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NATO Undertakes Largest Deployment Around Russia Since Cold War End

At the meeting of the defence ministers of NATO countries on Wednesday, the UK undertook the obligation to send fighter jets to Romania in 2017, while the USA promised Poland military forces, tanks and artillery - the biggest deployment of the alliance at

Politics » Defense | 3 hours ago | Viewed: 418

Bulgaria to Take Part in NATO Mediterranean Operation

Bulgaria will send a frigate to NATO's Operation Sea Guardian in the Mediterranean Sea, Defense Minister Nikolay Nenchev has said.

Politics » Defense | October 27, 2016, Thursday // 07:43 | Viewed: 925

Bulgaria to Sign NATO Cybersecurity Memorandum

Defense Minister Nikolay Nenchev is set to attend a meeting of defense ministers in Brussels and sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cybersecurity.

Politics » Defense | October 26, 2016, Wednesday // 10:11 | Viewed: 1664

Bulgarian MPs Demand Clarity on Fighter Jets Tender

Several lawmakers in Bulgaria are demanding that the Defense Minister comment on reports that the criteria for the acquisition of new multirole fighter aircraft have been altered.

Politics » Defense | October 23, 2016, Sunday // 16:18 | Viewed: 2910

Bulgaria Revises Fighter-Jet Tender Technical Specifications

The Bulgarian Defence Ministry has set new technical specifications for its fighter jet tender.

Politics » Defense | October 20, 2016, Thursday // 16:46 | Viewed: 3333

Bulgaria Disburses Millions More for Border Fence Deterring Migrants

The Bulgarian government has allocated an additional BGN 20 M to three southeastern regions where a fence is being built along the border with Turkey.

Politics » Defense | October 19, 2016, Wednesday // 13:26 | Viewed: 75206

Austria Not To Send Military Staff for Border DefenceTo Bulgaria, Serbia

Austria will not send military personnel to Bulgaria and Serbia for the defence of their borders from migrants, stated Austrian Federal Minister of Defence Hans Peter Doskozil, cited by Die Presse.

Politics » Defense | October 11, 2016, Tuesday // 15:13 | Viewed: 1699

French Vessel to Drop Anchor in Varna for Joint Manoeuvres

French patrol boat Premier maître L'Her (F 792) is set to arrive to the Black Sea port of Varna, Bulgaria, for joint manoeuvres with the Bulgarian Navy, the French Embassy has said.

Politics » Defense | October 11, 2016, Tuesday // 07:31 | Viewed: 5054

Bulgaria's 31st Contingent Returns From Afghanistan

The 31st contingent of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Bulgaria returned to the country on October 7 after successful participation in NATO’s mission in Afghanistan Resolute Support.

Politics » Defense | October 8, 2016, Saturday // 10:53 | Viewed: 2290

Bugaria Halts Public Tender for Supply of Ten MiG-29 Engines

Bulgaria's Defense Ministry has said it seek to enter direct talks for the supply of ten engines for MiG-29 fighter jets, Offnews.

Politics » Defense | October 5, 2016, Wednesday // 14:06 | Viewed: 6201

Bulgaria's Weapons Production, Exports Rose 60% in 2 Years

Defense-related equipment production and exports have increased by over sixty percent over two years, Economy Minister Bozhidar Lukarski has said.

Politics » Defense | October 4, 2016, Tuesday // 13:01 | Viewed: 2006

Bulgaria Not Withdrawing Troops from Afghanistan - DefMin

Bulgarian Defense Minister Nikolay Nenchev has said the country will not pull its 110-strong contingent out of Afghanistan, despite threats by Prime Minister Boyko Borisov hurled last week and earlier in September.

Politics » Defense | October 4, 2016, Tuesday // 12:32 | Viewed: 6484

NATO Not Commenting on Possible Pullout of Bulgarian Troops in Afghanistan

NATO officials have refrained from commenting on a statement by Prime Minister Boyko Borisov, who on Sunday said the country might end its military presence in Afghanistan.

Politics » Defense | October 3, 2016, Monday // 14:53 | Viewed: 7080

Bulgarian Defence Ministry Stops Public Procurement Order for Fuels Delivery

The Ministry of Defence has a regular problem with the preparation of its public procurement orders.

Politics » Defense | September 20, 2016, Tuesday // 18:56 | Viewed: 8695

Negotiations Held With USA, UK, Poland on Common Defence of Bulgarian Air Space

“Bulgaria’s air space has never been more secure,” stated Defence Minister Nikolay Nenchev.

Politics » Defense | September 16, 2016, Friday // 15:54 | Viewed: 2495

Bulgarian and American Pilots to Defend Bulgarian Air Space

As of tomorrow, training for joint tasks to be carried out under Air Policing will begin at the Graf Ignatievo air base.

Politics » Defense | September 8, 2016, Thursday // 18:28 | Viewed: 11463

Bulgaria MPs See Syria Crisis, Migrants as Top Threats to National Security

Bulgaria's Parliament on Thursday approved the yearly report on the state of national security for 2015, highlighting the conflict in Syria and the migrant crisis.

Politics » Defense | September 2, 2016, Friday // 07:38 | Viewed: 3502

USAF to Deploy F-15s in Joint Air Policing Mission with Bulgaria

The United States will deploy two F-15 fighter jets to conduct joint air policing of Bulgarian airspace next month at the request of the authorities in Sofia, NATO has announced.

Politics » Defense | August 25, 2016, Thursday // 10:45 | Viewed: 5323

Bulgaria to Appoint Defense Attache in U.S. as New Air Force Chief

The government has proposed to appoint Brigadier General Tsanko Stoykov as Air Force Commander to replace Maj Gen Rumen Radev who resigned earlier this month.

Politics » Defense | August 24, 2016, Wednesday // 13:49 | Viewed: 14450

Bulgaria to Hold Air Policing Jointly with U.S. Next Month

Bulgaria will conduct policing of its airspace jointly with the United States for a week next month, Defense Minister Nikolay Nenchev has announced.

Politics » Defense | August 24, 2016, Wednesday // 13:09 | Viewed: 14509

Defense Attache in Washington Nominated as New Bulgarian Air Force Chief

Bulgaria’s Defence Minister Nikolay Nenchev has proposed to appoint Brigadier General Tsanko Stoykov as new Air Force Commander, Nova TV has reported.

Politics » Defense | August 23, 2016, Tuesday // 14:37 | Viewed: 14973
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