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US Will Use Nuclear Weapons Against Russia, Polish Analysts Say

WARSAW, (BM) - The US will use nuclear weapons if it goes to war with Russia, according to some Polish analysts, whose opinion was published in the Polish edition of Myśl Polska, has learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: The Israeli Nuclear Weapon Program Could Destabilize the Region This statement comes in response to the question of

France Sells 20 Military Patrol Boats to Ukraine Totalling €136.5M

PARIS, (BM) - Ukraine strengthens the protection of maritime borders. According to Ukrainian media, the government approved the purchase of twenty patrol ships (boats) of the French company OSEA, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Topwar. Read more: Russia is Training a Missile Attack Over Ukraine and has Tactical Groups to Invade in the

Two Su-30SM Fighter Jet Will Be Delivered to Belarus

MOSCOW, (BM) - Two Sukhoi Su-30SM multirole fighter jets purchased in Russia will arrive in Belarus on November 13, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according Belarusian Defense Minister Andrei Ravkov statement on Tuesday. Read more: Belarus to Upgrade Main Battle Tanks "Under the defense procurement plan, Su-30SM multirole fighters will be

BAE Systems Has Received a $120M Contract from the U.S. for Amphibious Vehicles

LONDON, (BM) - BAE Systems has received a $120 million contract from the U.S. Marine Corps for additional Amphibious Combat Vehicles under a third order for Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP), learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: BAE Systems Received a $74.7 Million Contract for Modernization of Holston Ammunition Plant This award is

Swedish Company Unveils New Advanced Electronic Protection in the Air Against Radars

STOCKHOLM, (BM) - Saab carried out the first flight tests with its new advanced Electronic Attack Jammer Pod (EAJP) with successful results on 4 November 2019, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. The pod’s interfaces with the aircraft’s hardware and software as well as cockpit control and monitoring were tested during the flight. Read more: The

Europe Can No Longer Rely on the US to Defend NATO Allies – Emmanuel Macron

PARIS, (BM) - French President Emmanuel Macron has warned Europe is facing the "brain death of NATO," caused by American indifference to the transatlantic alliance, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting CNN. Read more: Lithuania Wants NATO to Reframe Its Baltic Airspace Mission Macron told the Economist in an article published Thursday

The UK Buys 500 Boxer 8×8 Armored Vehicles

LONDON, (BM) - The British Ministry of Defense has signed a contract to supply the armed forces of the kingdom of armored personnel carriers GTK Boxer with 8x8 wheel formulas of various modifications, learned BulgarianMiitary.com, quoting Topwar. Read more: Rheinmetall and BAE Systems to Start Manufacture the Boxer Multirole Fighting Vehicle in

The Inevitable Death Awaits the Ukrainian Air Force in Conflict with Russia

BELGRADE, (BM) - Recently in Ukraine, a list of industries to be paid special attention has been determined. In their long row there was no place for mechanical engineering. When asked by critics why this segment was forgotten, the answer was: it is required to find a “short hryvnia” that is able to give an economic effect in a short time. As a

LOUT – the Secret Steakth Unmanned Aerial Vehicle of Airbus Has Been Unveiled

BERLIN, (BM) - On November 5 on November 2019, during a media briefing at the Airbus facility in Manching, Germany, the company revealed its secret stealth unmanned aerial vehicle LOUT, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Topwar. Read more: The Israeli air force (IAF) is increasing the number of UAV simulators At the booth was an 4-ton

Observation Flights Over Germany and Italy by Russian Military Inspectors

MOSCOW, (BM) - Groups of Russian military inspectors will carry out this week observation flights over the territories of Germany and Italy within the frames of the international Open Skies Treaty, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according statement of Sergey Ryzhkov, the head of the Russian Defense Ministry’s National Nuclear Risk Reduction

Why Switzerland May Buy F-35 Fighter Jet?

WASHINGTON, (BM) - Four U.S. Air Force F-35A stealth fighters on May 31, 2019 arrived at Payerne air base in Switzerland. The F-35s are scheduled to remain at the base until June 14, 2019 in support of F-35-maker Lockheed Martin in its bid to win the Swiss air force’s $8-billion tender for up to 40 new fighters. The Swiss air force in April

Indian and French Military Forces in Joint Drills in Rajasthan

NEW DELHI, (BM) - The armies of India and France will take part in a bilateral drill, with a focus on counter-terror operations, in Rajasthan from October 31 to November 13, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: 29 Countries in Jordan for ‘Eager Lion’ Exercise As part of Exercise Shakti-2019, French troops arrived in India on October

Moldova Might Has a U.S. Military Base

CHISINAU, (BM) - An American military base may appear on the territory of Moldova, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. This was reported by the Transnistrian TV channel TSV with reference to the report on the security strategy in the Black Sea region of the American research center. American analysts in the report recommend considering the issue of

Riyadh Has Acquired the Poland`s Control Sky Drone Detection System

WARSAW, (BM) - Saudi Arabia continues to make efforts to build a system of protection against drones. Recall that several weeks ago, Saudi Aramco refineries were attacked by drones and missiles. Read more: Russia Unveils Its Most Advanced Korsar Reconnaissance Drone (Video) Polish media report that Riyadh has acquired the Control Sky drone

Poland Launched the Second Newest Minesweeper

GDANSK, (BM) - In Poland, the second newest minesweeper of the 258 project of the Kormoran type was launched, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Topwar. The ceremony was held at the Polish shipyard Remontowa Shipbuilding (officially named Gdanska Stocznia "Remontowa" im. J. Pilsudskiego SA) in Gdansk. Read more: Saudi Arabia Buys

The U.S. is Testing a New Concept – Sending Cyber Forces in Europe

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The US military is testing a new concept for the interaction of cyber units and UAV units of the Cyber ​​Squadron Initiative, learned BulgarianMilitary, quoting Topwar. According to the new concept, the US Air Force command plans to use special cyber groups in the mission execution area to protect the UAV from enemy

Lithuania Wants NATO to Reframe Its Baltic Airspace Mission

VILNIUS, (BM) - Lithuania wants NATO to reframe its mission of protecting the Baltic airspace with more of a combat punch in mind, as nations in the region consider their defensive posture toward Russia, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defense News. Leaders from the southernmost Baltic country previously told alliance officials that they

Britain is Already At War With Russia, UK Top General Says

LONDON, (BM) - There has been no formal declaration of war. No rockets landing on London or submarines sinking British ships. But Britain’s top military commander says Britain is at “at war every day” with Russia and other nations. The weapons aren’t explosive but digital, the battlefield cyberspace instead of mud. But to General Sir Nick

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