Group of military observers visited Almaty region

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DYKORGAN. October 30. KAZINFORM /Sandugash Duisenova/ A group of military observers from 24 member-states of Vienna Document and three international organizations visited Almaty region.

During three days the military observers have surveyed the airbase and air-assault brigade in the context of the Kazakhstan's internationally binding commitment in OSCE politico-military dimension.

Commanders of the air-assault brigade and airbase demonstrated everything they have in arsenal and informed of the history of military bases, their structure, functions and purpose.

The second day the military observers were demonstrated the base-line armor system, equipment and war-planes of airbase Nr. 604 of the Kazakh Armed Forces. The base was established on September, 1999 on the base of air regiment Nr.129 of fighter-bombers founded at the end of 1969 at Kyzyl-Agach airfield in Azerbaijan.

The principal type of combat practice for airbase Nr. 604 is the flight training. It should be noted that the air-assault brigade and airbase took an active part in recent large military exercises as "Interaction -2009" at Matybulak polygon.

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