Quick Facts

Area in square km 29,743
Corruption Perceptions Index ranking 95 (out of 168) (2015)
Defense Expenditure as % of GDP 4% (2014)
Defense expenditure in dollars 447,000,000 (2015)
Per capita GDP in dollars 8,500 (2015)
Population 3,056,382 (2015)
Size of armed forces 45,000 (2016)
U.S. military personnel present 3 (2015)

Armenia at a glance

Military & Police Aid $4,000,000 (2017)
Humanitarian & Development Aid $22,412,000 (2017)
Arms Sales $711,000 (2014)
Trainees 64 (2015)
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Military vs. Economic Aid

Security Assistance Monitor tracks all available data about U.S. security and humanitarian & development assistance provided to this country. For a dollar amount breakdown of how much aid this country receives and which programs are supplying assistance, click "view data set." Note: This year's figures reflect the U.S. government's estimates of expected spending, and numbers for next year represent the administration's request to Congress.
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Security Assistance Monitor tracks all available data about the United States' training of this country's security forces. For information about how the number of security forces trained each year by the United States, including detailed information about the subject of the training, where that training takes place, and who is being trained, click "view data set."
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Arms Sales

Security Assistance Monitor tracks all available data about U.S. arms sales to this country. For detailed information on equipment, weapons and military services sold to this country, click "view data set." Note: This is not grant aid: these are items that governments purchase with their own funds.
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8/8/14 | Blog
Central Eurasia Week in Review — August 8, 2014

Conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia escalated sharply this week, while Azerbaijan continued its crackdown on civil society groups. Read these and other top stories in Central Eurasia below.

7/18/14 | Blog
Eurasia Week in Review - July 18, 2014

False reports surfaced that United States Congress allegedly granted Georgia major non-NATO ally status, while Russia held military exercises with several Central Eurasian countries. Read these stories and other top news highlights from the region below.

6/27/14 | Blog
Eurasia Week in Review - June 27, 2014

This week NATO announced stronger ties with Georgia, and Kyrgyzstan received more support for its counternarcotics program. Several events this week highlighted the dismal human rights situation in Central Asia, while several Central Eurasian states continued to announce new security cooperation...



11/3/16 | News
U.S. Defense Department High-Ranking Official Visits Armenia
Michael Carpenter, U.S. deputy assistant secretary of defense, paid a working visit to Armenia on November 2, 2016, meeting with top Armenian officials and touring a number of programs highlighting U.S.-Armenian military partnership.
10/14/16 | News
Armenia's New Ballistic Missiles Will Shake Up the Neighborhood
The sale of Iskander mobile platforms to Armenia is likely to invigorate a new wave of the military arms race between Yerevan and Baku, where the critical beneficiary could well be Russia.
9/21/16 | News
Armenia Acquires New Russian Missiles... Or Did It?
Armenia has shown off advanced missile systems it acquired from Russia, giving it both a potentially substantial military boost as well as a source for controversy in Armenia's state of heightened political tension.

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