MINISTER OF DEFENCE OF RA

MINISTER OF DEFENCE OF RA

Davit Tonoyan

Appointed Minister of Defence of RA on May 11, 2018

Activities

Assumed a military service in the RA MoD Department of Military Police as Chief of division

Served in the RA MoD Department of Armaments

Held different posts adjacent to NATO Allied Command Operations Headquarter

Appointed the RA Armed Forces Representative to NATO by the order of the RA Minster of Defence

Appointed Head of International Military Cooperation and Defence Programs of the RA Ministry of Defence under the presidential decree signed by the RA President

Appointed Head of Defence Policy Department

Given the degree of the 2nd class state adviser of the Special Civil Service under the presidential decree signed by the RA President.

By the decree of the RA President was appointed First Deputy Minister of Defence

By the decree of the RA President was appointed Minister of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Armenia

By the decree of the RA President was appointed Minister of Defence of the Republic of Armenia

Education

Graduated from Yerevan State University

Graduated from Military-Diplomacy Academy of RF

Other activity

Languages:

Russian, English, French

Awards

RA MoD medal "Vazgen Sargsyan" (2005), RA MoD medal "Andranik Ozanyan" (2008), medal “For Services Contributed to the Motherland” 2nd degree  (2008), medal “For Services Contributed to the Motherland” 1st degree (2012), order “For Services Contributed to the Motherland” 2nd degree (2017), RA AF commemorative medal “Coat of Arms” (2017), RA MoD “For Fair Service” 1st, 2nd and 3rd degree medals.

Service and participation in combat operations

  • 1986 - 1988 – served in the USSR Armed Forces
  • Has been in the Armed Forces of the Republic of Armenia since 1992.
  • 1992 -1994 – served in the RA Ministry of Internal Affairs
  • Reserve Colonel since December 2009

Rewards