"The army is a pillar of our country, nation,
state independence!"
Heydar Aliyev

Deputy Minister of Defence – Commander of the Air Force

LIEUTENANT GENERAL

TAIROV RAMIZ FIRUDIN OGLU

DEPUTY MINISTER OF DEFENCE –

COMMANDER OF THE AIR FORCE

 

Lieutenant General Tahirov Ramiz Firudin oglu was born in Vladikavkaz city of the Russian Federation on 16 April 1966.

He graduated from the Military Lyceum named after Jamshid Nakchivanski in 1983, from the Kiev Higher Anti-Aircraft and Rocket Engineering School in 1988 and from the Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan in 2006 with honours.

From 1988 to 1992 he served in the Armed Forces of the USSR at the Academy of Air Defence of Land Forces named after Marshal of the Soviet Union A.M.Vasilevsky and in the military representation of the USSR.

In 1992-2002, he served in the Armed Forces of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

In 2002-2013, he worked as Deputy Assistant to the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan for defence issues.

He was engaged in combat operations for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

 

He has received numerous awards and medals for commendable fulfillment of duties. He has been awarded with the Medal “For Motherland” by Presidential Decree dated 24.06.2005, the Medal for Distinguished Military Service by Presidential Decree dated 21.06.2007, Medal for Distinguished Service for Homeland by Presidential Decree dated 24.06.2015 and the Medal for Distinguished Military Service by Presidential Decree dated 19.04.2016.

He has been appointed as Deputy Minister of Defence – Commander of the Air Force by Presidential Decree dated 14.05.2014.

He is married and has two children.