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Rolls Royce has announced the development of engines for Tempest fighter jets

LONDON, (BM) - Britain’s Rolls Royce, world's second largest manufacturer of aircraft engines, has announced that it has begun development of engines for the country’s Tempest sixth generation fighter program, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com Britain’s BAE

Germany and France exclude Poland from military projects

BERLIN, (BG) - Berlin and Paris excluded Poland from cooperation on issues related to army modernization, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting EurAsia Daily. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com Read more: Poland plans to purchase more modern tanks than Germany and France According to

Poland modernizes Soviet T-72 tanks for ‘possible’ war with Russia

WARSAW, (BM) - Poland will modernize the balance of the Soviet T-72 tanks for a possible war with Russia, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Actualnie Novosti. Warsaw is about to abandon steel Russian weapons. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com Read more: Poland plans to purchase more

Putin and Macron expressed concern over the death of General Soleimani

MOSCOW, (BM) - The presidents of Russia and France had a telephone conversation: they expressed concern about the death of Iranian general Suleimani, discussed the situation in Syria and Libya, as well as issues of internal Ukrainian settlement, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: US Marines landed in Baghdad; Israel puts army on alert;

Poland plans to purchase more modern tanks than Germany and France

PARIS, BERLIN, (BM) - Berlin and Paris, which excluded Poland from their joint defense projects, forced Warsaw to focus on American weapons, Die Welt writes. Now Poland plans to purchase more modern tanks than Germany and France have combined, says the German publication. DEFENSEWEEK'S REPORT: Putin versus Poland – the history lessons as a

Georgia is going to produce multifunctional unmanned helicopters

TBILISI, (BM) - The Georgian military scientific and technical center Delta is preparing to produce multifunctional unmanned helicopters that can be used both for reconnaissance and during offensive operations, as well as for civilian needs, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according a statement of the correspondent of the Russia's newspaper Vzglyad

Germany refused military assistance to Ukraine to ‘counter Russian aggression’

KYIV, (BM) - The German portal RND cites a statement by Ukrainian Foreign Minister Vadim Priestayko regarding the Kiev request for Germany to provide military assistance, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: USA to supply a second batch of Javelin man-portable anti-tank missile systems to Ukraine According to Priestayko, Germany

Cyber security of European countries at risk

LONDON, (BM) - We live in a peaceful world at this very moment, or do we? We hear no tanks rattle around our houses nor we see combat actions. Most don’t realize the whole situation on political arena hidden between the lines of Mass Media’s articles published daily. The global tension leaves us, ordinary people, questioned what is military and

Ukraine and Donbass have agreed to exchange of prisoners

KYIV, (BM) - Representatives of Ukraine and the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk People's Republics held talks in the form of a video conference with the participation of mediators - Russia and the OSCE - and agreed on the exchange of prisoners, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according Russian Gazats online magazine. Read more: Kerch Strait

Another threat comes from inside the Bundeswehr

LONDON, (BM) - Modern political arena brings the world a lot of tension. The rising heat from the East, Brexit, Immigrants, terrorist attacks. It is all such a stress for everyone. No wonder the tension is getting closer to the top point. This is when the army and the law enforcement have to keep their ears to the ground and be prepared for

A Test of Russian frigate causes interference of Norway’s radars

MOSCOW, (BM) - Tests of the Russian frigate "Admiral of the Casatonov Fleet" in the Barents Sea interfered with the operation of radio equipment and radars in northern Norway, learned BulgarianMilitary.com according report of the local newspaper Aftenposten, citing the Ministry of Defense of the country. Read more: Norwegian Coast Guard Vessels

Switzerland has received an Israeli Hermes 900 UAV, five more are expected

BERN, (BM) - Switzerland has received the first of six Elbit Systems Hermes 900 unmanned aircraft system (UAS), learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according the Swiss government statement at Monday. The MALE UAS is based at Emmen Airbase, from which it will perform border surveillance and disaster relief. Read more: Why Switzerland May Buy F-35

Finland is watching the Russian exercises in the Arctic

HELSINKI, (BM) - Finland is watching for increased international activity in the Arctic, including Russian exercises in the region, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Nezavisimaya Gazeta. Read more: Russia’s Su-34 fighter bombers are training aerial battles over Chelyabinsk (video) This was announced on Monday by Defense Minister Antti

The Norwegian Armed Forces received self-propelled howitzers K9

OSLO, (BM) - The Norwegian Armed Forces received the first 155 / 52-mm self-propelled howitzers K9 South Korean production, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. The first two self-propelled guns and one K10 ammunition transport vehicle arrived in Norway at the port of Drammen (Oslo) at the end of November. December 4 delivered equipment was officially

‘Russian threat’ is the major reason Denmark to increase the defense budget

COPENHAGEN, (BM) - Denmark expressed its readiness to triple military spending on military programs in the Arctic region amid the “Russian threat” and the growing split between the United States on the one hand and Russia and China on the other, which could lead to a military conflict in the Arctic, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more:

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