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U.S. may sale Javelin anti-tank missiles to Georgia

U.S. may sale Javelin anti-tank missiles to Georgia

The U.S. Department of State has approved the sale of the country’s anti-tank Javelin missiles and command launch units to Georgia.  Now it is up to the Congress to confirm the sale of 82 missiles and 46 command launch units …

Georgian army sets off for Central African Republic mission

Georgian army sets off for Central African Republic mission

Georgian peacekeepers from a National Guard unit set off for their tour of duty in the European Union's Central African Republic mission on Wednesday, marking the latest deployment of servicemembers from Georgia in the effort. …

Georgian army buys rifles for US money

Georgian army buys rifles for US money

Georgian Defense Minister Irakli Garibashvili reported that the country's army will receive the M4 rifles. "This purchase was made in the framework of assistance in the amount of 22 mln dollars allocated by the US for the …

Georgia receives all U.S. anti-tank Javelin missiles

Georgia receives all U.S. anti-tank Javelin missiles

Georgia has already purchased all U.S. anti-tank Javelin missiles which were required for the country and all of them have been transported to Georgia, Georgian Defence Minister Levan Izoria said. "Now we …

Military aerodrome to be built at Vaziani base

Military aerodrome to be built at Vaziani base

Georgia intends to build a military aerodrome at the Vaziani military base near Tbilisi, Georgian Defence Minister Levan Izoria said following the talks with a commander of the United States Transportation …

Georgia sends new peacekeepers to Afghanistan  

Georgia sends new peacekeepers to Afghanistan  

According to the Georgian Defense Ministry, a rotation of the Georgian peacekeepers present in Afghanistan in the framework of the Resolute Support Mission was carried out today. The reinforced company of the 4th mechanized brigade replaced the …

U.S. presents two patrol boats to Georgia

U.S. presents two patrol boats to Georgia

The U.S. government has given Georgia two Island-class patrol boats on the 20th anniversary of the Georgian Coast Guard. Georgian top officials and acting US ambassador to Georgia Elisabeth Rood arrived in the …

Georgian National Security Council meeting to be held today

Georgian National Security Council meeting to be held today

President of Georgia Giorgi Margvelashvili has summoned the National Security Council Meeting for today, InterPressNews reported. The session will start at 3:30 pm at Presidential Residence. According to the Security …

Georgian army's unit graduates from defence program

Georgian army's unit graduates from defence program

Georgia’s armed forces boast the first unit trained within their "most ambitious program”, as officials and military commanders celebrated the graduation of the first battalion of the Georgia Defence Readiness Program. …

Georgia uses army in response emergency situation in Mestia

Georgia uses army in response emergency situation in Mestia

Georgia's parliament has held an extraordinary session to approve sending the military equipment to the disaster zone in Chuberi after landslide caused flooding resulting in damage of motorways, bridges and houses. After …

Georgian Border guard died while on duty

Georgian Border guard died while on duty

Georgian border guard died from firearm injuries in the village of Shilda, Kvareli municipality of Kakheti region, InterPressNews reported.  InterPressNews was informed that the border guard died while on duty. Other details …

 Azerbaijan and Georgia sign military cooperation plan

Azerbaijan and Georgia sign military cooperation plan

Azerbaijani Defense Minister Colonel-General Zakir Hasanov and Georgian Defense Minister Levan Izoria signed a plan of bilateral cooperation for 2018 at the meeting in Baku, the press service of Georgian Defense …

US approves sale of anti-tank missiles to Georgia

US approves sale of anti-tank missiles to Georgia

The US intends to provide Georgia with Javelin Missiles and Command Launch Units, the US Defense Security Cooperation Agency said in a press release. Besides 410 Javelin missiles, the deal includes 72 Javelin command launch units, 10 …

Georgian soldiers return from Central African Republic

Georgian soldiers return from Central African Republic

Georgian soldiers who defended international peace and security in the Central African Republic returned home to Georgia late last night. The soldiers of the 23rd Battalion of the II Infantry Brigade were welcomed by their family …