General Staff of Azerbaijani Armed Forces
|Azərbaycan Respublikası Silahlı Qüvvələri Baş Qərargahı|
|Formed||October 9, 1991|
|Jurisdiction|| Azerbaijani Land Forces
Azerbaijani Air Force
|Headquarters||Baku, Azerbaijan Republic|
The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Azerbaijan Republic (Azerbaijani: Azərbaycan Respublikası Silahlı Qüvvələri Baş Qərargahı) is the military staff of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces. It is the central organ of the Armed Forces Administration and oversees operational management of the armed forces under the Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan Republic.
The Chief of the General Staff is appointed by the President of Azerbaijan, who is the supreme commander-in-chief of the armed forces. The current Chief of the General Staff is Colonel General Najmaddin Sadigov.
- 1 List of Chiefs of Staff
- 2 List of National Advisors on Military Issues to the President of Azerbaijan
- 3 List of Chiefs of Azerbaijani Navy
- 4 List of Chiefs of Azerbaijani Air Force
- 5 See also
- 6 References
List of Chiefs of Staff
Azerbaijan Democratic Republic (June 26, 1918 - April 28, 1920)
- Habib Bey Salimov, August 1, 1918 - March 26, 1919
- Mammad Bey Shulkevich, March 26, 1919 - December, 1919
- Abdulhamid Bey Gaytabashi, December, 1919 - April 28, 1920
Azerbaijan Republic (October 9, 1991- )
- General Major Shahin Musayev, September 1991 (officially from January 22, 1992) - May 1992
- Colonel Rufat Amirov (acting)
- Lieutenant General Valeh Barshadly, May 1992 - September 4, 1992
- General Major Nuraddin Sadigov, September 4, 1992 - June 17, 1993
- Colonel General Safar Abiyev (acting), June 17, 1993 - November 2, 1993
- Colonel General Najmaddin Sadigov, November 2, 1993 - present.
List of National Advisors on Military Issues to the President of Azerbaijan
- Brigadier General Yashar Demirbulaq, Turkish Air Force
- General Major Nuraddin Sadigov
- Colonel General Tofig Aghahuseynov
- Lieutenant General Vahid Aliyev
List of Chiefs of Azerbaijani Air Force
- Lieutenant General Rail Rzayev, 1993 - February 11, 2009
- General Major Altay Mehdiyev, May 12, 2009 - present
- "N. H. Sadıqov haqqında AZƏRBAYCAN RESPUBLİKASI PREZİDENTİNİN SƏRƏNCAMI" [Decree of President of Azerbaijan on appointment of N.H. Sadigov]. Retrieved 2011-01-05.
- "Marş, irəli!..." [Forward]. Lent.az. 2008-06-25. Retrieved 2011-01-05.
- Rustam (2007-06-26). "Silahlı Qüvvələrin yaradılmasından 89 il ötür" [89 years pass since creation of armed forces]. Adalet. Retrieved 2011-01-05.
- "Ş. X. Musayev haqqında AZƏRBAYCAN RESPUBLİKASI PREZİDENTİNİN SƏRƏNCAMI" [Decree of President of Azerbaijan on Sh. Kh. Musayev]. Retrieved 2011-01-05.
- "ORDUMUZUN 90 İLLİYİ: AZƏRBAYCANIN MÜDAFİƏ NAZİRLƏRİ, BAŞ QƏRARGAH RƏİSLƏRİ VƏ HƏRBİ DƏNİZ QÜVVƏLƏRİNİN KOMANDANLARI" [90 years anniversary of oura rmy: Ministers of Defense, Chiefs of Staff and Naval Commanders of Azerbaijan]. Retrieved 2010-07-15.
- "The Center of Effective Initiatives". Retrieved 2011-01-05.
- "Decree of the President of Azerbaijan Republic on V.E. Barshadly". Archived from the original on 2011-07-06. Retrieved 2010-07-12.
- ""Doktrina" Jurnalistlərin Hərbi Araşdırmalar Mərkəzi" ["Doctrine" Military Research Center for Journalists]. Retrieved 2010-07-12.
- "N. S. Sadıqov haqqında AZƏRBAYCAN RESPUBLİKASI PREZİDENTİNİN FƏRMANI" [Order of President of Azerbaijan on appointment of N.S. Sadigov]. Retrieved 2011-01-05.
- "D. Q. Rzayev və S. A. Əbiyev haqqında AZƏRBAYCAN RESPUBLİKASI PREZİDENTİNİN FƏRMANI" [Order of President of Azerbaijan on D.Q. Rzayev and S.A. Abiyev]. Retrieved 2011-01-05.
- "General-mayor Altay Mehdiyev HHQ və HHM qoşunlarının komandanı təyin olunub" [General Major Altay Mehdiyev was appointed the Commander of Azerbaijani Air and Air Defense Force]. Retrieved 2010-12-07.
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