Army

PM Pashinyan introduces new Chief of General Staff of Armed Forces to senior officer staff

Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan introduced new Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces Artak Davtyan to the senior officer staff at the defense ministry, the PM’s Office said.

Armenia’s defense minister meets PACE co-rapporteurs in Yerevan

Armenia’s defense minister David Tonoyan held a meeting on May 25 with Giuseppe Galati (Italy, EPP/CD) and Yuliya Lovochkina (Ukraine, SOC), co-rapporteurs of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE).

Defense minister attended CSTO Ministerial Council in Astana

Delegation led by Armenia’s Defense Minister Davit Tonoyan partook in the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) Defense Ministers Council meeting held on Wednesday in Astana. As the press department at the ministry of defense reports, delegations from the defense administrations of CSTO member states, General Secretary of the CSTO Yuri Khachaturov and the Chief of the Joint General Staff of the CSTO, Colonel-General Anatoli Sidorov attended the meeting.

Movses Hakobyan to be relieved from position of Chief of General Staff of Armenian Armed Forces

Movses Hakobyan will be relieved from the position of the Chief of the General Staff of the Armenian Armed Forces.

Armenia MOD: Soldier found dead at combat position

The dead body of army conscript, Private Martin Khachatryan (born in 1998), was found on Tuesday at around 1:30pm, at the combat position of the protection area of a military unit of the Armed Forces of Armenia.

Military investigates shooting of 19-year-old Private

The military investigative committee is probing the death of a private serviceman.

Defense, foreign ministers visit Armenia’s border in Nakhijevan direction

Armenia’s defense minister David Tonoyan and minister of foreign affairs Zohrab Mnatsakanyan have visited Armenia’s south-western border in the direction of Nakhijevan, defense ministry spokesperson Artsrun Hovhannisyan said on Facebook.

Armenian defense minister introduces situation in Artsakh-Azerbaijan line of contact to Ambassador Kasprzyk

Defense minister of Armenia Davit Tonoyan on May 17 received Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office, Ambassador Andrzej Kasprzyk, the ministry said.

Defense minister Tonoyan holds meeting with CSTO Secretary General

Defense minister of Armenia Davit Tonoyan on May 17 received CSTO Secretary General Yuri Khachaturov, the defense ministry said.

Armenian military CBRN specialists participate in Russia expert meetings

Colonel Vardan Nshanyan – head of the Radiation, Chemical, and Biological Protection Troops (RCBP) of the Armenian Armed Forces, is leading a military delegation to Kostroma, Russia – where Armenian specialists are participating in the May 15 – May 17 of expert assemblies and discussions of RCBP field, the defense ministry said.

Defense minister holds consultation over complaint of officers of military commissariats

Defense minister of Armenia Davit Tonoyan on May 16 held a consultation over the complaints of officers of military commissariats, Artsrun Hovhannisyan – spokesman of the defense ministry, said on Facebook.

OSCE monitoring at Artsakh-Azerbaijan line of contact passed in accordance with the agreed schedule

On May 16, in accordance with the arrangement reached with the authorities of the Republic of Artsakh, the OSCE Mission conducted a planned monitoring of the ceasefire regime on the Line of Contact between the armed forces of Artsakh and Azerbaijan, to the north from Kuropatkino settlement of the Martuni region, Artsakh’s Foreign Ministry told ArtsakhPress.

Munich University delegation visits Armenia’s National Defense Research University

The delegation of the Munich University of Federal Armed Forces paid a study visit to the National Defense Research University of the defense ministry of Armenia, the NDRU informed.

Artsakh President receives head of General Staff of Armenia Armed forces

On 15 May Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan received head of the General Staff of the Republic of Armenia Armed forces Movses Hakobyan.

OSCE to conduct monitoring at Artsakh-Azerbaijan line of contact

On May 16, in accordance with the arrangement reached with the authorities of the Republic of Artsakh, the OSCE Mission will conduct a planned monitoring of the ceasefire regime on the Line of Contact between the armed forces of Artsakh and Azerbaijan, to the north from Kuropatkino settlement of the Martuni region, the Artsakh Foreign Ministry told ArtsakhPress.

Armenia investigates attempted murder of sergeant by Azerbaijan

An investigation is underway in the 3rd garrison military investigative committee to determine the circumstances surrounding the shooting of a sergeant.

Artsakh soldier severely wounded by Azerbaijani shooting

Soldier of Artsakh’s Defense Army Shamkhal Petrosyan, born in 1998, received a severe gunshot wound by the Azerbaijani fire on May 13, at 22:35, in one of the military units located in the northern direction of the Defense Army.

PM Pashinyan presented the newly appointed defense minister

Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan presented today the newly appointed minister of defense Davit Tonoyan at the defense ministry, Artsrun Hovhannisyan, spokesperson at the ministry wrote on Facebook.

Armenia to have “brain center” for military-industrial complex

A technico-military scientific research institute is planned to be established in Armenia, and whose objective will be to ensure the implementation of tasks of scientific and technical developments and to create prerequisites for selling domestically manufactured military products in foreign markets.

General Staff of Armed Forces obliged to provide soldiers with all necessary items and high- quality food - PM Pashinyan

Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan tasked the Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces to pay close attention that all soldiers are provided with hygienic items, military uniforms, shoes and high-quality food.