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Bulgarian Defence Committee Approved Negotiating Mandate for Acquiring F-16 Aircrafts

The Bulgarian Parliament’s defence committee approved on January 15 the government proceeding for a start of negotiations with the United States on acquiring F-16 fighter jets, reports BNT.

Politics » Defense | January 16, 2019, Wednesday // 10:06 | Viewed: 2074

Bulgaria Decides to Start Talks with US on F-16 jet Deal

The Bulgarian government has approved a plan to start talks with the United States on buying eight new F-16 fighter jets to replace its ageing Soviet-made MiG-29s and improve compliance with NATO standards, the defence minister said on Wednesday.

Politics » Defense | January 9, 2019, Wednesday // 14:09 | Viewed: 2970

Government Will Give an Opinion on the Choice of New Fighters For the Army

Today, the Cabinet is expected to review the commission's report assessing the bids for the new fighter aircraft, reported the Bulgarian National Television.

Politics » Defense | January 9, 2019, Wednesday // 10:26 | Viewed: 2035

Bulgarian Armed Forces Solemnly Marked the Beginning of the New Military Training Period

Yesterday (7th January), the military formations of the Bulgarian Armed Forces marked with solemn ceremonies the beginning of the military trainings and preparations in 2019.

Politics » Defense | January 9, 2019, Wednesday // 09:56 | Viewed: 2086

Busiest British Airports Purchase Anti-Drone Systems

Two of Britain's largest international airports are planning to install military-grade anti-drone defense systems to avoid attacks like the one that grounded nearly 1,000 flights at London's Gatwick Airport over the Christmas holidays, reported VOA News.

Politics » Defense | January 4, 2019, Friday // 12:03 | Viewed: 2200

Smart Cameras will Protect Smaller Towns in Bulgaria

Surveillance is becoming more and more popular as an effective method of fighting crime in many Bulgarian cities.

Politics » Defense | December 26, 2018, Wednesday // 11:27 | Viewed: 8846

Report on Choice of New Fighter Jet for Bulgarian Air Force Submitted to Cabinet

The report on the selection of a new multipurpose fighter jet for the Bulgarian Air Force was submitted to the Council of Ministers on 21st of December, BNT.

Politics » Defense | December 23, 2018, Sunday // 12:54 | Viewed: 3354

U.S. Wants Stronger Security Ties with Bulgaria


Politics » Defense | December 20, 2018, Thursday // 13:01 | Viewed: 3315

Kandahar Airport Comes Under Rocket Attack, There Are no Injured Bulgarians

The base of the International Coalition Force at Kandahar Airport, Afghanistan, was subjected to rocket fire on 20 December 2018 at 00.

Politics » Defense | December 20, 2018, Thursday // 12:44 | Viewed: 2640

Bulgaria’s Defence Minister Sees Budget Increase as One of the Possible Scenarios in the New Fighter Acquisition Procedure

The Bulgarian Minister of Defence Krasimir Karakachanov outlined a possible scenario for increasing the budget of the new type combat aircraft project, although he excluded such an option a month ago.

Politics » Defense | December 20, 2018, Thursday // 12:16 | Viewed: 2437

Bulgaria Considers to Replace Russian MiG-29s With F-16 Jets

In June 2018 Bulgarian Parliament approved a plan to spend around $2 billion on its Air Force modernization.

Politics » Defense | December 17, 2018, Monday // 17:19 | Viewed: 2589

Sweden Offers to Bulgaria 10 Gripen Fighters for BGN 1.8 Billion

The Swedish government has optimized the offer for Gripen and is now proposing 10 fighters instead of 8, "said Joakim Wallin, Director of Export and International Relations at Sweden's State Property Defense Agency (FMV), reports Dnevnik.

Politics » Defense | December 14, 2018, Friday // 20:27 | Viewed: 3672

Bulgarian PM: New F16 is Much Better than Any Other Aircraft Offered

I hope they will offer better terms because, from my talks with pilots, a new F16 is a much better plane than all the others that are offered.

Politics » Defense | December 14, 2018, Friday // 16:19 | Viewed: 2931

Bulgaria Invests in its T-72 Tanks

The Bulgarian Ministry of Defence (MoD) is set to invest BGN13.

Politics » Defense | December 12, 2018, Wednesday // 10:45 | Viewed: 2407

Bulgaria Has Not Received Information About Increased NATO Presence in Black Sea

''We have not received any information that the USA intends to sail more warships into the Black Sea in connection with the situation in Ukraine'', Bulgaria’s Deputy Premier and Minister of Defense Krasimir Karakachanov announced, quoted by the Bulgarian

Politics » Defense | December 7, 2018, Friday // 09:39 | Viewed: 4405

Atlantic Council of Bulgaria Voiced a Position on the Acquisition of a New Type of Combat Aircraft

The Atlantic Council of Bulgaria has issued an opinion stating our country should purchase the U.

Politics » Defense | December 6, 2018, Thursday // 13:46 | Viewed: 3193

Bulgarian Minister of Defence: Four Countries Fund Radical Islam in Bulgaria

"Four countries fund the manifestations of radical Islamism in Bulgaria.

Politics » Defense | December 3, 2018, Monday // 14:46 | Viewed: 4345

A Bulgarian Team Participates in the Largest NATO Cyber Defense Drill

Cyber Coalition's biggest annual cyber defense drill is being conducted from November 26 to November 30, the Bulgarian military agency said.

Politics » Defense | November 29, 2018, Thursday // 15:31 | Viewed: 3493

Bulgaria’s Council of Ministers Has Approved the Investment Projects for the MiG-29 and Su-25 Repairs

At today’s regular meeting, the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Bulgaria has approved the investment costs of the projects for the repair of the old Soviet aircraft MiG-29 and Su-25, providing additional BGN 46 million for the first and BGN 82 510

Politics » Defense | November 29, 2018, Thursday // 09:41 | Viewed: 3034
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