An Azeri unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) was shot down yesterday, 21 April, on the line-of-contact (LoC) separating de facto Nagorno Karabakh (NK) and Azerbaijan according to an official statement by the Karabakh Defence Ministry. The latter published a statement six hours after the incident, in which they identified the UAVContinue Reading

Yesterday, 12 June, the Azeri Defence ministry reported on a near hit of one of its drones by Armenian anti-air defence missile over south eastern Nagorno Karabakh. The report stated that the Armenian side fired on an Azeri drone during a planned training flight with two OSA anti-air missiles.  GeospatialContinue Reading

In an official statement today, defence officials in Stepanakert stated that along the the line-of-contact an increase of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV’s, or drones) and military aircraft training flights, affirming that the latter ” often violate the established flight zones”. Continuing the statement, the authorities stated: “The Defence ministry ofContinue Reading

On 21 February 2019, military authorities in Azerbaijan announced the shooting-down of an Armenian  X-55 unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). According to official news, the incident occurred in the vicinity of Aghdam, along the central part of the line-of-contact between Nagorno Karabakh and Azerbaijan.  Baku states that the UAV was onContinue Reading

The Azeri Armed Forces conducted life-fire artillery training today at an undisclosed military training facility according to the country’s Ministry of Defence. The exercises saw the deployment of artillery guns, self-propelled artillery, unguided and guided rockets as well as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), essentially drones being used for locating targets.Continue Reading

  At the end of September of this year, Armenian Defence Minister Vigen Sargsyan held talks with Poland’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Security and Eastern Affairs Bartosz Cichocki. Armenian-Polish cooperation in defence matters and Armenia’s military-industrial development were discussed at the talks. Cichocki highlighted to journalists that Warsaw has offeredContinue Reading

Source: “Armenia Claims Its Military Produces Drones”, RFERL, 21 June 2011 *all opinions expressed are those of the original author and do not necessarily reflect the opinions or stance of Nagorno Karabakh Observer.    YEREVAN — Armenian officials say they are manufacturing and supplying the country’s military with unmanned aircraft, or drones,Continue Reading