Military of Uzbekistan
The Armed Forces of the Republic of Uzbekistan (Uzbek: Oʻzbekiston Respublikasi Qurolli Kuchlari), is the name of the unified armed forces of Uzbekistan, consisting of a Ground force, Air and Air Defe...
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Uzbekistan Air and Air Defence Forces
The Air and Air Defence Forces are the aerial arm of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Uzbekistan. It was formed following the collapse of the Soviet Union, in 1991, though the military was not crea...
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Battle of Sar-e-Pul
After the Uzbeks were driven out of Samarkand in early 1501 C.E., they regrouped in Bukhara. Muhammad Shaybani began to prepare for another attempt to take Samarkand in April - May of 1501 C.E. Babu...
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TVOKU
69°18′23″E / 41.3201°N 69.3065°E / 41.3201; 69.3065TVOKU (Russian: ТВОКУ) is a Russian abbreviation that stands for Tashkent Higher All-Troops Command College named after ...
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Civil war in Tajikistan
The Civil War in Tajikistan (Tajik: Ҷанги шаҳрвандии Тоҷикистон) began in May 1992 when ethnic groups from the Garm and Gorno-Badakhshan regions, which were underrepresented in the ruling elite, r...
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Battle of Ab Darrah Pass
Muhammad Shaybani, the Khan of the Uzbeks had set up the Khanate of Bukhara and was so powerful and successful in his military exploits that he wrested Samarkand, Herat and Bukhara from the Timurid dy...
Japanese prisoners of war in the Soviet Union
By the end of World War II there were from 560,000 to 760,000 Japanese POWs in the Soviet Union and Mongolia interned to work in labor camps. Of them, about 10% died (50–60,000), mostly during the win...
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Battle of Qatwan
The Battle of Qatwan was fought in September 1141 between the Kara-Khitan Khanate and the Seljuq Empire and its vassal-state the Kara-Khanids. The Seljuqs were decisively defeated, which signalled th...
Uzbekistan Frontier Service
The Frontier Service, also called the Committee for State Border Protection of the National Security Service and the National Border Guard, is a department of the military and National Security Servic...
Siege of Balkh (1447)
After the Battle of Nishapur and the peace treaty which gave the Chechektu valley to Ala-ud-Daulah Mirza, he placed in that out post a certain Mirza Saleh who was an enemy of Abdal-Latif Mirza. Furth...
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Battle of Akhsi
In the early 16th century, Sultan Mahmud Khan, the Chagatai Khan of Western Moghulistan and Sultan Ahmad Alaq Khan, the Chagatai Khan of Eastern Moghulistan decided to counter the growing power of th...
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Battle of Ghazdewan
The Battle of Ghazdewan occurred in what is now Uzbekistan in 1512 AD between Babur's Mughal army and invading Uzbek tribes from Central Asia. It resulted in Babur's defeat after which he resigned hop...
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Siege of Samarkand (1501)
The second engagement between the Timurids and the Uzbeks at Samarkand took place in early 1501 C.E. When Babur captured the city as a result of his second siege of Samarkand (1497), he found it to ha...
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Basmachi movement
The Basmachi movement (Russian: Басмачество, Basmachestvo) or Basmachi Revolt was an uprising against Russian Imperial and Soviet rule by the Muslim peoples of Central Asia.The movement's roots la...
Mongol invasion of Khwarezmia and Eastern Iran
The Mongol invasion of Khwarezmia from 1219 to 1221 marked the beginning of the Mongol conquest of the Islamic states. The Mongol expansion would ultimately culminate in the conquest of virtually all ...
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Battle of the Chirciq River
The Battle of the Chirciq River was fought between Sultan Mahmud Khan of Moghulistan and Sultan Ahmed Mirza, the Timurid ruler of Samarkand & Bukhara in 1488 C.E. over the city of Tashkent. The Mo...
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Uzbekistan Ground Forces
The Ground Forces are the land component of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Uzbekistan. Operating since the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, the army is made up of former Soviet Army units th...
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War of the Heavenly Horses
The Emperor Wu of Han received reports of the tall and powerful horses ("heavenly horses") in the possession of the Dayuan, which were of capital importance to fight the nomad Xiongnu. The refusal of ...
Armed Forces of the Republic of Uzbekistan
The Armed Forces of the Republic of Uzbekistan (Uzbek: Oʻzbekiston Respublikasi Qurolli Kuchlari), is the name of the unified armed forces of Uzbekistan, consisting of a Ground force, Air and Air Defe...
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Karshi-Khanabad Air Base
Karshi-Khanabad, better known as K2, is an air base in southeastern Uzbekistan, just east of Karshi. It is home to the 60th Separate Mixed Aviation Brigade of the Uzbek Air Force.
From 1954 to 198...
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Mongol conquest of the Kara-Khitai
The Mongol Empire conquered the Kara-Khitan Khanate in the years 1216-1218 AD. Already weakened from their struggle with the Khwarazmian dynasty and the usurpation of power by the Naiman prince Kuchlu...
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Second Invasion of the Kazakh Khanate (1509)
In the year 1509, Shaybani Khan proceeded against the Kazakhs. At that time, although the Khan of the Kazakhs was, Baranduk Khan, yet all the business of government was conducted by Qasim Khan Qasim B...
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Siege of Samarkand (1497)
In May 1497 the two armies of Babur and Sultan Ali returned and besieged the city once more. Babur led his army into the territory of Sultan Baysonqor Mirza and after various successes encamped at Yam...
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Kakaydy
Kakaydy or Kokand or Kokaydy is a military airbase situated about 40 kilometres northeast of the town of Termez in Uzbekistan.During the Soviet period (especially during the Soviet war in Afghanistan ...