Sunday, May 26, 2013

Armenia




Armenia


Armenia
Capital: Yerevan




Former Soviet Republic.
Declared independence from the Soviet Union in 1991.
Fought the Nagorno-Karabakh War against Azerbaijan from 1992-1994.

Collective Security Treaty Organization charter signed between Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, and Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan.

About 5,000 Russian soldiers are stationed in Armenia.

20,000 Armenian soldiers are stationed in the Nagorno-Karabakh region of Azerbaijan.

The Lachin corridor was cut by Azerbaijan forces during the Nagorno-Karabakh War, cutting off and isolating Armenian forces in the Nagorno-Karabakh area from being resupplied from Armenia. Armenian forces counter attacked and eventually captured the area.

Armed Forces of Armenia


Air Force
3,500 personnel
Main air base located at Erebuni Airport in Yerevan and Shirak airport in Gyumri.
Training base at Arzni.
The Conventional Forces Europe (CFE) treaty limits Armenia to 100 fixed-wing aircraft and 50 attack helicopters.

MiG-25 fighter aircraft (1)
Su-25 ground attack aircraft (15)
L-39 trainer/light attack aircraft (6)

Yak-52 trainer aircraft (10)

Yak-18 trainer aircraft (1)
Il-76 transport aircraft (2)
Tu-134 transport aircraft (1)
Mi-24 attack helicopters (12)




Mi-8 transport helicopters (9)

Mi-2 utility helicopters used for training (6)

Krunk Unmanned Aerial Vehicle


Unknown type UAV


Unknown type UAV


Unknown type UAV





Air Defense Force
S-300

2K11 Krug (SA-4 Ganef)

S-75 Dvina (SA-2 Guideline)
9K33 Osa (SA-8 Gecko)

9K35 Strela-10 (SA-13 Gopher)
S-125 (SA-3 Goa)

9K32 Strela-2 (SA-7 Grail)
9K310 Igla-1E (SA-16 Gimlet)


9K38 Igla-1 (SA-18 Grouse)
S-60 anti-aircraft guns
ZSU-23-4 anti-aircraft guns
ZU-23-2 anti-aircraft guns


Armenia is landlocked and has no navy.

Army
46,683
An additional 20,000 Armenian soldiers are stationed in the Nagorno-Karabakh region of Azerbaijan.

SS-1 Scud B ballistic missiles

SS-21 short range ballistic missiles


T-80 tanks (20)
T-72 tanks (160)
T-54 tanks (80)
BMP-2 infantry fighting vehicles (57)
BMP-1 infantry fighting vehicles (80)
BRM-1K infantry fighting vehicles (22)
BTR-80 armored personnel carriers (50)
BTR-70 armored personnel carriers (21)
BTR-60 armored personnel carriers (25)
BTR-60 “look-a-likes” (100)
MT-LB armored personnel carriers (145)
BRDM-2 armored reconnaissance vehicles (120)
GAZ-2975 Tigr 4x4 wheeled utility vehicles.


BM-30 Smerch multiple rocket launchers
WM-80 Chinese made 273mm multiple rocket launchers (6)


BM-21 122mm multiple rocket launchers

9A51 “Prima” 50 tube 122mm multiple rocket launcher on a Ural 4320 truck.
N-2 multiple rocket launchers. Armenian made. 12 rockets (2 rows of 6). Fires the TB-1 rocket? Fires RPG-7 rounds (TBG-7 and OG-7)?




2S3 Akatsiya 152mm self propelled howitzers
2S1 Gvozdika 122mm self propelled howitzers
D-30 towed 122mm howitzer (90)
D-20 towed 152mm gun/howitzer (34)

9P149 tank destroyers- MT-LB with 9K114 Shturm (AT-6 Spiral) anti-tank missiles
9P148- BRDM-2 with 9M113 Konkurs (AT-5 Spandrel) anti-tank missiles


9K115-2 Metis-M (AT-13 Saxhorn-2)
9K112 Kobra (AT-8 Songster)
9M113 Konkurs (AT-5 Spandrel)

T-12 anti-tank guns (29)?


RPG-7 anti-tank rocket launchers
SPG-9 recoilless guns
AGS-17 automatic grenade launcher

PK machine guns
Zastava M93 Black Arrow sniper/anti-material rifles. Serbian made.

Dragunov SVD sniper rifles
AKM assault rifles
AK-74 assault rifles
AKS-74U sub-machine guns
Makarov PM pistols

Special Forces



Border Guard









Republic of Armenia Police










Ministry of Emergency Situations




Intelligence
National Security Service (NSS)?





Armenia military pictures















Companies
ASPAR arms




The breakaway Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (formerly part of Azerbaijan)

The Nagorno-Karabakh region has a predominately ethnic Armenian population.

Nagorno-Karabakh Defense Army
Approximately 20,000 personnel

Deeply entwined and integrated with the Armenian military.
Inherited much weapons and equipment left by retreating Azerbaijani forces.

Su-25 fighter aircraft (2)
Mi-24 Hind attack helicopters (5)
Mi-8 transport helicopters (5)
Krunk Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (4)




T-72 tanks?

BMP-2 infantry fighting vehicles

BRDM-2 armored reconnaissance vehicles
9P149 (MT-LB with AT-6 anti-tank missiles)



SS-1 Scud B ballistic missiles


WM-80 multiple rocket launchers
BM-21 multiple rocket launchers

2S3 self propelled howitzers



SA-3 surface-to-air missiles

SA-4 surface-to-air missiles

SA-8 surface-to-air missiles

shoulder fired surface-to-air missiles

ZSU-23-4 self propelled anti-aircraft guns


120mm mortars?

BRDM-2 with 4 AT-anti-tank missiles

RPG-7
PK machine guns
Zastava M93 sniper/anti-material rifles. Serbian made.

AK-47/AKM assault rifles
AK-74 assault rifles
Makarov PM pistols


Airborne?
Blue beret



Special Forces?
Black beret






Nagorno-Karabakh Republic Defense Army pictures










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