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More Details about Espionage Scandal: Group of Top Bulgarian Military Involved in Spying for Russia Detained

“It's the first time that an espionage group has been busted in Bulgaria.

Politics » Defense | March 19, 2021, Friday // 14:06 | Viewed: 6005

UK to Boost Nuclear Trident Warheads Arsenal by 40 Percent in Response to China, Russia Threat

Britain is lifting the cap on the number of Trident nuclear warheads it can stockpile by more than 40%, Boris Johnson will announce on Tuesday, ending 30 years of gradual disarmament since the collapse of the Soviet Union.

Politics » Defense | March 16, 2021, Tuesday // 13:25 | Viewed: 2949

Bulgaria to Host Several Multinational Military Drills, NATO Members Hone Interoperability

Bulgaria will host and share in a series of multinational military exercises in 2021 so as to enhance its armed forces' operational capabilities, the Bulgarian Defence Ministry said in a press release on Monday.

Politics » Defense | March 16, 2021, Tuesday // 08:56 | Viewed: 3413

Bulgaria: Defense Committee Approves Creation of Cyber Warfare Command

The Parliamentary Defense Committee approved at second reading the amendments to the Defense and the Armed Forces Act.

Politics » Defense | March 3, 2021, Wednesday // 12:20 | Viewed: 3251

Bulgarian Military Contingent to Take Part in Resolute Support NATO Mission in Afghanistan

Defense Minister Admiral Emil Eftimov will participate in the solemn ceremony dedicated to sending off the 42nd  Bulgarian military contingent designated to participate in train, advise and assist Resolute Support NATO mission in Afghanistan.

Politics » Defense | March 2, 2021, Tuesday // 10:06 | Viewed: 3306

Bulgaria’s Defense Minister: Eight Su-25 Aircraft in Fighting Trim at Bezmer Base

"This Friday is a good day for our aviation.

Politics » Defense | February 26, 2021, Friday // 14:57 | Viewed: 3861

Balkans and Black Sea in Focus of Massive US European Defender Military Exercise

The Army is concentrating this year’s major European Defender exercise on training for high-end warfare in the Balkans and the Black Sea, the service’s top general there said last week.

Politics » Defense | February 10, 2021, Wednesday // 14:38 | Viewed: 3534

Bulgarian Pilots Will Be Trained in US to Operate F-16 Fighter Jets

Two military pilots will join the second and third groups that are earmarked to go to the US to be trained to pilot F-16 fighter jets, said Deputy Defense Minister Atanas Zapryanov at the sitting of the parliamentary defense committee.

Politics » Defense | January 14, 2021, Thursday // 16:26 | Viewed: 2630

Bulgarian Task Forces Will Have New Combat Vehicles

A contract with the Bulgarian company SAMEL-90 AD for the acquisition of combat vehicles for Bulgarian task forces will be signed at the Ministry of Defense today.

Politics » Defense | December 8, 2020, Tuesday // 10:22 | Viewed: 2959

Salary Increase of Bulgarian Police Officers Remains 15 Percent

Fifteen percent will remain the increase in salaries in the Ministry of Interior in 2021, said Interior Minister Hristo Terziiski after the end of the Social Partnership Council.

Politics » Defense | November 19, 2020, Thursday // 17:25 | Viewed: 3453

UK Announces Biggest Military Investment since Cold War

 Britain is set to increase its defence budget by 16.

Politics » Defense | November 19, 2020, Thursday // 10:52 | Viewed: 2684

Turkey Does Not Plan to Close Down Border with Bulgaria


Politics » Defense | November 18, 2020, Wednesday // 12:19 | Viewed: 3432

PM Borissov: Bulgaria May Purchase Eight More F-16 Block 70 Aircrafts From Lockheed Martin

"The acquisition of the F-16 Block 70 aircraft is not just a purchase, but an expression of Bulgaria's desire for irreversible modernization of its armed forces in order to achieve real interoperability with other NATO member states.

Politics » Defense | September 29, 2020, Tuesday // 13:55 | Viewed: 4477

General Emil Tonev is the New Head of Bulgaria's National Service for Protection

President Rumen Radev wished the newly appointed head of the NSO, Brigadier General Emil Tonev, the will and strength to reform and modernize the National Service for Protection.

Politics » Defense | August 28, 2020, Friday // 16:53 | Viewed: 3727

Another 1,000 US Troops to be Send to Poland

The United States and Poland have completed negotiations on an agreement on expanded defense cooperation, under which another 1,000 US troops will be sent to Poland, Pentagon chief Mark Esper said.

Politics » Defense | August 4, 2020, Tuesday // 01:05 | Viewed: 2932

US Troops to be Send to Bulgaria and Romania

Washington may send troops to Bulgaria and Romania as part of the redistribution of US forces in Europe.

Politics » Defense | August 1, 2020, Saturday // 20:16 | Viewed: 14316

Terrorist Attack Was Prevented in Russia

Tajik national Odil Kayumov was prepping to commit a terror attack in Moscow very soon before he was neutralized by security service officers, according to a source in the law enforcement agencies.

Politics » Defense | July 28, 2020, Tuesday // 00:50 | Viewed: 3437

US Military Helicopters Will Fly Over Bulgaria

Helicopters of the US Army will fly over Bulgaria on July 24 and 25, the Ministry of Defense announced.

Politics » Defense | July 23, 2020, Thursday // 23:13 | Viewed: 4136

Bulgarian Army Reaches the Highest Level of Confidence in a Decade

The Bulgarian army has reached the highest level of confidence in a decade, according to a Gallup International survey.

Politics » Defense | July 22, 2020, Wednesday // 21:03 | Viewed: 3241

Bulgarian Defence Minister Karakachanov: There Is No Delay for the New F-16 Due to the Coronavirus crisis

US Ambassador Herro Mustafa, Romanian Ambassador Ion Galea and Georgian Ambassador Tamara Liluashvili, along with Bulgaria's Defense Minister Krasimir Karakachanov and the Chief of Defense, Admiral Emil Eftimov, visited the Naval Coordination Element for

Politics » Defense | July 20, 2020, Monday // 19:20 | Viewed: 3938

Bulgarian Head of National Service for Protection Krasimir Stanchev Resigns

The head of the National Security Service, Gen.

Politics » Defense | July 10, 2020, Friday // 17:24 | Viewed: 3871
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