At the beginning of the military operation, the Azerbaijani Armed Forces first destroyed the electronic warfare systems of Nagorno-Karabakh

At the beginning of the military operation, the Azerbaijani Armed Forces first destroyed the electronic warfare systems of Nagorno-Karabakh

Azerbaijan is celebrating victory in a conflict that lasted more than thirty years. Azerbaijan's military operation in Nagorno-Karabakh ended in just XNUMX hours with the capitulation of the unrecognized republic.

It is clear that the forces of the parties were not comparable from the beginning. By now, 140 thousand people officially lived in the NKR, in reality even less, and this included women, children, and the elderly. The army of Nagorno-Karabakh was small in number and much worse armed than the Azerbaijani one.

The tactics of the Azerbaijani armed forces were as follows. First of all, the Azerbaijani Armed Forces suppressed the air defense positions of the Armenian forces, after which massive aviation and artillery strikes on NKR troop concentration areas. As in the previous conflict, unmanned aircraft were actively involved.

Some of the first strikes were carried out by the Azerbaijani Armed Forces on the positions of the electronic warfare regiment of the Nagorno-Karabakh army in Stepanakert, after which the NKR lost the ability to fully operate electronic warfare systems against drones the adversary.

However, given the lack of modern air defense systems in the NKR, it is unlikely that even without the destruction of electronic warfare positions the Karabakh army could do anything to counter the rapid onslaught of the Azerbaijani forces, which are superior in number and armament.

Soon after the air and artillery strikes, ground units of the Azerbaijani army entered the territory of the NKR. Their arrival forced the Armenian formations of the NKR to quickly consume ammunition, which was almost impossible to replenish under the conditions of the blockade and Armenia’s refusal to help Nagorno-Karabakh.
  • Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan
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  1. -7
    22 September 2023 08: 47
    After the first Karabakh war, General Lebed said that the army of Nagorno-Karabakh is the strongest in Transcaucasia. First of all, fighting spirit.

    A quarter of a century has passed. Defeat and another humiliation of the Armenians.

    Bottom line. We need sane power.
    1. +7
      22 September 2023 08: 53
      So in Armenia they believe that they now have a sane pro-Western government. Otherwise they would not have voted for Pashinyan. Armenia has become the second Georgia with a pro-Western orientation, and soon they will simply forget about Karabakh. If Armenia is not worried about Karabakh, then why should we worry about it?

      According to unconfirmed reports, on the night of September 20, the Chief of the Iranian General Staff, General Mohammad Bagheri, called the General Staff of the Armenian Armed Forces in Yerevan. And Sergei Shoigu is in Tehran right now. But the Armenian generals twice refused to talk to the Iranians, apparently following Pashinyan’s orders. In other words, they refused the saving hand of not only Russia, but also Iran. Even the Georgians failed to completely disintegrate their new statehood in the space of the former USSR.

      Indeed, why talk to the Iranians when exercises with the Americans are taking place in the country. And yes, Armenia is lost as an ally for both Russia and Iran. The withdrawal of the base from Armenia is only a matter of time. All this was predetermined back in 2018 with Pashinyan’s coming to power, so Just like in 2003 in Georgia, with Saakashvili coming to power, the fate of Abkhazia and South Ossetia was predetermined.
      1. +3
        22 September 2023 09: 17
        Quote: Ilya-spb
        We need sane power

