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American Planes will be Involved in the Protection of the Bulgarian Sky

Bulgarian Defense Minister Dragomir Zakov said at the “Tsrancha” training complex that during his visit to the United States he had held talks with the Pentagon to include American planes in Bulgaria's joint air guard

Politics » Defense | May 12, 2022, Thursday // 14:10 | Viewed: 2174

A Bulgarian MiG-29 assisted a Passenger Plane after a Bomb Signal

Bulgarian MiG-29s again assisted a passenger plane. In the early afternoon of May 11, 2022, the fighters on duty from Graf Ignatievo Air Base took off to help a passenger plane, for which a signal was given for the possible presence of an explosive device

Politics » Defense | May 12, 2022, Thursday // 09:24 | Viewed: 2425

NATO does not intend to Stay Out of the Black Sea for long

NATO does not intend to stay out of the Black Sea for long, the commander of the Alliance's Naval Command (MARCOM), Vice Admiral Keith Blount, was quoted as saying by BTA

Politics » Defense | May 10, 2022, Tuesday // 12:43 | Viewed: 2831

SANS to Check the Cybersecurity of Bulgarian Posts

Bulgarian National Bank (BNB) and Bulgarian Posts (BGPost) to be included in the list of strategic sites to be inspected by State Agency for National Security (SANS).

Politics » Defense | May 8, 2022, Sunday // 09:28 | Viewed: 4899

Bulgaria’s Chief of Defense: There is currently No Direct Threat to National Security

"Currently there is no direct threat to the national security and sovereignty of Bulgaria, all measures are being taken in national and collective format to prevent a security breach," said on BNT, Chief of Defense Admiral Emil Eftimov.

Politics » Defense | May 6, 2022, Friday // 11:13 | Viewed: 2542

Bulgarians Celebrate May 6 - Day of Courage and the Bulgarian Army

Today Bulgarians celebrate the Day of Courage and the Bulgarian Army - May 6. For the third year in a row, there will be no military parade on May 6. A solemn water blessing of the battle flags and sacred flags was organized in the capital Sofia.

Politics » Defense | May 6, 2022, Friday // 10:43 | Viewed: 2605

NATO launches Military Exercises in 9 countries

NATO has launched major military exercises on its eastern flank.

Politics » Defense | May 2, 2022, Monday // 12:08 | Viewed: 2922

Chief of Defense: 700-800 soldiers from Italy are Coming to Bulgaria for NATO’s Battle Group

“Between 700 and 800 soldiers from Italy will arrive in Bulgaria to participate in the NATO Multinational Battle Group on our territory.” This was announced by Bulgaria’s Chief of Defense Admiral Emil Eftimov

Politics » Defense | April 30, 2022, Saturday // 10:44 | Viewed: 2893

Bulgaria: Refugees from Afghanistan and Syria are also on the Rise

The flow of foreigners from Afghanistan and Syria who entered Bulgaria and were detained increased in the first three months of 2022, four times more than in the same period last year

Politics » Defense | April 29, 2022, Friday // 13:08 | Viewed: 2779

The Weapons in Ukraine are the same as those Exported from Bulgaria

“Kintex has never exported weapons to Ukraine or Poland and the Czech Republic, which are believed to be transit points to Ukraine.” This was said to Nova TV by the removed director of "Kintex" Alexander Mihailov.

Politics » Defense | April 27, 2022, Wednesday // 14:38 | Viewed: 2729

Bulgaria allowed a Russian plane to Fly through its Airspace

An official representative of the Bulgarian government confirmed to BGNES Media that a Russian government plane was flying through Bulgarian airspace.

Politics » Defense | April 25, 2022, Monday // 11:26 | Viewed: 3882

Bulgarian PM Kiril Petkov met with NATO Military Committee Chairman Admiral Rob Bauer

Bulgarian Prime Minister Kiril Petkov met with the Chairman of the NATO Military Committee, Admiral Rob Bauer. NATO's strategic plans for strengthening and defending the Eastern Flank were discussed during the talks.

Politics » Defense | April 20, 2022, Wednesday // 20:16 | Viewed: 2160

Defense Minister: Bulgaria is a Reliable Ally in NATO and whoever Claims the Opposite is telling Lies

“Bulgaria is a reliable ally in NATO and whoever claims the opposite is telling lies.” This is stated in a post by the Minister of Defense Dragomir Zakov on Facebook on the occasion of allegations that the United States is delaying the delivery of F-16 du

Politics » Defense | April 19, 2022, Tuesday // 17:44 | Viewed: 2302

The US has postponed the Delivery of F-16 to Bulgaria by 2 years Fearing a Leak to Russia

The United States has postponed the delivery of the 8 F-16 planes, which have already been paid for by Bulgaria, by two years, as it fears leaks of secret data about the planes to Russia. This is what “Euroactiv” reports, referring to the opinion of two f

Politics » Defense | April 19, 2022, Tuesday // 08:58 | Viewed: 3344

Dutch F-35 fighters will perform demonstration flights with Bulgarian MiG-29

Dutch F-35 aircraft will perform demonstration flights with the Bulgarian MiG-29 today. This will take place at Graf Ignatievo Air Base as part of a visit by the civilian and military leadership.

Politics » Defense | April 14, 2022, Thursday // 09:15 | Viewed: 2797

Bulgarian MFA: The head of Military Intelligence was not in Mariupol

Unexpectedly, the Foreign Ministry said that a group led by the head of military intelligence Gen. Venelin Venev never went to Mariupol to evacuate the Bulgarian sailors from the ship “Tsarevna”.

Politics » Defense | April 14, 2022, Thursday // 08:58 | Viewed: 3161

Chinese air force fly over Bulgaria to deliver Missiles to Serbia

For the second day in a row, a group of six military transport planes of the Chinese Air Force flew over Bulgaria in the direction of Belgrade. It is believed that this is a supply of anti-aircraft missile system HQ-22, reported De Re Militari

Politics » Defense | April 11, 2022, Monday // 09:31 | Viewed: 5437

Bulgaria has its first F-16 pilot

At a ceremony in the 162nd Squadron of the US Air Force, Captain Alexander Velinov was recognized as the first Bulgarian pilot to undergo the initial training course for flying an F-16.

Politics » Defense | April 10, 2022, Sunday // 10:14 | Viewed: 3836

Expert: The situation of the Bulgarian Army is tragic! We had the strongest Army in the Balkans

“The situation of the Bulgarian army is tragic.” This was said in an interview for the Bulgarian National Radio by the expert on international security and chairman of the Foreign Policy Committee of the 45th National Assembly Dimitar Gardev

Politics » Defense | April 7, 2022, Thursday // 10:21 | Viewed: 3505

Bulgaria will send to Ukraine 2000 Helmets and 2000 Bulletproof Vests

The Council of Ministers decided to provide free of charge to the Government of Ukraine assistance for the protection of its citizens, which consists of personal protection gear - two thousand helmets and two thousand bulletproof vests.

Politics » Defense | April 6, 2022, Wednesday // 17:51 | Viewed: 2234

Bulgarian and Dutch fighters will jointly perform airspace protection tasks

The Air Force of the Kingdom of the Netherlands relocated four F-35 aircraft today, April 6, at Graf Ignatievo Air Base, Bulgaria. They will perform tasks on enhanced airspace protection together with the Bulgarian Air Force until May 31, 2022.

Politics » Defense | April 6, 2022, Wednesday // 15:41 | Viewed: 2259
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