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Minister of Defence inspects artillery specialists training

by November 2, 2016 Key Issues

Minister of Defence of Kazakhstan Colonel General S.Zhasuzakov inspected the training of mortar units’ experts and machine operators of multi-purpose light-armored towing vehicles at the training center for junior specialists of Astana Regional Command.

Colonel General personally inspected the accommodation of conscripts in military barracks, heard reports of commanders on the current situation and readiness of training center for future specialists training.

The ministerial leadership pays special attention to the combat poise and level of training of the tactical unit � platoon, squadron, and battalion. Newly arrived recruits from Shymkent, Kyzylorda and Ust-Kamenogorsk will for 3 months study to be artillery forward observers, draftsmen, machine operators of multi-purpose light-armored towing vehicles and mortar detachment commanders. Upon completion of the training course the soldiers will be sent to the military units of the Land Forces of the Armed Forces for further service.

I have a driving license; I am studying now to be the machine operator of MLTV. All conditions for service are created for us: we study the theory, which will be followed by practice. I have been preparing for the Army for a year, got in shape, serving our country is a great honor and honorable duty for me, recruit Darkhan Seidazimov shared impressions in conversation with the Minister.

The Defence Minister set a number of specific tasks to the officers and soldiers of the Karaganda garrison regarding further creation of favorable conditions for quality and successful training of artillery junior specialists.

The autumn conscription for military service has started in Kazakhstan on October 1. In autumn 2016 citizens born in 1989-1998 will be recruited to the military formations of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Source: Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan