Kamo Vardanyan


Minister of Defence of AR

In office since

Curriculum Vitae

Date and Place of Birth
March 18, 1966, v. Norshen of the region Martuni of AR

2006 graduated from the All-Power Academy of the RF Armed Forces, and in 2019 graduated from the Military Academy of the General Staff of the RF Armed Forces.

Career Experience
Since February 1, 1992 he has been serving in the Defense Army of Artsakh.
1992-2012 He held a number of commanding positions in different military units of the Defense Army: platoon commander, deputy company commander, deputy battalion commander-chief of staff, battalion commander, deputy commander of the military unit, commander of the military unit, deputy commander-staff of the unit.
2007-2012 - Commander of the Defense Army’s Mountain-rifle Unit.
May 6, 2011 by the decree of the President of the Republic of Artsakh he was awarded the military rank of Major General.
November 12, 2012, by the decree of the President of the Republic of Artsakh, he was appointed First Deputy, Chief of Staff of the Defense Army.
September 11, 2021 by the decree of the President of the Artsakh Republic he was appointed Minister of Defense-Commander of the Defense Army.

Other information
He took part in the three Artsakh wars. Awarded the Order of the Battle Cross of the 2nd degree of the Republic of Artsakh, the Medal of the RA for Courage, the Order of the Vardan Mamikonyan of the Republic of Armenia, the Medal of the 1st Degree for the Services to the Motherland, other state and departmental medals of the Republic of Artsakh.

Party Membership
Non party

Personal Status
Married, has 3 children.