
Defense Minister Irakli Alasania and Joint Staff Chief Maj. Gen. Vakhtang Kapanadze inspected a planned training event for Green Berets special forces at the Vaziani Military Polygon on Thursday.
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Irakli Alasania celebrated the old calendar New Year with service members
14 January, 2014
Defense Minister Irakli Alasania celebrated the old calendar New Year on January 14 alongside service members of the 5th Infantry Brigade in Gori.
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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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