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Hensoldt and MyDefence cooperates on a counter-UAS system delivery to Asia

BERLIN, (BM) - At Singapore Air Show, Hensoldt and MyDefence announced their cooperation on a delivery of a counter-UAS system for an unnamed Southeast Asian customer, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. The system will be integrated into anti-drone vehicles to monitor the challenging airspace of urban environments. Read more: HENSOLDT

Belarus’ forced wedding: how Putin publicly humiliated Lukashenko?

MINSK, (BM) - We often read that Russia and Belarus are unable to agree about the prices and delivery conditions of oil products and natural gas. This was the case in 2017, and it is the case now as well: the particular issue resurfaces with certain frequency and it seems it will continue to do so. Read more: Military and defense analyzes,

SAAB wil help Australia to provide Navy’s combat management systems

STOCKHOM, (BM) - Saab has signed an Enterprise Partnering Agreement with the Australian Department of Defence to provide combat management systems across all the Royal Australian Navy’s major surface ships, learned BulgarianMilitary.com according SAAB statement. Read more: The U.S. Navy is planning development of next generation heavy surface

Russian intelligence agencies are conducting reconnaissance near Ireland

LONDON, (BM) - Russian intelligence agencies are conducting active reconnaissance off the coast of Ireland, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, citing Topwar and tThe Times. There, they search underwater for fiber optic cables connecting the United States to Britain and other European countries. Read more: A British military intelligence aircraft

Patria and Alccon with key role in mobility of the Finnish and Latvian Armies

HELSINKI, (BM) - Patria, a global market leader in the production of armoured wheeled vehicles, have been selected with their 6x6 platform to be part of a joint programme to develop sustained mobility enhancement for the Finnish and Latvian Armies, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, acording both companies statement. Read more: Finnish Patria is

US and German intelligence agencies used a Swiss company for espionage

BERN, (BM) - A joint Cryptoleak study conducted by the Swiss public television program RundschauExternal Link, the German television channel ZDF and the Washington Post newspaper, revealed the fact that the US and German intelligence agencies of the Swiss company use encryption technology to provide global “wiretapping” in more than a hundred

Ukraine builds military bases in Donbass by NATO standards

KYIV, (BM) - Kyiv will build two military bases according to NATO standards in Severodonetsk - the regional center of the Luhansk region, and in Mariupol, Donetsk region, learned BulgarianMilitary.com according Ukrainian Defense Minister Andrii Zagorodnyuk statement. According to him, these two military facilities began to be built in the

Germany begins to slow down FCAS program. Europe wates Su-57’s data

BERLIN, (BM) - A number of European countries intend to participate in the program to create a new generation fighter. The project has already managed to get the name Future Combat Air System (FCAS), as BulgarianMilitary.com has reported last year. Read more: Russian military specialists killed; Haftar receives Chinese drones; IDF strikes Hamas

Rheinmetall will supply Bundeswehr with simulation technology for Puma IFV

BERLIN, (BM) - Rheinmetall will soon be supplying the German Bundeswehr with simulation technology that will enable highly realistic training of mechanized infantry units equipped with the Puma IFV, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com Read more: Rheinmetall

BAE Systems will integrade and sustain critical communication systems of US Navy

LONDON, (BM) - The U.S. Navy’s Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) has awarded BAE Systems, Inc. a prime position on a $212 million contract to integrate and sustain its critical communication systems, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com Read

French company will integrate system of avoid friendly fire for South Korea forces

PARIS, (BM) - Thales and South Korean partner LIG Nex1 were selected after a request for proposals to support the country's air defence capabilities, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com Read more: Thales Will Design and Manufacture of Next Generation Weapons

French aircraft carrier has approached Syria at a distance of airstrikes

DAMASCUS, (BM) - The French Navy carrier strike group, led by the nuclear carrier Charles de Gaulle, operating in the Eastern Mediterranean, approached Syria from the range of air strikes by carrier-based aircraft, follows from satellite images of the European satellites Sentinel-2 and Planetscope, learned BulgarianMilitary.com quoting Interfax.

Belgian tolerance of Russian spies – naivety or deliberate intention

BRUSSELS, (BM) - We live in an era where news about the activities of Russian spies is nothing really new to anyone. It was recently reported that Belgian intelligence services, the ones responsible for protecting EU and NATO objects, have begun large-scale investigations based on concerns of possible infiltration by Russia or other actors.

The US Secretary of State: Crimea is lost. Crimea is a Russian territory

KYIV, (BM) - The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged Kyiv to forget forever about the return of Crimea, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Pompeo statement. Read more: US UAV conducted reconnaissance near Crimean borders US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, after his visit to Ukraine, unexpectedly announced that this country had

Did Poland buy F-35 fighter jets without any weapons?

WARSAW, (BM) - Polish media disclose information about a deal with the United States for the supply of F-35 fighters. It may well turn out that Washington will supply the fifth generation fighters without weapons, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Germany and France exclude Poland from military projects Military observer Zbigniew

Germany has refused to buy MQ-4C Triton surveillance drones. The deal was for $2,5B

BERLIN, (BM) - The German government has cancelled plans for a $2.5 billion contract to acquire Northrop Grumman’s MQ-4C Triton heavyweight high endurance surveillance drones, instead opting for the manned Bombardier Global 6000 aircraft which is also capable of performing signals intelligence, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Military

NATO is the real aggressor, not Russia, a German Bundestag politician says

BERLIN, (BM) - The North Atlantic Alliance violated this promise of the USSR not to expand eastward, and it is NATO that is the aggressor, approaching the borders of Russia, at the same time blaming the Russians for this. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com Read more: NATO’s new spy tool

Finnish Patria is to deliver a combat vehicle to Latvia

TAMPERE, (BM) - Finland and Latvia have agreed on a joint development programme for sustained army mobility enhancement to which Patria is to deliver a 6x6 vehicle chassis platform, learned BulgarianMiltary.com, quoting Patria's statement. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com This joint

French company developed AI-based platform to detect complex cyber attacks

PARIS, (BM) - At the 2020 edition of the International Cybersecurity Forum (FIC), Thales unveiled Cybels Analytics, an innovative cybersecurity platform relying on advanced artificial intelligence and Big Data analytics technologies, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Thales statement. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments,

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