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Israel Begins the Largest Military Exercises in 19 Years

The Israeli army begins the largest military exercise in 19-year around the northern border, during which tens of thousands of soldiers will work out variants of a military campaign against the Lebanese Hezbollah movement.

Politics » Defense | September 5, 2017, Tuesday // 12:29 | Viewed: 34462

Turkey has Detained 81 Migrants on the Border with Bulgaria in the Last 3 Days

In the Turkish province of Kirklareli, a total of 81 illegal migrants have been captured before crossing the border illegally, the Haberler electronic edition quoted by Sega as saying.

Politics » Defense | September 4, 2017, Monday // 10:47 | Viewed: 4890

Canada Takes Over the Security of the Sky Over Romania

Canadian fighters participate in the security of NATO air space, said the Alliance press service.

Politics » Defense | September 2, 2017, Saturday // 12:12 | Viewed: 5029

The Russian Missile Program has Raised Concerns Among NATO Countries

NATO countries are considering a reaction of the military organization of the West in the event of a violation by Russia with respect to inter-active nuclear systems, FOCUS News Agency reported.

Politics » Defense | September 1, 2017, Friday // 13:18 | Viewed: 5860

Export of Bulgarian Weapons Increased by Almost 60% After Conflicts in the Middle East

Conflicts in the Middle East have increased the export of Bulgarian weapons by almost 60% in 2016, reaching record levels not seen since the end of Communism.

Politics » Defense | August 31, 2017, Thursday // 13:52 | Viewed: 21240

The Japanese Armed Forces Demanded a Record Defense Budget

The Japanese defense ministry has asked for a record high budget for 2018 to improve Japan's defense against the growing threat from North Korea, the Associated Press and the France press reported.

Politics » Defense | August 31, 2017, Thursday // 12:04 | Viewed: 4430

Bulgarian Cabined Approved the Report on the State of the Bulgarian Defense and Armed Forces

The government has approved and proposed to the National Assembly to accept the report on the state of the Bulgarian Defense and the Armed Forces report for the past year, the press service of the Cabinet announced, quoted by BGNES.

Politics » Defense | August 30, 2017, Wednesday // 16:33 | Viewed: 4827

The Cabinet Allocated Another BGN 1.2M for the Border Fence with Turkey

The Government approved additional costs for the budget of the Council of Ministers for 2017 at the amount of BGN 1 224 000 for the construction of the fence along Bulgarian border with Turkey, reported bTV.

Politics » Defense | August 30, 2017, Wednesday // 12:02 | Viewed: 4054

Cabinet Will Approve a Report on the State of Defense in the Country

At a regular government meeting on Wednesday, ministers will consider a draft resolution approving a report on the state of defense and armed forces in Bulgaria in 2016, reported BGNES.

Politics » Defense | August 30, 2017, Wednesday // 09:42 | Viewed: 4024

The Commander of the Seventh American Navy was Fired after Warship Incidents

The commander of the Seventh US Navy, vice-admiral Joseph Aucoin, was fired after two clashes involving US naval ships in Asian waters for less than three months, Reuters reported.

Politics » Defense | August 23, 2017, Wednesday // 14:16 | Viewed: 4714

Bulgarian President: 'Project for Purchase of New Fighter Aircraft Should Not Be Dropped'

"The project for the purchase of a new fighter aircraft for the needs of the Bulgarian Air Force should by no means be dropped," Bulgaria’s President Roumen Radev said on 21st of August during a visit in Burgas, reported the Bulgarian National Television.

Politics » Defense | August 22, 2017, Tuesday // 09:58 | Viewed: 2691

Gallup International: Only 25% of the People in Bulgaria Are Ready To Fight For Their Country

Only 25% of the people in Bulgaria are ready to fight for their country, according to a global study by WIN / Gallup International, quoted by BGNES.

Politics » Defense | August 21, 2017, Monday // 11:39 | Viewed: 2780

US and South Korea Began Joint Military Exercises

The United States and South Korea have launched joint military exercises under the code name "Ulchi - a defender of freedom," which are expected to further exacerbate the tensions on the Korean Peninsula, global agencies said.

Politics » Defense | August 21, 2017, Monday // 10:53 | Viewed: 4874

600 Armed Military to Protect the Border Between Turkey and Bulgaria

Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Krasimir Karakachanov has said that in the future Bulgaria is going to use its army to guard its border with Turkey, reported bTV.

Politics » Defense | August 17, 2017, Thursday // 13:25 | Viewed: 3850

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: 5531

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: 2543

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: 5701

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: 5453

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: 2460

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: 6730

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: 3675
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