President of Azerbaijan, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Ilham Aliyev has viewed a newly built Tufan type border guard ship, and military hardware, weapons and ammunition at the Shipyard and Repair Center of the Coast Guard of the State Border Service.
Chairman of the State Border Service, Colonel-General Elchin Guliyev reported to Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, President Ilham Aliyev. Elchin Guliyev then informed the head of state of the work done.
President Ilham Aliyev was submitted the project of the Savalan type state-of-the-art border guard ship, as well as new high speed craft, and towing vessels built as part of the Milli Boat program.
President Ilham Aliyev watched a film highlighting the construction of the border guard ships of the Coast Guard and familiarized himself with their technical indicators.
Then President Ilham Aliyev familiarized himself with new special-purpose combat vehicles and ammunition, unmanned aerial vehicles, anti-tank missiles, laser targeted dialing systems and thermal observation devices. These are the combat technique, weapons and ammunition of the world's leading countries.
Mobile food processing machinery, as well as technology for the repair of border guard boats were also demonstrated.
President Ilham Aliyev then familiarized himself with the newly-built Tufan type border guard ship.
Formation and development of State Border Service’s activity is connected with the name of national leader Heydar Aliyev. Thanks to the attention and care of the President, Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Ilham Aliyev, this service has entered a qualitatively new stage.
The State Border Service has made significant efforts to form an effective border security system in the Caspian Sea, using international expertise in border security. Special attention is being paid to improving the professionalism of the Border Sailors. Conducting annual combat and tactical exercises has played an important role in raising combat readiness and strengthening professional skills in extreme conditions.