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The Cypriot National Guard sent a deadly message to Turkey

The Cypriot National Guard sent a deadly message to Turkey which occupies approximately 36% of the island.

The Cypriot National Guard T-80U sent a deadly message to Turkey
CYPRIOT T-80U TANK FIRING ROUNDS | PHOTO: ARMY.GOV.CY

Cypriot T-80U tanks began shooting their 125 mm cannons and 7.62mm coaxial machine guns on ground targets in preparation for the upcoming Cyprus military exercises.

In accordance with the National Guard’s General Staff, units of the XX Armoured Brigade conducted the exercise at the Kalo Chorio Firing Range in Cyprus from January 17 to January 21, 2022, according to the Cypriot National Guard General Staff.

Cyprus T-80U passing through water The Cypriot National Guard sent a deadly message to Turkey GEOPOLITIKI
Cyprus T-80U passing through water

This activity is part of the operational military training of the Cypriot National Guard and was attended by the permanent personnel of the force, the soldiers who were recently enlisted and completed their training, and the contracted soldiers.

Lieutenant General Demokritos Zervakis, Chief of the National Guard, was present on the firing exercise and expressed his appreciation for the outstanding level of morale and training displayed by the soldiers of the Armoured Units.

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