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Times of Israel: Iran Denies Bulgaria PM Entry into Airspace en Route to Saudi Arabia

Bulgaria said Wednesday that an aircraft taking its prime minister and former king to Saudi Arabia was denied permission by Iran to enter its airspace, forcing them to fly via Iraq.

Politics » Defense | November 30, 2017, Thursday // 10:37 | Viewed: 2589

Bulgaria will Cooperate with the UK on Defense Strategy

The government approved the draft Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministries of Defense of Bulgaria and the UK on mutual logistic support, the press service of the Cabinet announced.

Politics » Defense | November 22, 2017, Wednesday // 17:14 | Viewed: 3089

Patria Delivers a New Version of AMVXP to Slovakia as a Part of a Joint Slovak-Finnish 8x8 Vehicle Development Program

The Slovak and Finnish Ministries of Defense have agreed on a joint 8x8 infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) development program, and Patria has been selected to deliver a new prototype version of AMVXP 8x8 chassis as part of the program.

Politics » Defense | November 21, 2017, Tuesday // 10:09 | Viewed: 3349

Romania is Suing a Shepherd who Refuses to Destroy Sheepfold he Built near US Military Base

Romania is suing a local shepherd who interferes with the work of US military deployed at a military base near the southern city of Deveselu, wrote the electronic edition of Balkan Insight.

Politics » Defense | November 20, 2017, Monday // 10:03 | Viewed: 3127

Gen. Dunford: The US Loses its Military Superiority over Russia and China

America's military superiority over their rivals - China and Russia - is gradually blurring, says Gen.

Politics » Defense | November 17, 2017, Friday // 10:33 | Viewed: 3503

Bulgaria Considering Boeing Super Hornets to Complement MiG-29s

The Bulgarian Air Force will look into buying Boeing F-18 Super Hornets following a review of competitors Saab, Lockheed Martin, and the consortium of European companies that make the Eurofighter Typhoon.

Politics » Defense | November 16, 2017, Thursday // 13:10 | Viewed: 5079

Russia Plans to Spend EUR 320 Billion for Arms for 10 Years

Next week, President Vladimir Putin will hold a series of meetings to co-ordinate the new state weapons program for the period 2018-2027, Kommersant said.

Politics » Defense | November 15, 2017, Wednesday // 13:49 | Viewed: 2689

Patria Presents its Proposal for Local Production of a New Armored Vehicle to the Parliamentary Defense Committee

On February 14th, representatives of the Finnish company Patria, met with the MPs from the parliamentary defense committee at the National Assembly.

Politics » Defense | November 15, 2017, Wednesday // 12:16 | Viewed: 4329

Most of the EU's Member States Have Signed up to a Plan for Closer Defence Co-Operation

Most of the European Union's member states have signed up to a plan for closer defence co-operation.

Politics » Defense | November 13, 2017, Monday // 17:37 | Viewed: 4170

The White House was Briefly Blocked

The White House was briefly blocked after reports of "suspicious actions" at the northern fence of the presidential complex in central Washington, reported Associated Press.

Politics » Defense | November 4, 2017, Saturday // 11:18 | Viewed: 4189

Italy Ended with the Security of Bulgaria's Sky

Ceremony at the Graf Ignatievo Base marked the end of the joint mission of the tasks of airspace protection by the Bulgarian and Italian Air Force, reports sega.

Politics » Defense | November 1, 2017, Wednesday // 09:13 | Viewed: 3428

Stoltenberg: NATO Countries are within the Scope of the DPRK's Missiles

DPRK missiles can reach the territory of NATO countries, says NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, who is on a visit to Japan on October 29, reports bgnes.

Politics » Defense | October 29, 2017, Sunday // 10:49 | Viewed: 4052

Romania is Preparing to Buy a US Missile Defense System for USD 3.9 Billion

The Romanian Defense Ministry presented for public discussion the bill for the purchase of 7 systems for PRO Patriot from the US totaling USD 3.

Politics » Defense | October 27, 2017, Friday // 20:58 | Viewed: 5208

Putin Launched Four Ballistic Missiles

The President and Supreme Commander of the Russian Armed Forces, Vladimir Putin, attended the Strategic Nuclear Force management exercise.

Politics » Defense | October 27, 2017, Friday // 14:23 | Viewed: 5255

NATO will Discuss Building New Bases in November

NATO is currently reviewing its command structure, which will be discussed by military ministers at their November meeting.

Politics » Defense | October 27, 2017, Friday // 12:18 | Viewed: 5338

Deutsche Welle : Bulgarian Air Force Pilots Refuse to Fly Outdated MiG-29 Jets

Bulgaria's deputy defense minister confirmed on Tuesday that some military pilots will not take part in planned training this week.

Politics » Defense | October 25, 2017, Wednesday // 11:23 | Viewed: 4126

The Government Changes the Law of Residence of Allied Troops in Bulgaria

At its regular government meeting, which will be held this Tuesday, ministers will consider amendments to the law confirming the passage and residence of allied and foreign armed forces on the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria, reports sega.

Politics » Defense | October 24, 2017, Tuesday // 13:11 | Viewed: 4781

Bulgaria is Joining the EU's Single Defense System

The Government adopted a decision on Bulgaria's accession to the joint notification to the Council of the European Union and the High Representative for Foreign Policy and Security Policy of the EU, which will initiate a procedure for the establishment of

Politics » Defense | October 24, 2017, Tuesday // 13:06 | Viewed: 3251

Some of the Pilots at Graf Ignatievo Air Base not Confident to Fly

Some of the pilots at Graf Ignatievo base have shown uncertainty for operation related primarily according to their assessment of inadequate training and insufficient flight hours.

Politics » Defense | October 24, 2017, Tuesday // 11:59 | Viewed: 4688

Bulgaria Plans to Spend 2.25 bln Euro on Defence, Security in 2018

Bulgaria plans to spend 4.

Politics » Defense | October 24, 2017, Tuesday // 11:36 | Viewed: 10975

The Interior Minister Declared the Fence on the Bulgaria-Turkey Border is 100% Finished

We have already built up 100% of the facility.

Politics » Defense | October 20, 2017, Friday // 14:26 | Viewed: 5460
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