Russian Gov't Approves Agreement With Armenia to Form Joint Caucasus Air Defense
16:10 26.09.2016(updated 16:13 26.09.2016)
The Russian government has approved an agreement with Armenia to establish a joint regional air defense in the Caucasus, a decree published on the official portal for legal information Monday stated.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – At the time of the signing, the regional air defense force was estimated to incorporate 19 aviation units, 47 anti-aircraft missile systems, 19 radio-technical units and three separate electronic warfare battalions.
"Approve and submit for ratification to the Russian president the agreement between Russia and Armenia to establish a joint regional air defense in the Caucasus region of collective security, signed in Moscow on December 23, 2015," the decree reads.
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