Armenian borders equipped with new Igla-S and Igla-Super missiles
November 16, 2017 - 17:58 AMT
PanARMENIAN.Net - The air defense arsenal of the Armenian armed forces will soon be replenished with automated equipment which will boast bigger opportunities and have the ability to respond to the entire range of airborne targets, a military official has said, according to Hay Zinvor newspaper.
According to Colonel Artur Poghosyan, Armenia has new contract with a number of countries.
He revealed that the Armenian armed forces have acquired quite a large batch of Igla-S and Igla-Super man-portable surface-to-air missiles, and that they have already reached some frontline battalions.
"Igla-S is a high-precision missile and the best in its category The ones we bought are new and will cause no problems for a long time," Poghosyan said.
The number of state universities will be reduced from 23 to 8 by 2030, Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sport Zhanna Andreasyan has said.
From September 21 to November 11, a total of 2,820 Russians registered at a place of residence in Armenia, the police has said.
The situation on the contact line between Karabakh and Azerbaijan was relatively stable overnight, the Defense Army says.
Defense Minister Suren Papikyan has visited the southern Armenian province of Syunik, the Defense Ministry reported on March 18.
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