By: Suraya Raiszada
Afghan experts believe that continued military trainings of Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) have boosted capabilities of the forces in defending the country and its people.
A number of former Afghan military experts and members of parliament say ANDSF by giving sacrifices and continued devotion have paved the way for all achievements Afghans have now, stressing that the country’s defense and security organs should be national from all perspective.
“Once again Afghanistan witnesses with an equipped, professional, strong and modern army. Continued war and resistance of the country’s security forces against international terrorism have further boosted their military skills and experiences,” said Atiqullah Amarkhil, an Afghan military expert.
He said that continued training of ANDSF and particular attention to them have helped them be professional and strong force. Currently, more than 300,000 trained forces are serving in the country’s Afghan National Army (ANA), Afghan National Police (ANP) and National Directorate of Security (NDS) to fight international terrorism and provide better security to the nation.
Haidar Hemat, another Afghan political and military expert says better and continued training and providing modern military equipment to ANDSF have caused that the country’s defense and security forces improve their work and act in battlefields.
“Special forces units and commandos have received the highest and most special military trainings as they have been able to spoil most of the enemy’s vicious and destructive plans in each corner of the country,” Hemat said, adding that today with the blessing of the country’s particular attention and continued efforts of Afghanistan government and international allies, the country has a trained and equipped army to maintain security and fight international terrorism.
Meanwhile, Afghanistan ministry of defense says Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) have now changed to one of the professional and experienced forces in the country as they have received modern military tactics and trainings and are now equipped with modern military equipment.
“Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) have received the newest military tactics and skills as they are able to independently conduct both ground and air operations against the enemy at each corner of the country,” said Fawad Aman, deputy spokesperson to the ministry of defense.
He said that the country’s defense and security forces were now in better position from the point of capability, professionalism, capacity and military equipment and their military capabilities were increasing by passing each single day.
A former military and retired general, Dawlat Waziri says Afghan National Defense and Security Forces particularly the Afghan special forces units and commandos are now well-trained in world standard and combat capabilities are increasing day by day as they have received military training in a combat environment.
Meanwhile, commander of the Afghan special forces units have changed now to one the most trained and professional forces in the region as some are interested in sending their forces to Afghanistan for military trainings.
According to Afghan defense and security officials, the country’s national defense and security forces are well-prepared to defend the country and its people. They say the special forces corpse are now well-equipped with modern arms and equipment and have increasing capabilities to fight any terrorist groups including Daesh and Taliban.
Afghan military experts believe that a well-organized and coordinated army is always the backbone of their country in critical condition as experiences in developed and stable countries of the world have shown that their armies and security forces have protected them from foreign and domestic crisis.