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Defense Minister of North Macedonia: We are not sending soldiers to Ukraine

There is a decision for sending aid in the form of equipment and arms to Ukraine, in accordance with their requests, but this country hasn’t made a decision to send soldiers. There will be no such decision, said Defense Minister of North Macedonia, Slavjanka Petrovska, during the celebration of the Macedonian Army Special Forces Battalion Day. She said that...

COVID-center set up at Krivolak military range before the start of “Decisive Strike” military drill

At Krivolak military range in North Macedonia, a COVID center was set, as a prevention facility for the forthcoming military drill "Decisive Strike" which will take place in May and June. The range is being prepared by ARM's engineers and the US Army's 15th Engineering Battalion, which arrived last month. "The members of the US Army's 15th Engineering Battalion...

US State Department approves the sale to ARM of 54 Strykers, worth US$210 million

The US State Department approved yesterday the sale of 54 Stryker light armored vehicles to the Army of the Republic of North Macedonia - ARM, informs the Defense Ministry of North Macedonia and the US Defense Security Cooperation Agency. The sale is part of the larger take on the modernization of ARM, in which the Stryker infantry carrier vehicles...

US donates 1.269 M4 assault rifles to ARM – acquisitions of handguns, sniper rifles, howitzers to follow!

The Army of the Republic of North Macedonia - ARM, received 1,269 M4 assault rifles from the US as a donation worth US$1.2 million, aimed to assist the equipping of the Light Infantry Battalion Battle Group, the primary NATO-declared unit. These new items will be followed by procurement of equipment and weaponry consisting of handguns, 7.62 mm sniper rifles,...

The аrmies of North Macedonia and USA prepare the Krivolak Military Range for the “Decisive Strike 21” spring drill

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An ambitious plan for the development of the Krivolak Military Range in North Macedonia, in cooperation with the USA was announced yesterday by the Macedonian Defense Minister Radmila Shekerinska - Jankovska, who visited the military training range in the center of the country, together with the US Ambassador Kate Byrnes. Macedonian and US engineering units will start with intense preparations...

Army medical personnel deployed in the Clinic Center-Skopje’s COVID centers

Мedical personnel from the Military Medical Center, consisting of 12 doctors and 20 nurses, today began working in the Department of Internal Medicine at the Clinical Center in Skopje, where there are several COVID-19 wards, informs the Health Ministry. Since the emergency situation was declared, apart from medical personnel, the Army, as an unarmed force, provides support for the police...

Next year Skopje will host the biggest NATO conference for public relations and fighting disinformation

Around 500 communications experts from all NATO member countries will participate in the biggest allies conference for public relations that next year should take place in Skopje, announced the Defense Minister Radmila Shekerinska - Jankovska yesterday. "The plans for NATO's communications with the general public, the fight against false news, and attacks will be built here," stressed Shekerinska. If the pandemic...

Kumanovo became the host to the Multinational South-Eastern Europe Brigade’s Headquarters

Starting from today and in the next 6 years, the Boro Menkov military base in Kumanovo, North Macedonia, will be the headquarters of the South-Eastern Europe Brigade (SEEBRIG), peacekeeping forces formed in 1999 as part of the SEDM process for regional defense cooperation. "SEEBRIG" returned home - since in 1998 it was in Skopje that a conference took place and...

The mobile military hospital in Skopje will be operational starting from next week

The mobile military hospital will be put into use starting from next week. This facility with additional 130 beds is situated close to the Clinic for Infectuous Diseases in Skopje. The Health Minister, Venko Filipche, the Defense Minister Radmila Shekjerinska and the Mayor of Skopje Petre Shilegov visited this location today. -Here is the center of the expertise, the...

British Ambassador in Macedonia Galloway greets the building of a mobile hospital in Skopje

The British Ambassador Rachel Galloway greeted the building of a montage hospital close to the Infection clinic at the ocation where the student dormitory used to be. "Excellent cooperation between Ministry of Defence and City of Skopje on building capacity to tackle the #COVID19 outbreak. This mobile hospital will double the capacity of the Clinic of Infectious Diseases and...