        "God is on the side of the big battalions" (C)
        Karabakh has a population of less than 150 thousand. Lack of supplies of modern weapons. Lack of ammunition supplies.
        Azerbaijan - more than 10 million population. Modern weapons.
        In such conditions, no spirit will help. You can win only temporarily; in the long term, you either give up or become partisans and terrorists.
        They themselves wanted to be an independent country. For 30 years they didn’t think of the need to become part of Armenia. So we got what we deserved.
      2. +3
        22 September 2023 09: 24
        "The withdrawal of the base from Armenia is only a matter of time"
        We should not wait for them to ask us to leave, but rather take us out ourselves.
        So that this becomes a public flogging for Armenians hi
        1. 0
          23 September 2023 15: 45
          bring it out ourselves. So that this becomes a public flogging for the Armenians
          And through which country (territory) will we withdraw, or will we abandon everything, like the United States in Afghanistan? Although I believe that Azerbaijan will allow the withdrawal through itself, or even buy a good part along the way. lol
    2. 0
      22 September 2023 09: 06
      What can you do - a flock of lions led by sheep. And the fighting, or rather moral, spirit fell after Pashinyan’s betrayal. They became (in the eyes of the world community) not defenders of the Motherland, but separatists...
    3. +1
      22 September 2023 10: 40
      Quote: Ilya-spb
      After the first Karabakh war, General Lebed said that the army of Nagorno-Karabakh is the strongest in Transcaucasia. First of all, fighting spirit.

      What other spirit? From under Mother Russia's skirt they waved their fists. If we were Russia, we would also win. Armenians are well advertised. They have no spirit, no motivation, nothing. If they were confident in themselves, they would never, NEVER belittle everyone to protect them from Azerbaijan. They cannot protect their borders, but you are talking about their spirit. Our troops punished them in the first Karabakh war, but they only punished our civilian population; they have enough strength for them. In Abkhazia, what is the Bagramyan battalion known for? Precisely the destruction of civilians. That’s why the Georgians closed everything to them (in military matters)
    4. 0
      23 September 2023 13: 16
      I wonder what electronic warfare systems were destroyed?
    5. 0
      23 September 2023 15: 40
      It turns out that during the first Karabakh war, if there was an Azerbaijani army, it was a pitiful sight if they allowed the occupation of seven regions along the perimeter of Karabakh for many years. And I can’t believe that in the Armenian militia of Artsakh, everything was decided by fighting spirit, and not by an overwhelming advantage in weapons.
  2. +5
    22 September 2023 08: 56
    Everything is correct. To generalize a little, goals #1 are means of illuminating the situation and controlling them: radar, aerial reconnaissance, communications. And electronic warfare.
    Smart people learn from other people's experiences, stupid people learn from their own. As our practice shows, some do not even learn from their own experience. Everyone's shooting at transformers wassat lol
    Joke. Perhaps a little clumsy.
    1. +2
      22 September 2023 09: 09
      They are learning. Here is an example.

      Touted by Kiev as the “biggest ever,” the Storm Shadow stealth cruise missile attack on Sevastopol failed miserably as Russia was able to timely learn from its recent air defense failures in repelling Ukrainian missile strikes. Indian military expert Vijainder K. Thakur writes about this in The EurAsian Times.

      The September 20 attack on Sevastopol was an attempt by Ukraine to repeat the success of the previous one on the night of September 13, when it was struck by 11 Storm Shadow missiles. Then three cruise missiles supplied to Kyiv by the UK broke through Russian air defenses, hitting a submarine and a landing ship in a dry dock.

      On September 20, 11 Ukrainian Su-24M tactical bombers took off from the Starokonstantinov airbase in the Khmelnitsky region and headed to the border of the Odessa and Nikolaev regions to attack the main base of the Russian Black Sea Fleet in Sevastopol with Storm Shadow cruise missiles. Two of these Su-24Ms proceeded further south to Ochakov, the second launch point. Despite the use of sophisticated tactics such as flying low over the Black Sea to avoid detection by Russian air defense systems, and the use of three AGM-160 MALD decoy missiles, the attack completely failed. Not a single Storm Shadow missile hit its target, Thakur noted.

      Of the 8 “Storm Shadows” released, 5 were shot down by crews of the Pantsir-S1 air defense system and electronic countermeasures, the other three were also hit directly near Sevastopol. In addition to the fact that the Ukrainian missile attack was successfully repelled, one of the Storm Shadow launch platforms was destroyed by a Russian Aerospace Forces fighter. The Ukrainian Su-24M fighter-bomber was shot down near Novovladimirovka (Nikolaev region), approximately 140 km from the front line.

