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There are Two Guards at every Kilometer of the Bulgarian Border

At a total length of more than 2 000 km of Bulgaria border, border police officers are over 5200 - ie.

Politics » Defense | April 17, 2018, Tuesday // 12:22 | Viewed: 4177

The Pentagon Offered Turkey an Alternative to the Russian s-400

Washington does not recommend Turkish authorities to buy Russian air defense systems s-400, the US is willing to offer Ankara alternative systems, said the head of the U.

Politics » Defense | April 13, 2018, Friday // 12:59 | Viewed: 3451

Illegal Migrant Flow on Aegean on Rise Again

The Turkish Coast Guard intercepted 4,214 "irregular migrants" en route to the Greek islands from Turkey's Aegean coast within the first three months of 2018.

Politics » Defense | April 11, 2018, Wednesday // 10:30 | Viewed: 3604

Prison Guards are Considering to Protest Again

Prison wardens are considering reopening their protests and informing them in an open letter of the Prime Minister, the President of the National Assembly, the Justice Minister and the Chief Prosecutor.

Politics » Defense | April 5, 2018, Thursday // 18:08 | Viewed: 8101

Bulgaria Joins NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence

The government has approved the accession of the Ministry of Defence to two memoranda from 2008 on the establishment, operations and functional relationships of NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence, the government press office said.

Politics » Defense | April 4, 2018, Wednesday // 15:46 | Viewed: 9328

EU Commission: France to Extend Internal EU Border Checks:

France will extend border checks with countries in Europe's Schengen passport-free zone until the end of October because of the persistent threat of terrorism, the EU Commission said Wednesday, AFPreported.

Politics » Defense | April 4, 2018, Wednesday // 15:42 | Viewed: 2984

Greek Army Set to Get 1-billion-Euro Upgrade

The fast-tracking of procedures to implement a 1-billion-euro defense program was agreed on Monday during a meeting of the Parliament’s Arms Committee.

Politics » Defense | April 3, 2018, Tuesday // 12:12 | Viewed: 3231

Kosovo President ays Extradited Turkish Nationals Suspected of ‘Breaching National Security’

Kosovo President Hashim Thaci addressing to media on Saturday said that the six arrested and extradited Turkish nationals suspected of their alleged links with Fetullah Gulen, were involved in “illegal activities” and were “threatening national security”

Politics » Defense | April 1, 2018, Sunday // 14:36 | Viewed: 5774

No Bulgarian Soldiers Injured in Missile Fire Based on Kandahar Airport

No Bulgarian soldiers are injured in missile fire on the base of the international coalition forces at Kandahar airport, the Defense Ministry announced.

Politics » Defense | March 29, 2018, Thursday // 12:58 | Viewed: 4164

Serbia’s Fighter Fets Fly Near Border with Kosovo

Low-flying fighter jets of Serbia were seen on Wednesday roaring over Albanian inhabited areas of the Presheva Valley, near the border with Kosovo, Gazeta Express reported.

Politics » Defense | March 29, 2018, Thursday // 10:20 | Viewed: 4009

Bulgarian and U.S. Armed Forces Completed a 5-day Joint Tactical Exercise in Bulgaria.

Bulgarian and U.

Politics » Defense | March 28, 2018, Wednesday // 11:29 | Viewed: 2430

Bulgaria Expresses Interest in Israeli F-16s

Israel will be invited to offer F-16C/D fighters for the Bulgarian tender for a new fighter to replace the Bulgarian Air Force’s MiG-29s, Bulgarian Defence Minister Krasimir Karakachanov said on 19 March.

Politics » Defense | March 26, 2018, Monday // 11:28 | Viewed: 2621

Man Wanted By Interpol Caught at Sofia Airport

 At 8 o'clock today, a 56-year-old Greek citizen has arrived at the airport in Sofia for a flight to Istanbul for Minsk.

Politics » Defense | March 24, 2018, Saturday // 15:13 | Viewed: 6066

To Deter Russia, US Needs New Low-yield Nukes, says STRATCOM Head

WASHINGTON — During a congressional hearing, the head of U.

Politics » Defense | March 21, 2018, Wednesday // 09:15 | Viewed: 2589

South Korea and the United States will Resume their Military Exercises on April 1

South Korea and the United States will resume joint military exercises on April 1 due to the Winter Olympics in South Korea's Pong Qiang last month, BTA reported on Tuesday, quoting AFP and TASS.

Politics » Defense | March 20, 2018, Tuesday // 16:59 | Viewed: 3881

Europol: 800 People From the Western Balkans are in the Ranks of the "Islamic State"

More than 1000 militants  from EU member states participate in the ranks of the "Islamic state", 800 of them from the Western Balkans, became clear at the meeting of the Joint Parliamentary Control Group on the activities of Europol in Sofia.

Politics » Defense | March 19, 2018, Monday // 15:01 | Viewed: 4819

NATO Set To Begin Move To New Brussels Headquarters

NATO will begin moving into its new headquarters in Brussels after several delays caused by technical problems, German news agency dpa reports.

Politics » Defense | March 19, 2018, Monday // 12:04 | Viewed: 3265

About 30,000 People in Europe Are Potentially Part of Terrorist Communities', Rob Wainwright Europol Director

,,About 30,000 people in Europe are potentially part of terrorist communities'', Rob Wainwright Europol director told bTV.

Politics » Defense | March 19, 2018, Monday // 10:18 | Viewed: 4647

The Total Military Budget of NATO Member States is $ 957 billion

NATO members have increased defense spending in general, but European countries are having difficulties meeting a target of 2 percent of GDP demanded by US President Donald Trump.

Politics » Defense | March 15, 2018, Thursday // 17:18 | Viewed: 5177

Defence Budget to Reach 2% of GDP by 2024

The defence budget is set to reach 2% of GDP by 2024, quoted by the Bulgarian National Television.

Politics » Defense | March 15, 2018, Thursday // 10:54 | Viewed: 3212

Russia will Provide Logistics for the Bulgarian MiG-29 until 2022

The Bulgarian Defense Ministry chose the Russian MiG Aircraft Corporation to provide the Air Force with the integrated logistics service for its 15 MiG-29 fighters for the next 48 months, Jane's 360 reports.

Politics » Defense | March 14, 2018, Wednesday // 10:01 | Viewed: 2870
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