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America’s Obesity is Threatening National Security, According to Study

It’s well known at this point that just under 30 percent of Americans ages 17 to 24 ― the prime age to join the Army ― aren’t eligible to join, reports ArmyTimes.

Politics » Defense | October 12, 2018, Friday // 15:04 | Viewed: 3585

US, China Look on as Putin Seeks India Arms Deals

AFP - Russian President Vladimir Putin arrives in India on Thursday looking to tie up billions of dollars in arms deals with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, likely irking the US, China and Pakistan in one fell swoop.

Politics » Defense | October 4, 2018, Thursday // 10:18 | Viewed: 3324

Bm: SAAB Gripen Played its Trump Card for the Deal of New Bulgarian Fighter Jets

SOFIA, Bulgaria (BulgarianMilitary.

Politics » Defense | October 3, 2018, Wednesday // 10:08 | Viewed: 4499

U.S., Sweden and Italy Bid To Supply Bulgaria with Fighter Jets (Updated)

SOFIA (Reuters) - The United States, Sweden and Italy have filed bids to supply Bulgaria with eight fighter jets aimed at replacing its ageing Soviet-designed MiG-29s, in a tender estimated at 1.

Politics » Defense | October 1, 2018, Monday // 16:58 | Viewed: 4211

Bulgaria’s Operational Compatibility with NATO Allies Discussed at a Forum

The modernisation of the army and Bulgaria’s operational compatibility with NATO allies was the focus of an international conference organised by the Bulgarian Atlantic Community on 28th of September.

Politics » Defense | October 1, 2018, Monday // 10:32 | Viewed: 3290

'Major Terrorist Attack' Prevented in Netherlands, 7 Arrested

AFP - Dutch police arrested seven men Thursday suspected of plotting to carry out a "major terrorist attack" at a public event using explosive belts and an AK-47 assault rifle, the public prosecutor's office said.

Politics » Defense | September 28, 2018, Friday // 09:28 | Viewed: 3621

GERB Deputy Chair Becomes Member of Europol Management Board

Tsvetan Tsvetanov, the Deputy Chairperson of GERB (majority partner in the ruling coalition), has become a member of Europol Management Board.

Politics » Defense | September 26, 2018, Wednesday // 13:16 | Viewed: 4074

F-16 Block 72 Known as Viper Has Been Offered to Bulgaria

SOFIA, Bulgaria (BulgarianMilitary.

Politics » Defense | September 20, 2018, Thursday // 08:15 | Viewed: 7711

Bulgarian Servicemen in Blue Bridge and Saber Junction 2018 Exercises

SOFIA, Bulgaria (BulgarianMilitary.

Politics » Defense | September 20, 2018, Thursday // 08:13 | Viewed: 7773

MiG-31 Interceptor Jet Crashes in Central Russia – Russian Defense Ministry

According to the Russian Defense Ministry, a MiG-31 aircraft crashed in the Nizhny Novgorod region.

Politics » Defense | September 20, 2018, Thursday // 00:03 | Viewed: 3554

Syria Downs Russian Plane, Moscow Blames Israel (Updated)

AFP - Syria accidentally downed a Russian military aircraft with a crew of 15 onboard when its air defences went into action against an alleged Israeli missile strike, the Russian army said Tuesday.

Politics » Defense | September 18, 2018, Tuesday // 12:59 | Viewed: 2879

Russian Military Plane Disappears from Radar near Syria

A Russian military jet carrying 14 servicemen vanished from radar over the Mediterranean Sea late Monday as Syria came under attack by Israeli missiles, the defence ministry said.

Politics » Defense | September 18, 2018, Tuesday // 10:56 | Viewed: 4051

Bulgaria’s Soviet Jets: Trojan Horses In A NATO Air Force? – Analysis

Bulgaria’s Ministry of Defense (MoD) has announced a tender for Russian and Belarusian state-owned companies to overhaul its Su-25 close air support aircraft, marking the latest in a decade’s worth of false starts and reversals plaguing Bulgaria’s efforts

Politics » Defense | September 16, 2018, Sunday // 11:35 | Viewed: 5096

Azerbaijan and Bulgaria Discuss Prospects for Development of Military Cooperation

Chief of the International Military Cooperation Department of the Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan, Major General Huseyn Mahmudov has met with a delegation led by Chief of the Department for bilateral cooperation and regional initiatives of the Ministry

Politics » Defense | September 13, 2018, Thursday // 17:04 | Viewed: 7707

Turkey Reinforces Military in Syria's Idlib after Ceasefire Call Fails

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Politics » Defense | September 13, 2018, Thursday // 14:54 | Viewed: 3563

Russia Launches Biggest ever War Games

AFP - Russia on Tuesday launched what it has called its largest every military drills, with hundreds of thousands of Russian troops taking part along with Chinese soldiers in a massive show of force that has rattled the West.

Politics » Defense | September 11, 2018, Tuesday // 11:38 | Viewed: 4814

Russia to Hold Biggest Military Drills Since Cold War

AFP - Russia will flex its military muscles and hold the biggest war games since the Cold War era next month, including almost 300,000 troops and 1,000 aircraft, the defence ministry said Tuesday, leading NATO to warn of a "more assertive Russia".

Politics » Defense | August 29, 2018, Wednesday // 12:52 | Viewed: 4749

Bulgaria Invites Russia, Belarus to Overhaul Su-25s

The Bulgarian Ministry of Defence (MoD) on 21 August published a tender inviting Russian and Belarusian state-owned companies to negotiate a framework agreement valid for 48 months to overhaul the Bulgarian Air Force's (BuAF's) Su-25 close air support air

Politics » Defense | August 29, 2018, Wednesday // 12:22 | Viewed: 3714

Bulgaria Will Pay About EUR 5 Million for Repair of Russian Т-72 Tanks

SOFIA, Bulgaria (BulgarianMilitary.

Politics » Defense | August 29, 2018, Wednesday // 11:02 | Viewed: 4142

Russia Calls UK's Black Sea Air Force Interceptions Dangerous

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia accused Britain's Royal Air Force (RAF) of intercepting its military aircraft over the Black Sea in a dangerous fashion designed to provoke Moscow after the RAF made two such interceptions in a single week.

Politics » Defense | August 27, 2018, Monday // 13:14 | Viewed: 3594
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