Bulgarian Air Force Commander Brig Gen Rumen Radev on Wednesday called for the urgent acquisition of new multirole aircraft.
The defence ministers of the NATO member countries are meeting in Brussels on Thursday over the situation in Syria and Afghanistan.
The Bulgarian government has given Defense Minister Nikolay Nenchev a mandate to sign a deal under which the engines of six MiG fighter jets will be overhauled in Poland.
Bulgarian Defense Minister Nikolay Nenchev on Tuesday entered into details about the price tag of aircraft engine repair if it is carried out by state-owned facilities in Poland.
The director of Bulgaria's Defence Information Service, Yordan Bakalov, has reportedly submitted his resignation.
Bulgarian Defence Minister Nikolay Nenchev stated in a briefing in parliament on Friday that the contract on the repair of the country's MiG-29 fighter jets by Poland will be ratified in a few days.
The Bulgarian Air Forces urgently need new multirole aircraft and a decision on the maintenance of currently available MiG-29s, the chair of Parliament's Defense Committee has said.
Parliament's Defense Committee is set to hold a joint meeting with military officials at the Graf Ignatievo military base, Southern Bulgaria, amid calls for urgent measures to address the needs of the country's Air Force.
Bulgaria’s Parliament on Thursday adopted legislation changes that will force the current civilian head of the military intelligence service, Yordan Bakalov, to step aside once they go into force.
Commander of the Bulgarian Air Force, Major General Rumen Radev, has reportedly submitted his resignation.
The Defense Ministry's proposal to allow other NATO members to conduct air-policing missions jointly with the Bulgarian Air Force is not and act of giving up aviation, the head of Parliament's Defense Committee has said.
Bulgaria will amend its legislation to allow military aircraft of other NATO member states to conduct policing of the country’s air space jointly with the Bulgarian Air Force, the Defence Ministry has announced.
Bulgaria probably used to pay twice the normal price for the maintenance contracts it had with Russian company RSK MiG to repair fighter jets from its military aircraft fleet, Defense Minister Nikolay Nenchev has said.
Poland has no license or documentation whatsoever to repair MiG aircraft, the head of the original equipment manufacturer has reportedly warned.
The migrants who held a sit-in protest inside Turkey close to the borders with Greece and Bulgaria last week, demanding passage to western Europe, have been persuaded by the Turkish authorities to go back to the camps they had come from, a Bulgarian offic
A total of 111 troops are patrolling along Bulgaria's borders with three of its neighbors as of Sunday noon, Defense Minister Nikolay Nenchev has said.
Bulgarian Defense Minister Nikolay Nenchev has warned the country's army will need hundreds of millions of BGN for current expenses over the next few years.
The Bulgarian authorities have been informed that the Syria-bound Russian cargo aircraft seeking clearance to overfly Bulgaria’s territory could have possibly been transporting weapons, Defence Minister Nikolay Nenchev said on Tuesday.
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