An undisclosed military unit within the 5th Army Corps carried out mortar training drills including practical hands-on and theoretical training aimed at further developing their skills.  The events were overseen by the high-ranking officers within the military unit. Mortars have been an important part of the arsenals of both sidesContinue Reading

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Nagorno Karabakh met with the head of the armed forces of the latter, Maj Gen Karen Abrahamyan.  Maj Gen Abrahamyan received the head of ICRC’s Nagorno Karabakh programme, Pierre Emanuel Ducruet, during which a series of questions related to bilateral co-operationContinue Reading

Azeri military units departed from the Nakhicehvan Autonomous Republic  on 30 January towards Kars, Turkey for a military training session expected on 23 February.  The  300 km journey will take around 6 hours, where they will be stationed at a local Turkish military base in preparation for multilateral training sessions.Continue Reading

Azeri troops stationed at the village of Chojuk Merjenli (or Cocuq Mərcanlı as it is written in Azeri)  in southwestern Azerbaijan held a day of leisure  aimed at boosting moral and integrating their presence with local villagers. The event was organised by the Ministry of Defence , with the participation ofContinue Reading

On 05 February the President of de facto Nagorno Karabakh, Bako Sahakyan,  visited troops in the northeastern region of Martakert and held a meeting with local authorities at the village of Talish.  He was accompanied by the  commander of the Defence Army (the equivalent to a minister of defence inContinue Reading

Bilateral  cooperation between Armenia and Poland in the defence field has experienced an increase in the last several years. Polish Defence firm Lubawa, with over 60 years of experience in military equipment production, inaugurated its filial in Armenia several years ago, and has sealed several deals with the Armenian securityContinue Reading

Just a few day ago, a new contingent of Armenian Interior Ministry troops  was transferred to the volatile border region  of Tavush, neighbouring Azerbaijan. The new contingent will be replacing the current one, as the latter heads to the reserves  after concluding their tour. The redeployment was marked in ceremonialContinue Reading

Azeri authorites at the Ministry of Defence  have released the latest information on ceasefire violations along the line of contact with Nagorno Karabakh and the de facto border with Armenia for the past seven days. Units responsible for monitoring such incidents have reported 167 ceasefire violations by the Armenian military.Continue Reading