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Bulgaria Defense Ministry Awards Outgoing US Ambassador

The outgoing US Ambassador to Bulgaria, Nancy McEldowney, was awarded Monday a medal by the Bulgarian Defense Ministry.

Politics » Defense | July 20, 2009, Monday // 12:38 | Viewed: 1826

Bulgaria Defense Ministry Sued for Discrimination against Women

Bulgaria's Defense Ministry is facing a suit over a measure preventing women from joining the National Guard Unit.

Politics » Defense | July 17, 2009, Friday // 20:49 | Viewed: 4831

Bulgarian Navy with New Commander-in-Chief

The new Commander-in-Chief of the Bulgarian Navy, Rear Admiral Plamen Manushev, was inaugurated at a ceremony in the Black Sea city of Varna Friday.

Politics » Defense | July 17, 2009, Friday // 20:35 | Viewed: 4444

Plane with Votes of Bulgarian Rangers in Afghanistan Gets Flat Tire

The An-30 plane transporting the ballot boxes with the votes of the Bulgarian rangers currently stationed in Afghanistan had an accident on Monday.

Politics » Defense | July 7, 2009, Tuesday // 20:49 | Viewed: 3501

Bulgarian Army Aims to Dispose of Weapons in Turkey

General Zlatan Stoykov, Chief of Staff of the Bulgarian army, is set to propose that unnecessary Bulgarian weapons are disposed of in Turkey.

Politics » Defense | June 12, 2009, Friday // 09:54 | Viewed: 3195

Bulgaria Officers Set for Afghan Army Training Mission

Bulgaria's Council of Ministers confirmed Wednesday that Bulgarian army officers will help to train the Afghan army.

Politics » Defense | June 5, 2009, Friday // 09:43 | Viewed: 6651

US Congressman Poe Impressed with US-Bulgaria Cooperation

The Republican US Congressman, Ted Poe, has stated he was impressed with the depth of US Bulgaria cooperation on defense, counter-narcotics and combating human trafficking.

Politics » Defense | June 1, 2009, Monday // 13:29 | Viewed: 2802

Bulgaria to Send 2 Officers to Help EU Fight Somali Pirates

Bulgaria's government is going to decide Thursday whether the country would participate in the anti-piracy military operation of the EU.

Politics » Defense | May 27, 2009, Wednesday // 17:21 | Viewed: 2634

US Marines Arrive for Drills at Bulgaria's Novo Selo Training Ground

The 22nd Expeditionary Unit of the US marines is arriving Wednesday, May 27, for one-week military drills.

Politics » Defense | May 26, 2009, Tuesday // 20:07 | Viewed: 4108

Bulgaria Intelligence Predicted Russia-Ukraine Gas War

Bulgaria's intelligence head, Gen. Kircho Kirov, said Saturday his service had generally predicted the developments that led to the Russia-Ukraine gas crisis in January 2009.

Politics » Defense | May 23, 2009, Saturday // 16:48 | Viewed: 2867

Bulgarian Military Base Commander Found Dead

Рўhe commander of the Bulgarian Military Base No 32 900, Capt Atanas Angelov, has been found dead in his home by his wife.

Politics » Defense | May 15, 2009, Friday // 20:32 | Viewed: 2272

Bulgaria's Burgas Welcomes Black Sea Naval Cooperation Force

Bulgaria's city of Burgas welcomed Friday military vessels of five Black Sea states as part of BLACKSEAFOR, a multinational naval on-call peace task force.

Politics » Defense | April 17, 2009, Friday // 16:49 | Viewed: 3635

Bulgaria Signs Classified Information Agreement with Serbia

Bulgaria and Serbia have signed an intergovernmental agreement on exchange and mutual protection of classified information in the field of defense.

Politics » Defense | April 15, 2009, Wednesday // 14:32 | Viewed: 1859

Bulgaria Commits to NATO Afghanistan Mission

Bulgaria will send to Afghanistan a training and communications team as part of the NATO forces in the region.

Politics » Defense | April 5, 2009, Sunday // 19:01 | Viewed: 3411

Spanish ABC: In Bulgaria Passy Means NATO

One of NATO's priorities in the next few years should be the crafting of a new image, Solomon Passy believes.

Politics » Defense | April 2, 2009, Thursday // 17:40 | Viewed: 2657

Bulgaria Celebrates Five Years as NATO Member, 60th NATO Birthday

Bulgaria started Sunday the series of events to celebrate the fifth anniversary since the country joined NATO, and the coming 60th birthday of the Alliance.

Politics » Defense | March 29, 2009, Sunday // 17:33 | Viewed: 2881

Russian Foreign Minister: What is Need for US bases in Bulgaria?

The Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov, has stated that Russia is trying to understand why the US military needs to have bases in Bulgaria.

Politics » Defense | March 27, 2009, Friday // 09:52 | Viewed: 5291

Bulgaria Baptizes Formally Two Second-Hand Belgium Frigates

Bulgaria's naval base in Burgas held Friday a ceremony for the formal baptizing of the two second-hand frigates the country bought from Belgium.

Politics » Defense | March 21, 2009, Saturday // 13:56 | Viewed: 4054

Bulgaria Defense Budget Smallest in NATO

Bulgaria allocates the smallest amount of money to defense per capita of all the NATO countries,

Politics » Defense | March 20, 2009, Friday // 08:44 | Viewed: 2964

NATO Spokesperson: Outcome of Passy's Nomination Will Be Known in April

Bulgaria's Solomon Passy has as many chances to became the new NATO Secretary General as any of the other candidates, the Alliance's spokesperson, James Appathurai, said Friday.

Politics » Defense | March 13, 2009, Friday // 17:13 | Viewed: 3002

100 Fresh Bulgarian Solders Take Off on Afghanistan Mission

Bulgaria's 5th Mechanized Company has departed Monday for Kabul, Afghanistan, and will stay there for six months. The Bulgarian rangers, including four women, underwent a three-month training, and they have obtained all the certificates required for ta

Politics » Defense | March 9, 2009, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5655
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