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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.

Swedish Saab Delivers a Training Center for the Belgian Army Totaling $17 Million

STOCKHOLM, (BM) - The Belgian Army has awarded Saab an SEK160 million (USD17 million) contract for live training systems, the company announced on 19 August, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defence 360 Europe. The equipment is to be delivered in 2021. Read more: Indra Has Developed an Innovative Military Training Simulator With the

Belgium Upgrades Based Communication Systems of Its Armoured and Combat Vehicles

PARIS, (BM) - Belgium chooses Thales for onboard intelligence and future data capabilities of its land forces, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. According the agreement between Belgium and France, Thales began work on the initial CaMo capability to provide vehicle electronics for Scorpion vehicles. The order covers 382 Griffon multi-role

GA-ASI Teamed with Five Businesses, Based in Belgium

SAN DIEGO, California, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com) – The leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) systems, radars, electro-optic and related mission systems, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), announced on Tuesday (15th January 2019) that the company has teamed with five businesses, based in Belgium, as part of

The Belgian Fleet of F-16s Will Be Replaced by F-35As

BRUSSELS, Belgium (BulgarianMilitary.com) - The Belgian fleet of F-16s will be replaced by F-35As of Lockheed Martin. The F-35A aircraft was recently selected in a competition, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. The Minister of Defence of Belgium Steven Vandeput announced that decision on 25th October 2018 during a media briefing and thus Belgium…

USA Approved a Possibility for Sale of F-35 to Belgium

WASHINGTON (USA), January 20, 2018, Author: Editorial team (Bm), Photo: Wired The US State Department announced that they had approved the possibility for selling 34 Lockheed Martin aircrafts F-35 for the needs of the defence capabilities of Belgium. The amount of the transaction is $6.53 billion. If the transaction is realized, Belgium will be…

Eurofighter partners support Belgian innovation centres

Eurofighter partner companies have committed to support the development of National Innovation Centres in Belgium, if the Typhoon is selected to replace current F-16s. The partner companies include BAE Systems, Airbus Defence and Space, Leonardo and MBDA’s missile systems business. All four companies have signed endorsements to support the…