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S&D Group President: Romania and Bulgaria are Ready to Join Schengen

Romania and Bulgaria should join the Schengen area “as soon as possible” as they meet the relevant criteria, according to Gianni Pittella, president of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats (S&D Group) in the European Parliament, according

Politics » Defense | December 14, 2017, Thursday // 17:13 | Viewed: 5018

Government Approved Additional Funds Up to BGN 19 970 000 to Repair 15 MiG-29 Fighter Jets

The government approved additional funds up to BGN 19 970 000 to repair 15 MiG-29 fighter jets.

Politics » Defense | December 13, 2017, Wednesday // 13:54 | Viewed: 3387

The Military Ministry will Pay BGN 81 Million for the Repair of 15 MiGs

The Ministry of Defense will pay BGN 81 million to repair 15 MiG-29 fighter jets of the Russian Air Force Corporation MiG.

Politics » Defense | December 11, 2017, Monday // 13:24 | Viewed: 3102

Washington, Seoul and Tokyo Begin Two-day Joint Military Exercises

US, South Korean and Japanese forces have begun joint military exercises, the South Korean army said, quoted by the France press.

Politics » Defense | December 11, 2017, Monday // 10:56 | Viewed: 5993

Poland: The Cost of the Patriot Missile Defense System is Unacceptable to us

The price at which the United States will agree to sell to Poland the missile defense system Patriot (PAC-3 +) is unacceptable for Warsaw, Deputy Defense Minister Bartosz Kownacki  said in an interview with Defense News.

Politics » Defense | December 7, 2017, Thursday // 13:02 | Viewed: 3983

The National Security Strategy: Cyber Defence and Modernization of the Army

The government approved the project for updating the National Security Strategy of Bulgaria and proposed to the National Assembly to accept it.

Politics » Defense | December 7, 2017, Thursday // 10:48 | Viewed: 3445

US and South Korean Planes Bombed a Polygon near the DPRK

US B-1B bombers have been flying over the Korean Peninsula this morning, within the framework of the large scale military exercise conducted jointly with the South Korean army.

Politics » Defense | December 6, 2017, Wednesday // 11:07 | Viewed: 3473

Finland Suspects Russian Aircraft Violated Airspace

Finland’s defense ministry said on Tuesday it suspected a Russian aircraft had violated Finnish airspace over the Baltic Sea earlier in the day, reported Reuters.

Politics » Defense | December 5, 2017, Tuesday // 12:17 | Viewed: 3749

Chairman of the Military Committee Commends Bulgaria For Being a Reliable Ally

General Petr Pavel, Chairman of the NATO Military Committee, visited Bulgaria on 30 Nov-2 Dec.

Politics » Defense | December 4, 2017, Monday // 16:50 | Viewed: 3993

Washington is Preparing a New Strategy for National Security

The administration of President Donald Trump intends to present a new US security strategy in the coming weeks, the Wall Street Journal quoted him as saying.

Politics » Defense | December 4, 2017, Monday // 11:45 | Viewed: 2466

South Korea and the United States Began their Biggest Military Exercises

South Korea and the United States have begun their largest joint air force exercises so far.

Politics » Defense | December 4, 2017, Monday // 10:35 | Viewed: 2690

France Should Know that Iran's Missiles Are Not Negotiable

France should know that Iran’s missile program is not an issue that can be negotiated, Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman, Bahram Qassemi, said in an interview with state media on Monday, quoted by Reuters.

Politics » Defense | December 4, 2017, Monday // 10:05 | Viewed: 2288

Bulgaria, Albania and Macedonia Started a Process For Building a Common Security Platform

After the plenary and bilateral meetings which were held in Ohrid and which were  initiated by the Adriatic Charter,  between the defense ministers of Bulgaria, Albania and the Republic of Macedonia, they started a process for building a common security p

Politics » Defense | December 2, 2017, Saturday // 13:18 | Viewed: 3613

Times of Israel: Iran Denies Bulgaria PM Entry into Airspace en Route to Saudi Arabia

Bulgaria said Wednesday that an aircraft taking its prime minister and former king to Saudi Arabia was denied permission by Iran to enter its airspace, forcing them to fly via Iraq.

Politics » Defense | November 30, 2017, Thursday // 10:37 | Viewed: 2720

Bulgaria will Cooperate with the UK on Defense Strategy

The government approved the draft Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministries of Defense of Bulgaria and the UK on mutual logistic support, the press service of the Cabinet announced.

Politics » Defense | November 22, 2017, Wednesday // 17:14 | Viewed: 3248

Patria Delivers a New Version of AMVXP to Slovakia as a Part of a Joint Slovak-Finnish 8x8 Vehicle Development Program

The Slovak and Finnish Ministries of Defense have agreed on a joint 8x8 infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) development program, and Patria has been selected to deliver a new prototype version of AMVXP 8x8 chassis as part of the program.

Politics » Defense | November 21, 2017, Tuesday // 10:09 | Viewed: 3775

Romania is Suing a Shepherd who Refuses to Destroy Sheepfold he Built near US Military Base

Romania is suing a local shepherd who interferes with the work of US military deployed at a military base near the southern city of Deveselu, wrote the electronic edition of Balkan Insight.

Politics » Defense | November 20, 2017, Monday // 10:03 | Viewed: 3414

Gen. Dunford: The US Loses its Military Superiority over Russia and China

America's military superiority over their rivals - China and Russia - is gradually blurring, says Gen.

Politics » Defense | November 17, 2017, Friday // 10:33 | Viewed: 3734

Bulgaria Considering Boeing Super Hornets to Complement MiG-29s

The Bulgarian Air Force will look into buying Boeing F-18 Super Hornets following a review of competitors Saab, Lockheed Martin, and the consortium of European companies that make the Eurofighter Typhoon.

Politics » Defense | November 16, 2017, Thursday // 13:10 | Viewed: 5526

Russia Plans to Spend EUR 320 Billion for Arms for 10 Years

Next week, President Vladimir Putin will hold a series of meetings to co-ordinate the new state weapons program for the period 2018-2027, Kommersant said.

Politics » Defense | November 15, 2017, Wednesday // 13:49 | Viewed: 2808
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