Macedonian army officer and a soldier were tested positive for coronavirus infection

Macedonian army's General Staff informed that there are two confirmed cases of members of the army that were tested positive to the coronavirus. These are an officer and a solider serving in Skopje. One of them worked in the army's restaurant at the Ilinden army barracks. "As soon as it was confirmed, the army restaurant was completely disinfected all...

Macedonia will be requesting additional foreign border policemen to help guard the border with Greece

During today's session, the Macedonian government discussed the report by the Steering Committee for Coordination and Management of the Crisis Management System regarding the situation with the migrant crisis, informs the government press service. The government has adopted many decisions that start from the fact that Macedonia has already has an established system for managing the migrant crisis...

Environmentalists demand from Pendarovski and Zaev activation of the army and the police to fight illegal fires

Civil associations for the protection of the environment have requested today from the President Stevo Pendarovski and the Prime Minister Zoran Zaev to fight the enormous air pollution by activating the army and the police. Referring to the constitutional right for a healthy living environment, the activists have issued an open letter addressed to Pendarovski and Zaev and are...

Krivolak will be a key military base in the region

In the future, the Krivolak Military Base will be key to training and exercising, assessed General Joseph Lengyel, Chief of the US National Guard Bureau, during his visit to the "Decisive Strike" exercise at the largest military range in the region. From the beginning of the largest military exercise organized by the ARM, many others who mentioned the army base...

“Green Berets”, F-16s and B-52s at Krivolak, but without depleted uranium

For more than a month, around 2,700 troops from six countries will participate in the largest and most complex military exercise ever to be held in Macedonia. Around 1,300 Macedonian and US soldiers, as well as troops from Albania, Bulgaria, Lithuania and Montenegro will take part in the "Decisive Strike" exercise at the Krivolak training area from June 5th...

Election fast is over and state job advertisements are flooding in

After a break of several months in posting job advertisements in state organs and enterprises due to the presidential elections, the Ministry of Defense "broke the ice" and posted an advertisement for civil personnel in the army of the Republic of North Macedonia. The advertisement is looking for candidates for the employment of a psychologist in the garrisons in Tetovo,...

General Gjurchinovski: ARM will restructure in its new formation in the next 10 years

The army's transformation process into its new formation structure will last 10 years announced the Chief of Staff, Lieutenant-General Vasko Gjurchinovski. ARM's transformation was announced in the Strategic defense overview that was made last year, and Gjurchinovski expects the President and Supreme COmmander Stevo Pendarovski to determine the new structure and formation of the army soon, that will encompass...

Private security firms to also guard military barracks?

Today, professor and vice-president of the Faculty of Security Marjan Gjurovski and the President of the Private Security Chamber Verica Mileska-Stefanovska, informally promoted the idea of the introduction of private security in ARM facilities and the Ministry of Defense. Security agencies would replace army guards through a public-private partnership, Gjurovski and Mileska-Stefanovska announced, and through the same model could regulate...

Anti corruption Commission started two investigations against President Ivanov regarding two employments in ARM

The State Commission for Prevention of Corruption (SCPC) has made a decision to file two procedures against President Gjorge Ivanov for his decisions for promotion of senior officers in ARM during the election period which represents a violation of bans that are determined by the Election Code and the Law for prevention of corruption and a conflict of interest....

ARM revokes “authorization” from members who spread fake news, while disciplinary procedures come to an end

ARM has revoked "certain authorization" from the two of its members suspected of spreading fake news, discovered by Belgian investigative journalist Maarten Schenk. Against the two, who are a Major-Officer for security and a professional soldier, the ARM has announced other sanctions after the formal completion of the disciplinary procedure. "One member was withdrawn from a mission in Bosnia and...