The Minister of Defence held private talks with the officers of the training military unit

On February 4, Minister of Defence Suren Papikyan continued private talks with the officers of the N training military unit of the Ministry of Defence. The perspectives of the modernization of the Armed Forces, the increase of combat capability of the troops, and a number of issues related to the strengthening of the level of combat training were discussed. The minister also talked with the officers about their social and household issues. To recall, this week the visits of Defence Minister Suren Papikyan to all army corps and military units of the Defence Ministry have started. The purpose of the visits is to get acquainted with the process of the service organization, the discipline and moral-psychological state of servicemen, the social and living conditions, the furnishing of the front line and the progress of construction works.

04/02/2023

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Memoranda were signed to develop cooperation in the field of education

In order to develop cooperation in the field of education, the head of the Vazgen Sargsyan Military University of the Ministry of Defence, Colonel Artur Yeroyan signed memoranda with the Rector of the Yerevan State University Hovhannes Hovhannisyan and the Rector of the Yerevan State Pedagogical University Srbuhi Gevorgyan. Within the framework of cooperation, the universities will carry out academic exchange of students, professors and researchers, training, professional practice, lectures, contributing to the training of highly qualified scientific and pedagogical personnel and specialists. According to the signed memoranda, scientific topics of dissertations will be discussed between the parties, supervision of master's theses and approval of topics will be carried out, joint scientific conferences will be organized, and joint scientific works will be published. During the meetings, the possibilities of methodical support, mutual professional assistance and counseling, master's volunteer work, organization of joint summer schools were also discussed.

02/02/2023

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Suren Papikyan presented a flag of honor to the commander of the best training military unit

On February 2, RA Minister of Defence Suren Papikyan visited the training military unit of the Ministry of Defence. Walking around the territory of the military unit, Minister Papikyan observed the organization of the educational process, the conduct of courses and trainings determined by the order of the day.

02/02/2023

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The RA Ministry of Defence announces a tender

As part of the reforms initiated in the RA Armed Forces, it is planned to change the uniform of the Armed Forces personnel, including field, casual, office, cadet and other forms, in connection with which the RA Ministry of Defence plans to purchase consulting services for the development of clothing design (uniforms).

02/02/2023

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The Minister of Defence of the Republic of Armenia visited the N military unit

Minister of Defence Suren Papikyan's visits to all army corps and military units of the Defence Ministry have started. They will be continuous and unexpected. The purpose of the unexpected visits is to get acquainted with the process of the service organization, the discipline and moral-psychological state of the servicemen, the social and living conditions, the furnishing of the front line and the progress of the construction works.

01/02/2023

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Release

On January 29, according to preliminary data, as a result of a violation of the rules for handling weapons, serviceman A.A. of military unit N of the Ministry of Defence received a gunshot wound. The condition of the soldier is assessed as extremely serious. An investigation is underway to fully clarify the circumstances of the incident.

30/01/2023

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Meeting-consultation in the administrative complex of the Ministry of Defence

On January 28, a meeting was held in the administrative complex of the Ministry of Defence dedicated to the 31st anniversary of the formation of the Armenian army. RA Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, members of the Security Council, high-ranking officials and servicemen took part in the event. The attendees honored with a minute of silence the memory of the servicemen who died as a result of the tragic incident of January 19. Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and Defence Minister Suren Papikyan gave speeches. Then, according to the results of the 2022 academic year, the army corp and military units recognized as the best with high indicators of combat training and exemplary military discipline were announced.

28/01/2023

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The military-political leadership visited the "Yerablur" military pantheon

On the occasion of the Army Day, the RA military-political leadership visited the "Erablur" military pantheon and paid tribute to the memory of the Armenians who sacrificed their lives for the defence of the Motherland. The attendees laid flowers on the graves of Sparapet Vazgen Sargsyan, Andranik Ozanyan and a wreath on the memorial complex to the memory of the fallen freedom fighters.

28/01/2023

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A professional gathering of officer-lawyers was held in the administrative complex of the RA Ministry of Defence

From January 25 to 27, a professional gathering of officer-lawyers of army corps, military units and military training institutions was held in the administrative complex of the RA Ministry of Defence under the leadership of Deputy Minister of Defence Arman Sargsyan. During the gathering, special attention was paid to improving legal education and legal awareness in the Armed Forces, ensuring law and order, strengthening military discipline and legality, developing and carrying out measures against vicious phenomena, and the importance of deepening cooperation with law enforcement agencies was emphasized. On the eve of Army Day, the participants of the meeting visited the "Yerablur" pantheon, paid tribute to the memory of the heroes who sacrificed their lives for the defence of the Motherland.

27/01/2023

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A meeting of the board under the Minister of Defence was held

On January 26, under the leadership of the Minister of Defence of the Republic of Armenia Suren Papikyan, a meeting of the board under the Minister of Defence was held with the agenda "The state and ways to increase combat readiness, training, command of troops, moral and psychological support of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Armenia in the 2022 academic year". At the end of the board meeting, the Minister of Defence gave a number of instructions to the heads of structural divisions.

26/01/2023

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Samvel Movsisyan was appointed Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the RA Armed Forces

By the decree of the President of the Republic of Armenia Vahagn Khachaturyan dated January 24, Major General Arakel Martikian was relieved of the post of Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Armenia. By another decree of the President of the Republic of the same day, Colonel Samvel Movsisyan was appointed the Chief of the General Intelligence Department of the General Staff of the RA Armed Forces and the Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the RA Armed Forces.

25/01/2023

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Suren Papikyan received Toivo Klaar

On January 23, RA Defence Minister Suren Papikyan received Toivo Klaar, EU Special Representative for the South Caucasus and Georgia crisis. Head of the EU Delegation to Armenia, Ambassador Andrea Victorin also participated in the meeting. Toivo Klaar expressed his concerns about the situation around the Lachin Corridor. The parties discussed the latest developments in the region. The interlocutors expressed hope that at the meeting of the EU Foreign Ministers' Committee a decision will be made on implementing a new EU civilian observation mission in Armenia.

23/01/2023

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