The data displayed is based on information from the SIPRI Arms Transfers Database. To learn more about this data and trend indicator values that it represents visit: https://www.sipri.org/databases/armstransfers
This assessment received government comments and feedback on the finalised data. These comments have been incorporated into the assessment at the GDI research team’s discretion. Usually the comments received highlight where a bill is in formulation, or has recently passed into law, and this has been missed by the country assessor. Only comments which are grounded in evidence are incorporated into the assessment.
Data collection dates
Compare by region
Armenia’s defence sector has long suffered from opacity, weak oversight mechanisms, and significant corruption risks. Though increasing political commitments have been made to anti-corruption reforms and steps have been taken to tighten parliamentary oversight of the executive, the capacity of oversight institutions still needs to be built up and transparency in procurement and decision-making improved.
Urgent action needed to prevent corruption in Central and Eastern Europe defence sectors
New research from Transparency International Defence & Security warns of high corruption risk across…
Progress [Un]Made – Defence Governance in Central and Eastern Europe
This report examines the quality and effectiveness of defence governance across fifteen countries in…
Arms Trade Information for Armenia