December 16 saw the signing of a new agreement between Yerevan and Moscow for a $100 million loan aimed at Armenia’s defence sector. The loan will be used between 2018-2022, with a 15-year reimbursement time with a 3% annual interest rate. The agreement specifies that Yerevan can purchase military equipment
Azerbaijan seeks to develop its own combat unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) after Israeli company revokes license. Minster of Azeri Defense Industry, Yaver Camalov reportedly briefed reporters on the issue this week. In his words, the new programme is aimed at developing “kamikaze” UAV’s, similar to the Israeli-produced Harop used against
On 14 December 2017 Armenia’s Ministry of Defence signed a contract $1,7 million contract with the Polish Defence conglomerate Lubawa Group for the production and posterior supply to Armenia of military grade equipment. Production will be carried out by Lubawa’s branch in Armenia with its headquarters located in Charentsavan.
The 102nd Russian military base in Armenia started what it officially announced as “tactical and special training exercises” within Armenia’s territory. The participants in the three-day event include units from the motor rifle division, tank and artillery, as well as air defence, reconnaissance and engineering units. The drills are
Between 3-8 December 2017, an Armenian delegation headed by Colonel Arthur Baghdasaryan, the head of Armenia’s Military Police paid an official visit to his Italian counterpart, head of the Carabinieri, Sabino Cavaliere. The visit took place within the framework of bilateral cooperation between the two ministries according to Armenia’s Defence