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Bulgaria's Role at NATO Summit: Strengthening Eastern Flank and Support for Ukraine

Prime Minister Dimitar Glavchev highlighted Bulgaria's pivotal role on NATO's Eastern flank during discussions with US President Joe Biden in Washington

Politics » Defense | July 11, 2024, Thursday // 10:00 | Viewed: 1819

Bulgaria, US and Allies Boost Military Support for Ukraine at NATO Summit

On the second day of the pivotal NATO summit in Washington, the Alliance's member countries announced an increase in military aid to Ukraine

Politics » Defense | July 11, 2024, Thursday // 09:45 | Viewed: 1814

Bulgaria's Former Defense Minister: NATO's Stance on Ukraine Membership Unlikely to Change

Former Defense Minister of Bulgaria, Professor Todor Tagarev, expressed skepticism regarding Ukraine's immediate NATO membership prospects, attributing this to the differing positions of certain member countries

Politics » Defense | July 9, 2024, Tuesday // 17:30 | Viewed: 2338

Expectations from the NATO Summit: Bulgaria's Role in Collective Defense and Regional Stability

A report by GLOBSEC highlights the expectations of the eastern flank ahead of the NATO summit in Washington

Politics » Defense | July 9, 2024, Tuesday // 10:00 | Viewed: 1656

Survey: Bulgaria Leads NATO Nations in Desire to Leave

A recent survey has revealed that while the majority of Bulgarians support their country's NATO membership

Politics » Defense | July 6, 2024, Saturday // 08:16 | Viewed: 4988

Italy, Albania, North Macedonia, and Bulgaria Forge Military Mobility Corridor

Yesterday, during its meeting, the Cabinet of Ministers approved a draft letter of intent from the Ministry of Defense and related ministries of Italy, Albania, North Macedonia, and Bulgaria

Politics » Defense | July 4, 2024, Thursday // 10:13 | Viewed: 3112

Bulgaria Scores Advanced F-16 Fighter Upgrades

The US Department of Defense has contracted Lockheed Martin to produce electronic warfare equipment for F-16 fighters

Politics » Defense | July 3, 2024, Wednesday // 13:24 | Viewed: 2616

Bulgaria's Defense Minister Clarifies Aid to Ukraine: Not Without Compensation

Bulgaria's Minister of Defense, Atanas Zapryanov, clarified Bulgaria's stance on its support for Ukraine, emphasizing that it aligns with both national and NATO positions against aggression

Politics » Defense | June 28, 2024, Friday // 12:06 | Viewed: 2264

Bulgaria Boosts Defense Budget, Surpassing NATO 2% GDP Target for the First Time

Bulgaria is projected to spend 2.18 percent of its gross domestic product on defense this year, according to data released by NATO last night

Politics » Defense | June 18, 2024, Tuesday // 09:22 | Viewed: 3060

Did Ukraine Seek Permission to Strike Russia with Bulgarian Weapons?

Ukraine had not sought permission to utilize weapons provided by Bulgaria to target Russia, citing financial constraints as a limiting factor

Politics » Defense | June 11, 2024, Tuesday // 10:29 | Viewed: 2240

Study Reveals How Many Bulgarians are Willing to Defend their Country

A recent study conducted by the Center for the Study of Democracy (CID) reveals that 58% of Bulgarians are willing to take up arms and defend their country if it were to come under attack

Politics » Defense | June 6, 2024, Thursday // 18:40 | Viewed: 2752

Bulgaria Reaffirms No Troops to Ukraine, Focuses on EU Training Mission

The Bulgarian Ministry of Defense has reiterated its stance that it will not send military personnel to Ukraine

Politics » Defense | June 5, 2024, Wednesday // 16:11 | Viewed: 1954

HIMARS Not in Bulgarian Army's Immediate Future

Lieutenant General Mihail Popov, Deputy Chief of Defense, has clarified that the acquisition of the HIMARS rocket launcher is not currently in the immediate plans for the Bulgarian Army

Politics » Defense | June 5, 2024, Wednesday // 09:14 | Viewed: 1779

NATO's Backup Plan: New Routes for US Troop Deployment and Logistics in Case of War with Russia

Major General Alexander Sollfrank, head of NATO's logistics command, has revealed to "The Telegraph" that contingency routes are being developed for the transportation of American troops and equipment to the eastern front in the event of a conflict with R

Politics » Defense | June 4, 2024, Tuesday // 17:00 | Viewed: 3464

Bulgaria Takes Flight: Kamikaze Drones Now in Production

At the state-owned Terem holding, the commencement of kamikaze drone production marks a significant stride in Bulgaria's defense capabilities

Politics » Defense | June 3, 2024, Monday // 08:00 | Viewed: 2352

NATO Chief Praises Bulgaria’s Role Amid Ongoing Ukraine Support Efforts

NATO Secretary General emphasized Bulgaria’s role as a reliable and highly valued ally within the alliance

Politics » Defense | June 1, 2024, Saturday // 15:08 | Viewed: 2805

Is There Any Plan to Send Bulgarian Soldiers to Ukraine?

The deployment of Bulgarian military personnel to Ukraine

Politics » Defense | June 1, 2024, Saturday // 14:23 | Viewed: 2490

Russian Aggression Continues: Bulgaria's Security Report for 2024

The Bulgarian State Agency for National Security (SANS) anticipates that the intensity of threats against national security will persist throughout 2024

Politics » Defense | May 31, 2024, Friday // 17:00 | Viewed: 4445

Military Exercise 'Thracian Warrior - 24' Commences in Bulgaria with International Participation

Tactical exercise "Thracian Warrior - 24" of the 2nd Mechanized Brigade is being held until June 4 at the "Koren" and "Novo Selo" training grounds

Politics » Defense | May 28, 2024, Tuesday // 12:03 | Viewed: 2110

Stoltenberg in Bulgaria: NATO Must Act Fast for Ukraine's Defense!

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg emphasized the need for NATO to play a greater role in coordinating and planning military assistance to Ukraine

Politics » Defense | May 27, 2024, Monday // 11:00 | Viewed: 2509

Will Bulgaria Deploy Troops in Ukraine?

Tagarev underscored the importance of maintaining continuity in defense policy, particularly in supporting Ukraine

Politics » Defense | May 27, 2024, Monday // 09:54 | Viewed: 2366
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