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The Russian-Turkish war games in Libya

This would not have been possible without increasing military and political support from Russia and Turkey, which, by supporting the opposing sides of this conflict, are leading a new installment of their own geopolitical game in the region.

The Turkish fleet simply closed the sky over Libya

The intervention of Turkey in the civil war on the territory of Libya on the side of the Government of National Accord (GNA) allowed not only to stop the Libyan National Army (LNA) offensive in Tripoli, but also made Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar retreat

Why Khalifa Haftar could not keep the coast of Libya?

The situation in the west of Libya has radically changed in a few days. Units of the Government of National Accord (GNA) were able to clear the Libyan National Army (LNA) Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar coastal areas of the country that they recently captured.

Syria opposes Turkey’s ambitions in Libya

Syria and the interim government of Libya, sitting in Tobruk, have signed a memorandum on the resumption of diplomatic missions and coordination of their positions in the international and regional arenas

A Russian Su-30 fighter jet of Algerian Air Forces crashed

ALGIERS, (BM) - The Su-30 fighter crashed in the province of Umm al-Boisi in northeast Algeria on Monday evening, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting TASS. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com The crash news was announced on Tuesday by the Algerian television channel En Nahar.

Algeria plans to invest around $2B for aircraft, including Su-57, media reported

PANAGYURISHTE, (BM) - In the last few days, information has been intensely reported in the world media that Algeria is ready to invest approximately $ 2 billion for the purchase of new fighter jets, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. DEFENSEWEEK'S REPORT: The Su-57’s uncontrolled flight in the sky: what ‘killed’ the aircraft? Read more:

Dozens were killed in terrorist attack in Burkina Faso

OUAGADOUGOU, (BM) - At least seven soldiers and 35 civilians have been killed at December 24 in terrorist attacks in northern Burkina Faso, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, reports Sueddeutsche Zeitung. The communications minister of the West African country, Remis Fulgance Dandjinou, announced on Tuesday on state television. In addition,

The Ezugwu (Mountain) armored vehicles have been delivered to Nigerian army

ABUJA, (BM) - The Nigerian Armed Forces have adopted the Ezugwu (Mountain) vehicles designed and manufactured in Nigeria armored. The ceremonial transfer of armored cars to representatives of the national army was held in the presence of President Mohammad Bukhari, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Topwar. Read more: Nigerian Defence

Joint Naval Exercise Has Been Started Between Russia, China and RSA

CAPE TAWN, (BM) - The crew of the missile cruiser "Marshal Ustinov" took part in the opening of the first joint naval exercises of the ships of Russia, South Africa and China "Mosi", learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according the press service of the Northern Fleet (SF) statement. Read more: Russia’s Iskander-M Missile Systems Strike Enemy

Morocco Buys 36 AH-64E Apache Attack Helicopters for About $4.25 Billion

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Morocco of thirty-six (36) AH-64E Apache attack helicopters and related equipment for an estimated cost of $4.25 billion, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification

China, India, Turkey, Algeria and Myanmar as a potential Buyers of Russia’s Su-57

MOSCOW, (BM) - US media outlet The National Interest, which focuses on the global defence industry, has come up with a short list of five nations that are more likely to buy Russia’s fifth-generation fighter jet, the Su-57, as the aircraft is about to be delivered to the Russian Air Force, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Turkey Has

Nigerian Defence Industry Unveils Its Own Ezugwu 4×4 Armored Vehicle

ABUJA, (BM) - Armored vehicles are widespread around the world. Even countries whose military-industrial complex is in its infancy are engaged in their manufacture. This is facilitated by the availability on the world market of key units needed to create an armored car. Read more: Dozens Soldiers Have Been Killed in the Northwest Nigeria by

Two Russian Nuclear-Capable Bombers Will Be Send to South Africa

MOSCOW, (BM) - Russia has announced plans to send two nuclear-capable Tu-160 bombers to South Africa in what observers say would be the first such deployment on the African continent, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting The Moscow Times. Read more: South African Defence Group Denel Will Restructure and Hopes to Return Its Profitability

Tunisia Buys Twelve (12) T-6C Texan Trainer Aircraft from U.S.

TUNIS, (BM) - The Government of Tunisia has requested a possible sale of twelve (12) T-6C Texan trainer aircraft, spare engines, cartridge actuated devices/propellant actuated devices operational flight trainer, spare parts, ground handling equipment, support equipment, software delivery and support, publications and technical documentation,

The Su-27 Fighter Jet Belonging to the Ethiopian Air Force Crashed

ADDIS ABEBA, (BM) - The Su-27 fighter belonging to the Ethiopian air force crashed, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. The accident occurred immediately after taking off from the country's main air base in 50 km southeast of Addis Ababa, two pilots died. The instructor and the trainee pilot are called as victims of the incident. Read more: Over

Deadly National Park Attack in Rwanda, 19 Have Killed

KIGALI, (BM) - Rwandan security forces have killed 19 people who were part of a group that carried out a deadly attack in a tourist hub in the north of the country on Friday, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according a police spokesman statement and Reuters. The assailants, who mostly carried traditional weapons like knives, attacked the Kinigi

US Sells Additional F16 Ammunition to Morocco

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Morocco of additional F-16 ammunition for an estimated cost of $209 million. Read more: Morocco Buys Various TOW-2A Anti-Tank Missiles from US The Government of Morocco has requested a possible sale of five thousand eight hundred

Morocco Buys Various TOW-2A Anti-Tank Missiles from US

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Morocco of various TOW-2A missiles for an estimated cost of $776 million, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Israeli MoD and Rafael performed a test of Spike anti-tank missile The Government of Morocco has requested a

Algeria Purchases Large Batch of Russian Multi-Functional Fighter Jets

MOSCOW, (BM) - The Algerian Air Force will soon replenish with new Russian fighters, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defence 360 Europe. As it became known, Russia and Algeria signed contracts for the purchase of multi-functional heavy fighter Su-30MKI (A) and light MiG-29M / M2. This was reported by Vedomosti with reference to a

Full Civil War in Libya is Possible, UN Chief Said

TRIPOLI, (BM) - The United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, has said he fears Libya will end up in a "full civil war" unless moves are soon made to end the conflict, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting AlJazeera. Read more: Two Israeli-Made Orbiter-3 Tactical Drones Were Shot Down in Libya (Video) "Unless action is taken in

Qatari Foreign Minister Called for the Effective Disarming of Khalifa Haftar

TRIPOLI, Libya (BulgarianMilitary.com) - Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdul Rahman Al Thani called for the effective disarming of Khalifa Haftar, leader of Libyan National Army, and the withdrawal of his troops from its recently-held areas, according La Repubblica newspaper, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Memo. The

Denel Land Systems Is Still Working on Solving Badger ICV Issues Causing Delays

JOHANNESBURG, Republic of South Africa (BulgarianMilitary.com) - Denel Land Systems (DLS), as reported by defenceWeb today (25th January 2019), is still working on solving issues concerning the Badger infantry combat vehicle (ICV), which is being developed for the needs of the South African Army. The issues have caused unwanted delays and cost

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