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Bulgarian MPs Demand Clarity on Fighter Jets Tender

Several lawmakers in Bulgaria are demanding that the Defense Minister comment on reports that the criteria for the acquisition of new multirole fighter aircraft have been altered.

Politics » Defense | October 23, 2016, Sunday // 16:18 | Viewed: 1917

Bulgaria Revises Fighter-Jet Tender Technical Specifications

The Bulgarian Defence Ministry has set new technical specifications for its fighter jet tender.

Politics » Defense | October 20, 2016, Thursday // 16:46 | Viewed: 2726

Bulgaria Disburses Millions More for Border Fence Deterring Migrants

The Bulgarian government has allocated an additional BGN 20 M to three southeastern regions where a fence is being built along the border with Turkey.

Politics » Defense | October 19, 2016, Wednesday // 13:26 | Viewed: 60559

Austria Not To Send Military Staff for Border DefenceTo Bulgaria, Serbia

Austria will not send military personnel to Bulgaria and Serbia for the defence of their borders from migrants, stated Austrian Federal Minister of Defence Hans Peter Doskozil, cited by Die Presse.

Politics » Defense | October 11, 2016, Tuesday // 15:13 | Viewed: 1626

French Vessel to Drop Anchor in Varna for Joint Manoeuvres

French patrol boat Premier maître L'Her (F 792) is set to arrive to the Black Sea port of Varna, Bulgaria, for joint manoeuvres with the Bulgarian Navy, the French Embassy has said.

Politics » Defense | October 11, 2016, Tuesday // 07:31 | Viewed: 4524

Bulgaria's 31st Contingent Returns From Afghanistan

The 31st contingent of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Bulgaria returned to the country on October 7 after successful participation in NATO’s mission in Afghanistan Resolute Support.

Politics » Defense | October 8, 2016, Saturday // 10:53 | Viewed: 2201

Bugaria Halts Public Tender for Supply of Ten MiG-29 Engines

Bulgaria's Defense Ministry has said it seek to enter direct talks for the supply of ten engines for MiG-29 fighter jets, Offnews.

Politics » Defense | October 5, 2016, Wednesday // 14:06 | Viewed: 5647

Bulgaria's Weapons Production, Exports Rose 60% in 2 Years

Defense-related equipment production and exports have increased by over sixty percent over two years, Economy Minister Bozhidar Lukarski has said.

Politics » Defense | October 4, 2016, Tuesday // 13:01 | Viewed: 1982

Bulgaria Not Withdrawing Troops from Afghanistan - DefMin

Bulgarian Defense Minister Nikolay Nenchev has said the country will not pull its 110-strong contingent out of Afghanistan, despite threats by Prime Minister Boyko Borisov hurled last week and earlier in September.

Politics » Defense | October 4, 2016, Tuesday // 12:32 | Viewed: 6002

NATO Not Commenting on Possible Pullout of Bulgarian Troops in Afghanistan

NATO officials have refrained from commenting on a statement by Prime Minister Boyko Borisov, who on Sunday said the country might end its military presence in Afghanistan.

Politics » Defense | October 3, 2016, Monday // 14:53 | Viewed: 6569

Bulgarian Defence Ministry Stops Public Procurement Order for Fuels Delivery

The Ministry of Defence has a regular problem with the preparation of its public procurement orders.

Politics » Defense | September 20, 2016, Tuesday // 18:56 | Viewed: 8217

Negotiations Held With USA, UK, Poland on Common Defence of Bulgarian Air Space

“Bulgaria’s air space has never been more secure,” stated Defence Minister Nikolay Nenchev.

Politics » Defense | September 16, 2016, Friday // 15:54 | Viewed: 2474

Bulgarian and American Pilots to Defend Bulgarian Air Space

As of tomorrow, training for joint tasks to be carried out under Air Policing will begin at the Graf Ignatievo air base.

Politics » Defense | September 8, 2016, Thursday // 18:28 | Viewed: 10984

Bulgaria MPs See Syria Crisis, Migrants as Top Threats to National Security

Bulgaria's Parliament on Thursday approved the yearly report on the state of national security for 2015, highlighting the conflict in Syria and the migrant crisis.

Politics » Defense | September 2, 2016, Friday // 07:38 | Viewed: 3478

USAF to Deploy F-15s in Joint Air Policing Mission with Bulgaria

The United States will deploy two F-15 fighter jets to conduct joint air policing of Bulgarian airspace next month at the request of the authorities in Sofia, NATO has announced.

Politics » Defense | August 25, 2016, Thursday // 10:45 | Viewed: 5285

Bulgaria to Appoint Defense Attache in U.S. as New Air Force Chief

The government has proposed to appoint Brigadier General Tsanko Stoykov as Air Force Commander to replace Maj Gen Rumen Radev who resigned earlier this month.

Politics » Defense | August 24, 2016, Wednesday // 13:49 | Viewed: 13966

Bulgaria to Hold Air Policing Jointly with U.S. Next Month

Bulgaria will conduct policing of its airspace jointly with the United States for a week next month, Defense Minister Nikolay Nenchev has announced.

Politics » Defense | August 24, 2016, Wednesday // 13:09 | Viewed: 14028

Defense Attache in Washington Nominated as New Bulgarian Air Force Chief

Bulgaria’s Defence Minister Nikolay Nenchev has proposed to appoint Brigadier General Tsanko Stoykov as new Air Force Commander, Nova TV has reported.

Politics » Defense | August 23, 2016, Tuesday // 14:37 | Viewed: 14485

NATO Military Committee Deputy Chairman to Visit Bulgaria

Lieutenant General Mark Schissler, Deputy Chairman of NATO Military Committee, will arrive on an official visit to Bulgaria on Friday, the Defence Ministry in Sofia has announced.

Politics » Defense | August 11, 2016, Thursday // 16:12 | Viewed: 17744

Bulgaria's Govt Proposes Discharge of Air Force Chief

The Bulgarian cabinet has put forward the discharge of Air Force Commander Maj Gen Rumen Radev, media report.

Politics » Defense | August 10, 2016, Wednesday // 11:21 | Viewed: 3152

Bulgaria Hosts Joint Training of Land Forces, U.S. Marine Corps

A joint training of Bulgarian and U.

Politics » Defense | August 4, 2016, Thursday // 18:35 | Viewed: 3172
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