      According to the military expert EurAsian Times, the main reason for the failure of the Ukrainian air attacks was Russian countermeasures, primarily the deployment of powerful Krasukha-4 electronic warfare systems in the Kherson region, covering possible attack directions, and in the area of ​​the Sevastopol naval base - the generation of an aerosol cloud around probable targets, capable of shielding them from optical homing sensors of enemy missiles.

      In particular, over the Kherson region, at least one long-range Storm Shadow missile was neutralized by Russian electronic warfare systems and crashed to the ground.

      1. +3
        22 September 2023 09: 20
        First of all, the deployment of powerful electronic warfare systems “Krasukha-4” in the Kherson region

        Excuse me, but how will Krasukha help against Storm Shadow/SCALP?
        1. 0
          22 September 2023 09: 30
          The Storm Shadow missile is considered resistant to electronic warfare. In case of interference with the satellite navigation signal, a transition to inertial navigation occurs. One, and perhaps the only, way to shoot down this missile using electronic warfare is to disable its onboard avionics (radio altimeter, fly-by-wire system). This requires a fairly powerful electronic warfare system, and the only such system in the combat zone is “Krasukha-4,” the expert explained to the EurAsian Times.
          1. +1
            22 September 2023 10: 07
            A couple of small notes.
            1) Operating frequencies of Krasukha-4 are 8-18 GHz. Radio altimeter frequencies are 4-4,3 GHz.
            2) Coverage zone from tactical aviation radar (radius) - 11-19 km. For low-flying cruise missiles, you can focus on a lower figure. The advertising figure of 300 km is somewhere up into the vastness of space; no one has canceled the curvature of the earth.
            1. 0
              22 September 2023 20: 16
              Learn the basics of physics. With high radiation power, the frequency range does not matter.
              1. 0
                22 September 2023 20: 18
                Birds on the fly fall under the ray of Rubella without any frequencies..8-)
      2. -1
        22 September 2023 10: 01
        Quote from Orange Bigg
        They are learning. Here is an example.

        I see and know, colleague drinks . But, as usual, we keep our hopes secret, and consider joy to be premature. In general, sometimes I feel a sense of admiration good our men. But you won’t go around and talk about it. feel
  3. +6
    22 September 2023 08: 58
    In general, a monstrous beating of the Karabakh army took place. Azerbaijan really prepared thoroughly while Armenia was resting on the laurels of past victories.
    1. +3
      22 September 2023 09: 11
      To maintain the Army in the required condition, MONEY is required, first of all, and this is a concern of the state, which, alas, does not exist...
  4. +1
    22 September 2023 09: 03
    And the intelligence service of the national security of Armenia where were you looking?
    To the kebab shop "At Ashotik's"?
    The National Security Service officers were supposed to detect Azerbaijan’s preparations for war.
    1. +1
      22 September 2023 09: 10
      Quote: Obi Wan Kenobi
      And the intelligence service of the national security of Armenia where were you looking?

      To be honest, we don’t give a damn about Armenian intelligence. We also had intelligence somewhere in Ukraine looking in the direction of political officers and Medvedchukov’s slogans that everything was there...!!! May God grant you to attract your traitors later!
  5. +3
    22 September 2023 09: 04
    Woe to the vanquished. The population of Artsakh can only rely on the mercy of the Azerbaijanis. Our people will certainly save someone and help someone, but they are few and it is critically important not to get involved in this disastrous business
  6. +6
    22 September 2023 09: 22
    This is called an air offensive. In Western and Turkish doctrine it occupies a leading role. Failure of the air offensive = failure of the entire operation and vice versa. Intelligence plays a leading role in it. In this case, electronic warfare UAVs made in Israel, about which there is silence.
  7. -1
    22 September 2023 14: 34
    Azerbaijan is celebrating victory in a conflict that lasted more than thirty years.

    I hope they won’t forget to reward Pashinyan; he did a lot for the victory. His first award is the Order of Judas!

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