Kars 2023-Winter Exercise

Date: Issue 121 - April 2023

Distinguished Observer Day of the Turkish Armed Forces' (TAF) Winter Exercise, which recently received the most wide participation in the history of the Republic of Türkiye, was held in Kars on February 2, 2023 with the participation of the Minister of National Defense Hulusi AKAR, Chief of the Staff General Yaşar GÜLER, Azerbaijan Minister of Defense of General Zakir HASANOV, Georgia Minister of Defense Juansher BURCHULADZE, and Force Commanders.

The 2023-Winter Exercise was conducted in three phases as Combined, Joint Corps-Brigade Command Post, Firing and Full Troop Battalion Task Force Field Exercise by the 14th Mechanized Infantry Brigade Command under the command and direction of the 9th Corps Command at the Şehit İstikam Astsubay Kıdemli Üstçavuş İlham HAMLI Firing and Exercise Area. The Planning and Preparation Phase of the exercise was held between September 21 and January 17, 2023, the Execution Phase between January 18 and February 3, 2023, and the third and final phase between February 4 and 23, 2023.