The Government of Armenia has presented its defense policy in the draft Action Plan that is due to be submitted to parliament for debates.
According to the program, the government plans to equip the military will modern long-range precision guided missile systems, artillery and air defense complexes, multi-role aviation and automated and robotized aerial systems, thus enhancing deep reconnaissance abilities, troop mobility and fire range, precision and efficiency.
An important component of ensuring security will be the development of local military industry, and coherent re-equipment of the frontline with technical devices, efficiency of combat shifts and increasing security will remain in focus.
Actions will be taken in order for the command system to be maximally automated, having required tactics and operativeness for operating modern warfare, vitality, mobility, technological superiority, as well as necessary abilities for ensuring cyber-security, and be guided by the Command Through Order principle aimed at encouraging proactiveness, speedy orientation and decision making.
Education of servicemen will also be among priorities.
The morale, discipline, human rights protection in the military will also be significantly improved.
The government also plans to develop the social protection system for military families.
The government will also develop bilateral and multilateral military-political alliances and partnerships for the purpose of enhancing the opportunities of existing procedures of international cooperation and collective security.