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Eight Allies,Including Bulgaria, Join Forces in Romania for Exercise SCORPIONS FURY 18

Around 1,800 troops from NATO Allies Bulgaria, Canada, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Romania and Spain are taking part in the Romania-led exercise SCORPIONS FURY 18 from 5 to 16 November.

Politics » Defense | November 15, 2018, Thursday // 13:37 | Viewed: 1984

Bulgaria and Armenia Discuss Possibilities For Joint Military Exercises

Possibilities for conducting joint military exercises have been discussed by Chief of Defense General Andrei Botsev and the Chief of General Staff of the Armenian Armed Forces, Lieutenant General Artak Davtyan, reported the Bulgarian National Radio.

Politics » Defense | November 15, 2018, Thursday // 09:36 | Viewed: 1969

Bulgarian Foreign Minister: Joining the UN Pact on Migration First Must be Discussed in Parliament

''Bulgaria has not taken a decision on joining the UN Pact on Migration and this cannot be done without discussion in parliament'', Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva told journalists commenting on BSP's doubts that the country has already agreed to joi

Politics » Defense | November 12, 2018, Monday // 09:11 | Viewed: 2553

Austria Accuses Colonel of Spying for Russia for Decades

Austria has a launched a probe into a colonel suspected of spying for Russia for several decades, Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said Friday, the latest in a string of cases where Moscow has been accused of espionage in EU states, reports AFP.

Politics » Defense | November 10, 2018, Saturday // 09:48 | Viewed: 2762

Trump in Paris Slams Macron's 'Insulting' EU Army Proposals

US President Donald Trump on Friday blasted calls by Emmanuel Macron for a European army to defend against threats from powers including the US as "very insulting", setting a combative tone for his World War I commemorative visit to Paris, reports AFP.

Politics » Defense | November 10, 2018, Saturday // 09:46 | Viewed: 2795

The Bulgarian and Romanian Naval Forces Started their Annual Exercise Poseidon 2018

Today, the bilateral Romanian-Bulgarian naval exercise Poseidon 2018, which this year is hosted by the Bulgarian Navy, kicks off in the town of Burgas, Bulgaria.

Politics » Defense | November 10, 2018, Saturday // 09:31 | Viewed: 2918

Smart Lie-Detection System to Tighten EU's Busy Borders

An EU-funded project is developing a way to speed up traffic at the EU's external borders and ramp up security using an automated border-control system that will put travellers to the test using lie-detecting avatars.

Politics » Defense | November 7, 2018, Wednesday // 15:55 | Viewed: 2184

Catalonia Police Say Security Has Seen Possible Explosive Device Inside Suitcase

Catalonia police said on Wednesday that railway security had seen with a scanner a possible explosive device inside a suitcase and were making further checks, Reuters reported.

Politics » Defense | November 7, 2018, Wednesday // 11:57 | Viewed: 2210

Action Involving Russian and American Planes over the Black Sea (Video)

The US has accused Russian military of dangerously intercepting a US-based airplane EP-3E Aries in the international airspace over the Black Sea by a Russian Su-27 fighter.

Politics » Defense | November 6, 2018, Tuesday // 08:51 | Viewed: 2434

Turkey to Develop its Own Long-Range Air Defense System

Turkey has launched efforts to manufacture its own long-range regional air defense system named "Siper," President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said Wednesday, Daily Sabah reported.

Politics » Defense | November 1, 2018, Thursday // 11:17 | Viewed: 2415

Sleeper Terrorist Cells Exist in Over 60 Countries

Sleeper cells belonging to various terrorist organizations exist in more than 60 countries, even in Russia and other member nations of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), CIS Anti-Terrorism Center Head Vladimir Grigoryev said at a TASS press con

Politics » Defense | October 30, 2018, Tuesday // 16:29 | Viewed: 2618

Bulgarian PM Borisov Attended the Final Stage of the В-9 CJSE „Thracian Sword – 2018“

Last week, on 26 October, the Special Operations Forces of the B-9 member states together with servicemen of U.

Politics » Defense | October 30, 2018, Tuesday // 10:17 | Viewed: 2093

NATO Shows Russia its Military Might in Giant Exercises

Norway hosts NATO's biggest exercises since the end of the Cold War from Thursday, to remind Russia the Alliance stands united despite seeds of doubt planted by US President Donald Trump, reports AFP.

Politics » Defense | October 25, 2018, Thursday // 16:33 | Viewed: 5221

Bulgarian Military Ships Highly Evaluated by International Experts in Paris

Two Bulgarian military patrol ships attracted the attention of the experts during the largest exhibition of naval equipment and technologies Euronaval 2018, which is taking place in Paris.

Politics » Defense | October 25, 2018, Thursday // 16:15 | Viewed: 6298

Bulgarian Special Forces host В-9 Thracian Sword 2018 Exercise

On 22 October, the Bulgarian Ministry of Defence announced that the special forces of the nine member states participating in the Bucharest 9 Initiative (B9) started the multinational military drill “Thracian Sword – 2018” at the Novo Selo Training Area.

Politics » Defense | October 24, 2018, Wednesday // 12:24 | Viewed: 2674

Bulgaria’s Deputy Defence Minister Attended “Strike Back 2018”

Last Friday (19 October), the final phase of the tactical training exercise Strike Back 2018 at the Field Training Ground “Koren” was held.

Politics » Defense | October 23, 2018, Tuesday // 11:09 | Viewed: 2731

Bulgaria Set to Participate in NATO Mission Iraq

The Bulgarian government reached a resolution to participate in the NATO Mission Iraq (NMI) which was recently inaugurated, reports MENAFN.

Politics » Defense | October 18, 2018, Thursday // 11:37 | Viewed: 4660

Bulgaria to Repair T 72 Main Battle Tanks

"The [Bulgarian] military will overhaul 13 T-72M MBTs and 60 TPD-K1 sighting systems.

Politics » Defense | October 17, 2018, Wednesday // 10:04 | Viewed: 6759

Bulgarian President Calls for Restraint During Procedure for Purchase of Military Aircraft

Bulgaria’s President Rumen Radev on 15th of October called on the Prime Minister, the ministers and the MPs to show restraint in their public pronouncements during the ongoing procedure for purchase of new aircrafts for the Bulgarian Air Force, reports BN

Politics » Defense | October 16, 2018, Tuesday // 06:40 | Viewed: 3727

America’s Obesity is Threatening National Security, According to Study

It’s well known at this point that just under 30 percent of Americans ages 17 to 24 ― the prime age to join the Army ― aren’t eligible to join, reports ArmyTimes.

Politics » Defense | October 12, 2018, Friday // 15:04 | Viewed: 3030

US, China Look on as Putin Seeks India Arms Deals

AFP - Russian President Vladimir Putin arrives in India on Thursday looking to tie up billions of dollars in arms deals with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, likely irking the US, China and Pakistan in one fell swoop.

Politics » Defense | October 4, 2018, Thursday // 10:18 | Viewed: 2816
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