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Russian Jet 'Buzzes' Another US Plane in Black Sea

For the second time in a week, a Russian fighter jet flew up close to a U.

Politics » Defense | May 14, 2017, Sunday // 09:59 | Viewed: 4248

Sofia Opposes Any Border Changes Across Southeast Europe

Bulgaria opposes any change of borders within Southeast Europe and it supports the territorial integrity of the Republic of Macedonia, the foreign ministry states, quoted by BNR.

Politics » Defense | May 12, 2017, Friday // 17:57 | Viewed: 88972

Krasimir Karakachanov: 'We Should Work Together With Russia'

‘’The world faces serious threats related to terrorism and radical Islam.

Politics » Defense | May 11, 2017, Thursday // 19:19 | Viewed: 4148

Andrey Botsev Participates at 11th Meeting of Balkan Chiefs of Defense and General Staff

 The Chief of Defense of the Republic of Bulgaria Lieutenant General Andrey Botsev took part at the 11th annual meeting of Balkan Chiefs of Defense announced, quoted by BNR.

Politics » Defense | May 11, 2017, Thursday // 17:23 | Viewed: 13577

Over 4000 People Are Not Enough In MIA System

The Minister of Internal Affairs (MIA) Valentin Radev announced on BNT that nearly 10% of the MIA System is not full, reported Dnevnik.

Politics » Defense | May 11, 2017, Thursday // 11:19 | Viewed: 2850

Bulgarian Arms Factories Winning From the World Conflicts

The finance results of the arms factories are getting better due to the army conflicts in regions which are main markets for the Bulgarian manufacturs of special production.

Politics » Defense | May 9, 2017, Tuesday // 10:35 | Viewed: 14091

Karakachanov Will Work For Compulsory Military Service

The Prime Minister and Defense Minister of Bulgaria Krasimir Karakachanov remains a supporter of an introduction of the compulsory military service.

Politics » Defense | May 6, 2017, Saturday // 14:41 | Viewed: 15263

President Radev: Actions Against the Alarming Tide from Armed Forces Needed

In his speech for the Day of the Bulgarian Army President and Commander-in-Chief of the Bulgarian Armed Forces, Rumen Radev said that actions against the alarming tide from the Bulgarian armed forces are needed, reported bTV.

Politics » Defense | May 6, 2017, Saturday // 11:45 | Viewed: 3261

St. George's Day - Bravery Day and The Day of The Bulgarian Army Marked Today

On May 6, Bulgarians celebrate St.

Politics » Defense | May 6, 2017, Saturday // 08:31 | Viewed: 4233

Military Parade in Sofia to Mark Day of Valour on May 6

''This year traditional military parade in Sofia on May 6 marking Bulgaria Army Day and the Day of Valour will feature 1,200 army servicemen as well as three Air Force MiG-29 fighters and three helicopters, one Mi-17 and two Cougars'', the Ministry of Def

Politics » Defense | May 4, 2017, Thursday // 12:46 | Viewed: 13685

Migrant Wave From Turkey has Decreased by 80%

Deputy Prime Minister Stefan Yanev said in parliament that since January 1, a total of 294 migrants have been arrested at the border with Turkey, or nearly 80% less than in the same period last year, BNR reported.

Politics » Defense | May 3, 2017, Wednesday // 14:39 | Viewed: 14438

Joint Bulgarian-American Flight Drill Starts

The Bulgarian Ministry of Defense has announced that at Graf Ignatievo Air Base in Southern Bulgaria, US F-15C fighter jets are to land for participation in a joint Bulgarian-American flying training ‘’Thracian Eagle – 2017’’, BNR reported.

Politics » Defense | April 27, 2017, Thursday // 08:21 | Viewed: 14758

Caretaker Government Places Gripen Jets Offer First

At a meeting on Wednesday, the caretaker government adopted the conclusions of the special committee set up for the acquiring of a new type of fighter jets, BNR reported.

Politics » Defense | April 26, 2017, Wednesday // 16:40 | Viewed: 19820

Turkish F-16s Violate Greek Airspace

A pair of Turkish F-16 fighter jets flying in formation violated Greek national airspace three times on Monday in the northeastern, central and southeastern Aegean, military authorities said, Ekathimerini writes.

Politics » Defense | April 25, 2017, Tuesday // 09:16 | Viewed: 4333

Turkish Citizen Included in Information Database of Unwanted Foreigners In the Country Due to Posing Threat to the National Security

In execution of the functions and powers of the Bulgarian State Agency for National Security (DANS) in countering threats to the national security in accordance to article 4 of the DANS Act, and based on the data gathered by the agency bodies, a Turkish c

Politics » Defense | April 24, 2017, Monday // 15:01 | Viewed: 13600

5 German Citizens Detained For Involvement in Terrorist Organization

Officials of SANS have detained five German citizens at the Kapitan Andreevo border checkpoint on the border with Turkey, as one of them is underage.

Politics » Defense | April 20, 2017, Thursday // 17:19 | Viewed: 3893

President Rumen Radev: Armed Forces at Turning Point

In speech for the 105th anniversary of the G.

Politics » Defense | April 20, 2017, Thursday // 13:51 | Viewed: 4387

Bulgarian Military Personnel Participates in Latvia-Held Multinational Training

A total of 32 troops and equipment of Bulgaria’s land forces are taking part in the multinational SUMMER SHIELD XIV – 2017 training held in Latvia until April 29, BNR reported.

Politics » Defense | April 18, 2017, Tuesday // 15:23 | Viewed: 13980

New Fence Along Bulgaria-Turkey Border In Haskovo to be Longer Than Initially Planned

The new border fence along the Bulgaria-Turkey border in Haskovo district will be 1,000-1,800 meters longer than initially planned, Haskovo District Governor Minko Angelov announced, according to BNR.

Politics » Defense | April 15, 2017, Saturday // 16:57 | Viewed: 15618

US Commander Gives High Assessment to Relation With Bulgaria in Sphere of Defense

Caretaker Minister of Defense Stefan Yanev met in Sofia General Tod Wolters, commander of the US Air Force in Europe and Africa and commander of Allied Air Command of NATO, BNR reported.

Politics » Defense | April 13, 2017, Thursday // 11:15 | Viewed: 14897

The Defence Ministry to Draft a Plan Under Which Defence Spending to Reach 2% of GDP by 2022

The Bulgarian Government Wednesday approved the 2016 Annual Report on the Status of Defence and the Armed Forces and will submit it to Parliament for debate and approval, Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Stefan Yanev аnnounced.

Politics » Defense | April 13, 2017, Thursday // 10:53 | Viewed: 14403
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