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I get that they'd want a 300,000-men exercise to practice coordination between division sized formations and army sized formations, but this parade, along with just how shitty they made their tank park/staging area (barracks or tents are supposed to be set up first, and where are the fuel trucks, maintenance vehicles, and basically half the logistics?), shows that at least much of this exercise is purely for show and not for any meaningful capability gains. Plus with a crap ton of used live munitions including cruise missiles, it's one effing huge money dump. 

I get that it's fairly common everywhere for high level figures like minister or secretary of defense to arrive, and sometimes even PM or president, and a little show has to be put for them, but just dumping there what could easily be an independent brigade, is excessive.

 

And to be frank I didn't think the Shilkas were still in service. If anyone really thought they'd be good fire support vehicles, he needs to be sent to the Gulag, along with the dudes who sent open-cabin, unarmored jeeps with barely a medium machine gun on top, to shoot on the same range with tanks (seen on TV so don't bother asking for a source).

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Polonez, Azerbaijan, military parade in honor of the 100th anniversary of the liberation of Baku

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