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Russia to Boost Crimea-Based Black Sea Fleet

Russia is to enforce its Black Sea Fleet stationed on the Crimean Peninsula, which broke away from Ukraine in mid-March.

Politics » Defense | July 23, 2014, Wednesday // 12:56 | Viewed: 737

Mistral Warship for Russia 'Tied to Stance on Ukraine Crisis'

France could renounce the sale of a second Mistral-class amphibious warship if EU leaders adopt tougher sanctions against Russsia.

Politics » Defense | July 22, 2014, Tuesday // 12:14 | Viewed: 1088

Bulgaria-Turkey Border Fence Completed

The Ministry of Defense has announced the building of a fence designed to curb the influx of migrants at Bulgaria's border with Turkey has finished.

Politics » Defense | July 21, 2014, Monday // 17:56 | Viewed: 1477

KTB 'Holds 90%' of Bulgarian Defense Industry Assets -Former DefMin

Former Defense Minister Boyko Noev argued 90 percent of assets held by Bulgaria's military industry are stored in Corporate Commercial Bank (KTB).

Politics » Defense | July 20, 2014, Sunday // 14:48 | Viewed: 1176

Greece To Spend EUR 1B on Army Modernization

Greek Defense Ministry is planning a large-scale modernization of the army which will cost a minimum of EUR 1B.

Politics » Defense | July 19, 2014, Saturday // 11:50 | Viewed: 1570

Bulgaria 'Demands All-Weather Reconnaissance US Drones'

The US Army is looking into options to provide unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to the Bulgarian Armed Forces, according to US media reports.

Politics » Defense | July 18, 2014, Friday // 18:27 | Viewed: 1275

NATO's Breeze 2014 Naval Drills Kick Off in Black Sea

Bulgaria, Greece, Romania, Turkey and the US are due to take part in NATO's Breeze 2014 naval drills beginning on July 4, Bulgaria's Defense Ministry has announced.

Politics » Defense | July 4, 2014, Friday // 11:05 | Viewed: 1394

Bulgaria-Turkey Border Fence to Be Ready 'within Days' - DefMin

Bulgaria's Defense Minister Angel Naydenov announced it would take days to complete a border fence being built at the border with Turkey.

Politics » Defense | June 30, 2014, Monday // 14:10 | Viewed: 1613

Bulgarian Army Spent BGN 1 M for Fence at Border with Turkey

So far the Bulgarian army has spent BGN 1 M on the construction of the 30-km fence at the border with Turkey, reports the Trud daily.

Politics » Defense | June 30, 2014, Monday // 11:21 | Viewed: 791

Bulgaria's New Army Chief Sworn In

Vice-Admiral Rumen Nikolov is due to head the Bulgarian Army on Monday after Gen Simeon Simeonov, who currently holds the office, steps down.

Politics » Defense | June 30, 2014, Monday // 10:56 | Viewed: 927

Bulgaria 'Vulnerable' to Terrorist Attacks - Experts

Bulgaria is vulnerable to potential terrorist attacks, experts argued Friday.

Politics » Defense | June 27, 2014, Friday // 13:07 | Viewed: 1155

Syria Launches Air Strike Against ISIS, Iraqi PM Welcomes Move

Syrian fighter jets bombed positions of Islamist insurgents near the border with Iraq.

Politics » Defense | June 26, 2014, Thursday // 15:19 | Viewed: 908

Russia's Putin to Scrap Ukraine Intervention Decision

Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed to Parliament that an enactment allowing military intervention on Ukrainian territory be canceled, his press secretary reported.

Politics » Defense | June 24, 2014, Tuesday // 14:47 | Viewed: 724

Obama Could Act in Iraq without US Congress Approval

US President Barack Obama could intervene in Iraq without seeking support from lawmakers, Republican Senator Mitch McConnell said after Obama met Congress members.

Politics » Defense | June 19, 2014, Thursday // 10:13 | Viewed: 1116

Bulgaria Is Good Example of NATO Membership – Chief of Defense

Bulgaria is a good example of the benefits of NATO membership, Chief of Defense General Simeon Simeonov said at the NATO's Strategic Military Partner Conference 2014, Wednesday.

Politics » Defense | June 18, 2014, Wednesday // 11:22 | Viewed: 1361

NATO Center in Bulgaria 'Could Remain Unaccredited'

A decision at the Defense Ministry could prompt the alliance to refuse accreditation for a NATO structure in the country, reports by a Bulgarian media outlet reveal.

Politics » Defense | June 17, 2014, Tuesday // 15:49 | Viewed: 1371

China, Turkey, Czech Republic Among Top Small Arms Exporters

China, Turkey and the Czech Republic have joined the list of the world's top exporters of small arms, which is led by the United States, according to the latest UN figures.

Politics » Defense | June 17, 2014, Tuesday // 13:53 | Viewed: 1136

Bulgaria To Host Large-Scale International Air Drills

The European military transport aviation will hold international drills in the airspace of Bulgaria in the period 17 to 26 June, the press center of the Defense Ministry informed.

Politics » Defense | June 17, 2014, Tuesday // 12:13 | Viewed: 819

Sofia to Host NATO Strategic Military Partner Conference on June 17-19

Sofia will host NATO's Strategic Military Partner Conference 2014 at the level of Chiefs of Defence on June 17-19.

Politics » Defense | June 17, 2014, Tuesday // 09:49 | Viewed: 1381

New Finnish Prime Minister to Seek NATO Membership

Alexander Stubb, Finland's incoming Prime Minister wants to take his country into NATO, Finnish media outlets report.

Politics » Defense | June 16, 2014, Monday // 14:32 | Viewed: 2535

Ukraine Mulls Closing Border with Russia - Defense Minister

Ukrainian officials are due to discuss whether to introduce of martial law in the Donbass region and to seal the border with Russia.

Politics » Defense | June 16, 2014, Monday // 10:44 | Viewed: 694
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