Armenia marked the 25th anniversary of formation of the Air Force with showcase of aviation equipment and demonstration flights of combat aircrafts, helicopters and Mig-29 jet fighters. Military pilots demonstrated complex aerobatics stunts.
Addressing the event at Erebuni Airport, Defense Minister Vigen Sargsyan underlined that “military aviation is a source of pride for the Armenian Armed Forces, as well as a symbol of protection of borders and power of the army.”
“Any such holiday is a good occasion to look back and reassess the path of the Armenian aviation formed in the hard days of war, value the achievements and set new landmarks for future success,” Vigen Sargsyan said.
The Defense Minister handed in awards to a group of servicemen.