According to a press statement, Armenia will be receiving its batch of Su-30CM multi-purpose aircraft from Russia between December and February of 2020 according to the country’s Defence minister Davit Tonoyan. Initially four Su-30 aircraft have been anticipated with a possibility o fan additional 12, no further details were providedContinue Reading

The OSCE Minsk Group concluded an official visit to the South Caucasus where the Co-Chairs Andrew Schofer (United States), Igor Popov (Russia), Stephane Visconti (France) and the Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office, Andrzej Kasprzyk  met with the heads of state of Armenia(15 October),de facto Nagorno Karabakh (16 October) andContinue Reading

Armenia’s defence minister Davit Tonoyan visited a military outpost on the Armenia-Nakhichevan border to follow-up on the latest developments, security-operational situation, monitor Azeri troop movements and the latest renovation projects on military outposts conducted by Armenian troops on this segment of the militarised border. Finalising his visit, officials reported thatContinue Reading

The ceasefire of 1994 was a turning point in the conflict over Nagorno Karabakh. After years of war, a trilateral ceasefire agreement was signed between the interested parties by the Ministers of Defence of Armenia, Azerbaijan and Nagorno Karabakh. Footage from negotiations: Representatives from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Nagorno Karabakh and RussiaContinue Reading

On the evening of 11 April, a military lorry carrying troops to a military base in southern Armenia veered off the road and overturned, 18 servicemen were hospitalised. The incident occurred near the southern city of Meghri, near the Iranian border, with medical teams responding almost immediately. The injured soldiersContinue Reading

Today the Foreign Ministers of Armenia Zohrab Mnatsakanyan and Azerbaijan Elmar Mamedyarov meet in Paris under the auspices of the OSCE Minsk Group co-Chairs Stéphane Visconti, Igor Popov and Andrew Schofer.  Also present during the meeting was the Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office, Andrzej Kasprzyk. This is the firstContinue Reading

Circulating among Armenian and Azeri media these days are a series of comments regarding the a possibly conflict over Karabakh in the near future. The Head of the Political and Military Analysis Institute, Political Scientist, Aleksander Khramchikhin commented on the possibility of a new flare-up between Azeri and Armenian forcesContinue Reading

The Armenian military news platform Razm.info published losses in the Armenian and Azeri military for 2018. According to Razm.info, sources of the informationare based on news reports (mainly for the Armeian side) and social media monitoring (mainly for the Azeri side, as news on military losses is not normally published). ArmenianContinue Reading

Source: Vardanyan, Olesia, “Armenia elections boost hopes for peace with Azerbaijan”, Jam News, 14 December 2018   Berkaber, Armenia – One of the windows in Sonya Matinyan’s home is filled in with bricks. The glass of the other is splintered by a rifle bullet. The roof has taken a few missileContinue Reading

The acting Armenian Prime Minister (PM) Nikol Pashinian paid an official visit to Stepanakert to meet with his counterpart Bako Sahakyan. The two discussed bilateral co-operation between Armenia and Karabakh. Present during the meeting were other high-ranking government and military officials from both sides. Among the issues discussed were militaryContinue Reading

Russian 102nd military base in Gyumri, Armenia conducts live-fire exercises involving combat helicopters and armoured vehicles, so was the official news brief from the Russian Ministry of Defence on 19 January 2018. The objective of the drills are locating, targeting and firing on decoy “enemy” targets in difficult weather conditions.More than 40Continue Reading