ArmInfo.The military-industrial complex of Armenia goes to a new level. On April 6, Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan stated this during online questions and answers.
He emphasized that several days ago he had already been shown a tested model, which indicates that the military-industrial complex of Armenia is entering a new level. At the same time, the prime minister added that the peculiarity of this model is not only that it is an ultra-modern production, but also that it was assembled from scratch in the RA.
Pashinyan stated that the development, which has already passed pilot tests, indicates the presence of the necessary specialists in the RA. "This is an ultramodern, high-precision production. Seeing the capabilities of our specialists, I gave instructions on the state order of these products, and we hope to continue to enter the international market with this model or its modification, "Pashinyan summed up, noting that such defense industry products could become a source of foreign exchange earnings to the country.
Earlier, ArmInfo reported that in order to turn Armenia into a high-tech military-industrial country of manufacture and exporter, the state budget in 2020 provides for to allocate the Ministry about 12.5 billion drams. So, on November 15, Minister of High Technology Industry Hakob Arshakyan stated from the rostrum of the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia that in 2020, 12.5 billion drams will be allocated from Armenia's state budget to implement projects in the military-industrial complex, high and information technologies and digitalization of the country.
At the same time, expenditures on the development of the military-industrial complex will increase by 122%, amounting to 6.3 billion drams, some of which will be directed to the implementation of scientific, technical and design studies, and the other - to the development of production capabilities taking into account the needs of the defense department and access to finished products to international markets.