On October 14, the Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan shared a video from the recent strike on Armenian tactical missile systems.
The targeted systems were deployed were deployed along the border with the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh, specifically near the town of Kelbajar.
The video shows what appears to be two OTR-21 Tochka or 9K720 Iskander tactical ballistic missile launchers. The Armenian military is known to be operating at least 4 Tochka and 4 Iskander launchers.
The Ministry of Defense of Armenia acknowledged the loss of “equipment” in the Azerbaijani strike on its territory, vowing to respond.
The Armenian tactical ballistic missile systems were likely targeted with loitering munitions, combat drones or stand-off precision-guided missiles. Azerbaijani forces have been deploying such means since the outbreak of the battle in Nagorno-Karabakh on September 27.
The Azerbaijani strike pose a series escalation as the targeted systems were stationed inside Armenia’s territory and were not involved in any attack.
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