In Korniodzor 3850 m2 area contaminated with explosive ordnance has been cleared2020-07-31In July the “Center for Humanitarian Demining and Expertise” began clearance operations of the confirmed hazardous area (CHA) covering 500,000 m2 located in Kornidzor area of Tegh community in Syunik Province. The CHA is contaminated with cluster munitions and explosive ordnance (EO). In Kornidzor area the operations have been implemented by the “Foundation for demining and demolition”. In July the Armenian deminers have cleared 3,850 m2 area contaminated with cluster munitions and EO. BMP-1 unexploded projectile of 73 mm caliber has been detected.
The specialists of the "Center for Humanitarian Demining and Expertise" have neutralized the projectiles launched by the adversary in Tavush Province2020-07-25On 22th of July the specialists of the “Center for Humanitarian Demining and Expertise” left for Tavush to detect and dispose the unexploded ordnance that had been launched on the peaceful settlement. During the operations 122 mm D-30 projectile and 122mm cluster projectile were found in Chinari village, another one was found in Choratan. It should be noted that the projectile found in Choratan is a munition containing shrapnel, which, according to the International Conventions, shall not be used towards peaceful population. The detected unexploded ordnance was taken to a safe place and destroyed.
Grigor Basentsyan and Artur Blbulyan from the ‘’Center for Humanitarian Demining and Expertise’’ have been awarded with the medal of ‘’Drastamat Kanayan”2020-07-06The head of the Operations Department of the “Center for Humanitarian Demining and Expertise” Artur Blbulyan and the head of the Training Center Grigor Basentsyan have been awarded with the medal of ‘’Drastamat Kanayan” by the decree of RA Minister of Defense Davit Tonoyan for performing the operations of the humanitarian mission in the Syrian Arab Republic properly and effectively during 2019-2020.