On 9 April, the Anti-Air Defense Coordinating Committee adjunct to the Council of Ministers of Defense of the CIS held its 50th anniversary session at the administrative complex of the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Armenia, as the press service of the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Armenia told Armenian News-NEWS.am.
According to the 2019 working plan of the Council of Ministers of Defense of the CIS, among the participants of the session were representatives of the defense ministries of Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, the Secretariat of the Council of Ministers of Defense of the CIS and military production enterprises, as well as the heads of baseline organizations for the examination of anti-air defense issues and personnel preparation in the CIS.
Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Armenia, Lieutenant-General Artak Davtyan attended the opening of the anniversary session. Attaching importance to the Committee’s session, Davtyan emphasized that the partnership contributes to the strengthening of readiness of the anti-air defense forces and reliable defense of the aerial borders of CIS countries.
The Committee summed up the actions carried out in 2018 and discussed the unified air-defense system of the CIS.