ArmInfo."The Armenian armed forces continue to work in five directions so that our army became the most efficient in the region", Defense Minister Vigen Sargsyan said at a meeting with voters.
The first direction, as the minister noted, is modernization of the Armed Forces, both through imports and development of the military-industrial complex of Armenia. "Today we have weapons, which are fully produced in Armenia. We must develop both our military-industrial complex and cooperation with our allies in order to achieve greater results for small funds and the implementation of a "smart program" for armament", the minister said.
The second direction, as the minister stressed, increasing the security of servicemen by establishing along the entire perimeter of the border and the line of contact of the newest special equipment". This program will be consistent", he noted.
The third direction, according to Sargsian, is an increase in the attractiveness of service in the Defense Ministry. "Already today we offer the highest starting salary to our officers", he assured.
The minister also emphasized the increase of justice in the Armenian armed forces. And in the end, Sargsyan stressed the importance of increasing the effectiveness of the Armed Forces' expenditures. "We must ensure that no one doubts about this issue", he said.