The combat power of the Uzbek armed forces has almost doubled, the Ministry of Defense said in a statement. “Over 230 tactical-special exercises, about 45 joint events were held by the troops of the Ministry of Defense Over the last two years. As a result, their combat effectiveness increased by 10-12%, and the combat power nearly doubled,” the statement said notes.
The inspections of the troops in terms of operational capacity found that the troops were deemed ready to perform tasks.
The Uzbek servicemen will reportedly take part in 14 categories of the International Army Games-2019 from July to August 2019 to be held in Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, India, Iran and China.