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Sweden to Increase Defence Spending by USD 1 Billion by 2020

The Swedish center-left minority government announced today that it has reached an agreement with two opposition parties to increase defense spending by a total of 8.

Politics » Defense | August 17, 2017, Thursday // 11:08 | Viewed: 5671

Over 100 Nations to Participate in Army-2017 Forum

Representatives from over 100 countries will participate in the Army-2017 International Military and Technical Forum, which will be held at the Patriot Center near Moscow, on August 22, confirmed by the Russian Ministry of Defense, Prensa Latina News Agen

Politics » Defense | August 16, 2017, Wednesday // 13:31 | Viewed: 2712

Today Bulgaria Will Sent the 34th Contingent of the Bulgarian Army to Participate in NATO Mission in Afghanistan

With a ceremony, the 34th contingent of the Bulgarian Army will be sent to participate in the NATO Mission in Afghanistan "Resolute Support".

Politics » Defense | August 15, 2017, Tuesday // 10:03 | Viewed: 5956

Bulgarian Minister of Defense Requests BGN 90M For the Fleet in the Next Budget

''The Ministry of Defense will want in the next budget to allocate BGN 90 million for the modernization of our warships.

Politics » Defense | August 13, 2017, Sunday // 12:29 | Viewed: 5612

Interior Minister: Over EUR 57m of European Funds for Border Protection Absorbed

Until now, EUR 57,087,659 of the EUR 160 million of European support for border protection have been absorbed, assigned and paid out, Interior Minister Valentin Radev said at a briefing on the government’s programme for public order and security, Actualno

Politics » Defense | August 10, 2017, Thursday // 15:40 | Viewed: 2597

Sweden has Made it Clear that it does not Want to Enter NATO

Sweden's Defense Minister Peter Hulkvigst believes his country should boost its military capabilities on its own, TASS reports, quoted by Focus.

Politics » Defense | August 7, 2017, Monday // 12:41 | Viewed: 6861

Bulgarian Government Decided: More Bulgarian Troops to be Needed in Afghanistan

From 110 to 160 will increase the number of Bulgarian troops in the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan, the government said today, quoted by bTV.

Politics » Defense | July 26, 2017, Wednesday // 16:15 | Viewed: 3799

The Cabinet Will Decide Today on thе Participation of Bulgarian Armed Forces in Afghanistan

At its regular governmental meeting, the Council of Ministers will decide to discontinue the involvement of  troops from our armed forces in the operation of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan, reported BGNES.

Politics » Defense | July 26, 2017, Wednesday // 09:39 | Viewed: 3044

Military Equipment from the Bulgarian and US Armed Forces to be Presented in Sofia

If you want to see American combat machines up close, go to the Military Academy “Georgi S.

Politics » Defense | July 25, 2017, Tuesday // 14:35 | Viewed: 6686

Interpol has a List of 173 Terrorists Planning Attacks in Europe

Interpol has compiled a list of 173 suicide bombers from the Islamic State that are preparing to make attacks in Europe, the Guardian said in a statement.

Politics » Defense | July 22, 2017, Saturday // 15:15 | Viewed: 7069

Novo Selo Training Polygon Hosted the Biggest Multinational Exercise Saber Guardian 2017

The Novo Selo Training polygon near Sliven, Southern Bulgaria, hosted a Distinguished Visitors’ Day at the biggest multinational exercise in the Black Sea region Saber Guardian 2017.

Politics » Defense | July 20, 2017, Thursday // 17:41 | Viewed: 7761

The Pentagon Criticized Turkey for Publishing Secret Military Information

The Pentagon voiced its concerns over Turkey after the state news agency of the country which is an ally to NATO published the locations of 10 US military posts in northern Syria.

Politics » Defense | July 20, 2017, Thursday // 11:15 | Viewed: 6403

18 International Trains Checked in Hungary, 2 of Them Heading for Romania due to Bomb Alert

The Hungarian police has started checks on international trains, following a bomb threat by phone, MTI informs, quoted by antena3.

Politics » Defense | July 20, 2017, Thursday // 10:30 | Viewed: 2978

Bulgaria is Sending Military Personnel in Kosovo

The government changed a decision from 14th November 2016 about dispatching servicemen from the armed forces of Bulgaria for a participation in a NATO operation in Kosovo (KFOR) in a composition of the intelligence and surveillance battalion.

Politics » Defense | July 19, 2017, Wednesday // 14:59 | Viewed: 7699

State Agency For National Security: 'No data on Bulgarians in Middle East Conflict Zone'

So far, State Agency for National Security (SANS) has no information that Bulgarian citizens are present in the conflict zone in the Middle East, reported bTV.

Politics » Defense | July 18, 2017, Tuesday // 15:54 | Viewed: 3549

15 Illegal Migrants Detained in the Region of Svilengrad

Bulgarian border authorities have detained 15 illegal migrants in the region of Svilengrad, reported bTV.

Politics » Defense | July 16, 2017, Sunday // 17:14 | Viewed: 3422

Italian Fighter Aircrafts Will Keep Our Airspace Safe

Three Italian fighters "Eurofighter typhoon" will guard the Bulgarian airspace along with the Bulgarian MiG-29 over the next three months.

Politics » Defense | July 14, 2017, Friday // 11:41 | Viewed: 7779

MPs Approved at 2nd Reading Amendments For Policemen to Get Compensation for Unprovided Uniforms

 The MPs approved at second reading amendments to the Interior Ministry law, whereby the policemen will get paid for uniforms they did not receive, reported BGNES.

Politics » Defense | July 13, 2017, Thursday // 12:41 | Viewed: 2978

'Swift Response 17' multi-national airborne training commences

The USA led 'Swift Response 17' airborne exercise will take place and hosts will be the countries of Bulgaria, Hungary and Romania.

Politics » Defense | July 13, 2017, Thursday // 10:41 | Viewed: 3372

USA Placed the First “Patriots” Missiles in Lithuania

The US installed an air defense system named Patriot missiles in Lithuania.

Politics » Defense | July 11, 2017, Tuesday // 11:49 | Viewed: 2794

‘Saber Guardian 2017’ Multinational Exercise Starts in Bulgaria

The biggest multinational exercise in the Black Sea region called ‘’Saber Guardian 2017’’ starts today at the Novo Selo military camp in Southern Bulgaria, reported BGNES.

Politics » Defense | July 11, 2017, Tuesday // 11:32 | Viewed: 3884
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