Armenia Showcases New Missiles in Independence Day Parade
(RFE/RL) — Armenia demonstrated on Wednesday Iskander tactical missiles and other advanced weapons acquired from Russia recently as it marked the 25th anniversary of its independence with a military parade held in Yerevan.
Hundreds of Armenian troops marched through the city’s central Republic Square, followed by columns of tanks mounted on ...
Fresh Russian Arms Supplies To Armenia ‘In Progress’
(RFE/RL)- Russia has begun supplying Armenia with new weapons in line with multimillion-dollar defense contracts signed by the two allied states, the Russian ambassador in Yerevan, Ivan Volynkin, said recently.
The Armenian government is to pay for the new weapons with a $200 million loan that was allocated by Moscow last year.
“The loan ...
Armenia Acquires New Russian Missiles… Or Did It?
By: Joshua Kucera
Eurasianet.org - Armenia has shown off advanced missile systems it acquired from Russia, giving it both a potentially substantial military boost as well as a source for controversy in Armenia's state of heightened political tension.
The Iskander missiles were spotted on Friday, in a rehearsal for tomorrow's ...