YEREVAN, March 15. /ARKA/. Armenia’s Ministry of Defense and the Armed Forces are in full control of the situation, and all steps designed to create panic and question the combat capability of the army in no way contribute to strengthening its combat readiness and defense capability,” Deputy Defense Minister Arman Sargsyan said today.
He said also that the Acting Chief of the General Staff and his deputies also work in a steady manner solving all the tasks they are assigned to.
Speaking about the military exercises in Armenia, which are scheduled to kick off on March 16, the Deputy Minister noted that they, like any military exercises, have a clear goal – to beef up the country’s security and its defense capability.
According to him, the defense capabilities of the army are questioned only by social media networks. He stressed that it is one thing to raise problems, and another thing is to spread false information that creates panic.
“There are many problems that are being consistently addressed, including social issues for persons with disabilities,’
Armenian armed forces will conduct tactical and special drills from March 16 to March 20, which are part of the 2021 troop training plan and will involve all types of troops and special purpose units.
The purpose of the military drills is to check the combat readiness of the troops, management capacities of the operative units and their ability to act quickly in a specific situation. The drills will also check cooperation between staff and supporting forces and means.,
The exercises will involve about 7,500 servicemen, 200 pieces of artillery, 150 anti-tank weapons, 100 pieces of armored vehicles, more than 90 air defense equipment. -0-