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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: 4601

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: 2863

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: 3675

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: 5541

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: 4310

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: 4479

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: 5258

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: 3969

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: 5349

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: 4058

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: 3652

The Bulgarian Navy will Receive Unmanned Underwater Vehicles with EU Funding

Bulgarian naval forces will receive a wide range of diving equipment and unmanned underwater vehicles, the press service of the Navy headquarters in Varna announced, reports Darik.

Politics » Defense | November 26, 2018, Monday // 15:42 | Viewed: 5427

Ukraine Faces a Military Situation, Tensions with Russia Continue to Rise

Russia has seized three Ukrainian naval ships in waters near Moscow-annexed Crimea, raising fears of military escalation and prompting an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council on Monday, reports AFP.

Politics » Defense | November 26, 2018, Monday // 09:54 | Viewed: 4383

Bulgaria - No. 60 in the World as a Military Force

In the ranking of the World Military Force for 2018, Bulgaria is in 60th place and has even improved its performance.

Politics » Defense | November 23, 2018, Friday // 13:26 | Viewed: 3132

Bulgaria Can Play an Essential Role in F-16 Maintenance

On November 21, at an organized meeting, Lockheed Martin again made a presentation of the proposed to the Bulgarian government F-16 aircraft, learned BulgarianMilitary.

Politics » Defense | November 22, 2018, Thursday // 22:08 | Viewed: 2966

Bulgaria is Аbout to Conclude the Deal for the Su-25 Overhaul with the Belarus’ “558 ARP”

The Bulgarian Ministry of Defence is about to conclude the deal for the repair of the Bulgarian Su-25 aircraft with the only bidder – the Belarusian 558 Aircraft Repair Plant.

Politics » Defense | November 22, 2018, Thursday // 15:07 | Viewed: 4365

Bulgaria Returns 190,000 Undismantled Yugoslavian Landmines to Greece

Bulgaria has returned 190,500 anti-personnel mines to Greece due to an incident at a plant where they should have been destroyed, the Bulgarian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Wednesday, reports Sputnik.

Politics » Defense | November 22, 2018, Thursday // 11:55 | Viewed: 3757

Two Explosive Devices were Found in an Apartment in London

British police have launched a terror investigation after two homemade bombs were found hidden in a North London flat, reported the Sun.

Politics » Defense | November 22, 2018, Thursday // 09:32 | Viewed: 3311

Bulgarian Navy Frigate Drazki Joins NATO Operation “Sea Guardian”

On 16 November, the Wielingen-class frigate Drazki, part of the Bulgarian Navy division of patrol ships for the NATO-led Mediterranean „Sea Guardian – 2018”, has sailed from its home port based in the town of Burgas, in order to take part in the operation

Politics » Defense | November 20, 2018, Tuesday // 14:59 | Viewed: 3628

Kosovo Fails For Third Time To Win Interpol Membership

Kosovo has failed for a third time to become a member of Interpol, the international police agency has announced.

Politics » Defense | November 20, 2018, Tuesday // 14:46 | Viewed: 3239
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