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Helicopters, rocket-artillery systems, drones: Armenian Deputy Defense Minister on 2021 acquisitions

Helicopters, rocket-artillery systems, drones: Armenian Deputy Defense Minister on 2021 acquisitions


YEREVAN, MARCH 15, ARMENPRESS. Last year, the Armenian Armed Forces acquired helicopters, drones, artillery rockets and anti-tank measures, armored vehicles and other equipment, Deputy Defense Minister Arman Sarkissian told lawmakers during of the session of the parliamentary committee on defense and security affairs where the government of 2021 the results of the action plan were being discussed.

Sargsyan presented the replenishments of the Armenian army in the framework of the acquisition of new weapons and the modernization of military equipment, without mentioning the quantities and models.

“The armed forces were supplemented with helicopters, drones, rocket artillery, anti-tank, artillery communications, engineers, measures of firearms, armored vehicles, automotive and other equipment. Supplementation is implemented by the assessment of needs as a result of structural changes, moreover part of the supplies will be carried out by the enterprises of the Armenian military-industrial complex,” Sarkissian said.

He added that the Armenian Defense Ministry has signed contracts with local defense companies for the acquisition of air defense systems, anti-rocket artillery measures and means of communication, as well as for technical maintenance. .