The Day of the Air Defense Forces of Armenia is celebrated by the servicemen of these troops of the Armed Forces of the Republic annually on the third Sunday of May. The date of the holiday was established in memory of the fact that in May 1994 the formation of the anti-aircraft units of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Armenia was completed.
The Air Defense Forces (Air Defense) of Armenia are part of the Armed Forces of Armenia and are subordinate to the Ministry of Defense of the Republic.
The formation of the Armed Forces (AF) of Armenia began even before the collapse of the Soviet Union, in the early 90s of the last century. In May 1994, the formation of anti-aircraft units of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Armenia was completed. And since that time, the third Sunday of May is celebrated in the armed forces of Armenia as Air Defense Day.