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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,

Germany pays $121,5M to extend service life of Marder infantry fighting vehicle

BERLIN, (BM) - The Bundeswehr has contracted with Rheinmetall to carry out new measures for extending the service life of the Marder infantry fighting vehicle, learned BulgarianMilitary.com according Rheinmetall's statement. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com In order to maintain the

New try of Croatia to buy new or second hand fighter jets

ZAGREB, (BM) - Croatia is making another attempt to renew its fighter fleet, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Yesterday, January 20, the Croatian Ministry of Defense officially announced a new tender for the purchase of military aircraft. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com In 2018, Croatia

Finnish Army to receive 120mm tank ammunition from Israel

TEL AVIV, (BM) - Elbit Systems announced today that its subsidiary, IMI Systems, was selected by the Finnish Ministry of Defence (Finnish MOD), following a competitive testing by the Finish Defence Forces (FDF), to provide the Finnish Army with the M339, a NATO compliant 120mm High Explosive Multi-Purpose ammunition, and Data Setting Units, for

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:

Israel sells Iron Dome’s radar system to Czech Republic

TEL AVIV, (BM) - The radar system that is an integral part of Israel's famed missile defense systems, the Iron Dome and the David's Sling, is to be sold to the Czech Republic, making it the first purchase of the unique Israeli technology by a NATO nation, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: The Czech Republic Buys 12 Military Helicopters

The Norwegian Air Force has activated its first squadron of F-35A stealth fighters

OSLO, (BM) - The Norwegian Air Force has activated its first squadron of F-35A fifth generation single engine stealth fighters, one of the very first services worldwide to do so since the jet first entered service in the U.S. Air Force in 2015, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: GKN Aerospace Norway Announced a $66M Contract for F135

Ukraine successfully tested the Neptune anti-ship missile

KYIV, (BM) - The Ukrainian P-360MC anti-ship missile complex "Neptune" has successfully passed flight tests and has flown on a given route 360 ​​km., learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according the general director of Luch KB Oleg Korostelev statement. Read more: France Sells 20 Military Patrol Boats to Ukraine Totalling €136.5M The Ukrainian

Germany Buys More Rafael Spike Missiles and Hundreds of Launchers

BERLIN, (BM) - Eurospike has signed a multi-year framework contract for the supply of SPIKE Missiles & launchers to the German Army, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: India Defends Its Border with Pakistan by Using Israeli Spike Anti-tank Guided Missiles The missiles and launchers will be manufactured in Germany by local German

The US and Germany Will Pay Equally for NATO’s Collective Budget

PARIS, (BM) - NATO has approved a new formula for calculating the Alliance's general budget contributions, according to which the US will reduce its share, while Germany's share will increase, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: The US Will Cut Its Spending to NATO, but Will Ensure Security of Europe, CNN Reported This was announced

Denmark Should Probably Buy More F-35 Fighter Jet, the US Ambasador Said

COPENHAGEN, (BM) - The United States has pressed to encourage Denmark to increase purchases of F-35 fifth generation fighter jets, with the U.S. Military itself set to field over 1000 of these jets, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Military Watch. Read more: Patria to Sustain the Engine Components for the Remaining Lifetime of the F16s

The German Bundeswehr Ordered a Large Batch of Israeli Anti-Tank Missiles Spike

BERLIN, (BM) - The German Bundeswehr ordered a large batch of Israeli anti-tank missiles Spike, as well as launchers for them, follows from a press release published on 18 this November, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Topwar. Read more: The German Army Has Finalized Its Annual Training in Firing of SPIKE LR ATGM Missile As follows

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

British Air Force Plans no More Purchases of Eurofighter Typhoon

LONDON, (BM) - The British Royal Air Force will no longer receive the Eurofighter Typhoon FGR4 multirole fighter, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Qatar`s Deal for Eurofighter Typhoon with UK is Largest Ever, Experts said According to the British Ministry of Defense, the country's air force transferred the last aircraft of this

Ukraine Might Has a Hypersonic Missile in Near Future

KIEV, (BM) - In the near future, the Ukrainian armed forces may receive a hypersonic aviation guided missile. Appropriate development at the exhibition "Weapon and security-2019 "was presented by Yuzhnoye Design Bureau, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Ukraine Buys Javelin Missiles and Command Launch Units from the US The

Ukraine Buys Javelin Missiles and Command Launch Units from the US

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The Government of Ukraine has requested to buy one hundred fifty (150) Javelin missiles and ten (10) Javelin Command Launch Units (CLUs), learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: The Javelin Successfully Fired Its Missile from Titan Unmanned Ground Vehicle Also included are training devices, transportation, support

The Swedish JAS 39 Gripen Has Dominated Over the Russian Su-27

BEIJING, (BM) - The Chinese media published material in which they decided to analyze the well-known statement of the Swedish Air Force commander that the Swedish JAS 39 Gripen fighters are "real lions of air combat.", learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Sweden States SAAB Built a Russian Sukhoi Fighter Jet Killer Then the Swedish

France and Germany Are Close to Agreement for the ‘Tank of the Future’ Program

PARIS, (BM) - France and Germany may soon come to an agreement on a joint program for a promising tank, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according of La Tribune report. Read more: Italy to Join European Development Program of Next-Gen Stealth Fighter Jet Major military industrial corporations Krauss-Maffei Wegmann, Nexter and Rheinmetall

A German Company Detected “the Invisible” F-35 with Its Own Radar Technology

BERLIN, (BM) - The German company has created a radar station, whose work has denied the F-35's heavily promoted “invisibility”, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting C4ISR.NET and Topwar. Read more: German Air Force and Hensoldt to Test a New Sensing Technology in Southern Germany The game "cats - mice" Hensoldt manufactured a passive

US and Germany in a Joint Venture to Offer Armed Fighting Vehicles

DETROIT, (BM) - Raytheon Company and Rheinmetall Defence have established a joint venture to offer the Lynx Infantry Fighting Vehicle for the U.S. Army's Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle, or OMFV, competition, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. The U.S.-based joint venture is called Raytheon Rheinmetall Land Systems LLC. Read more: The

South Korean Shipbuilder to Take a Part in Indian Submarine Project, SAAB is Out

NEW DELHI, (BM) - The $6.5 billion submarine project contest for the Indian Navy continues to throw up surprises with the last minute entry of a South Korean shipbuilder and the pulling out of Swedish company Saab after red flagging policy strictures that can potentially place unlimited liabilities on foreign vendors, learned

Italian-German Partnership in Development of Vulcano Artillery Munitions

BERLIN/ROME, (BM) - Under the umbrella of the Italian and German governments, Leonardo and Diehl Defence developed and qualified the precision-guided munition family Vulcano 127mm and 155mm, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defence 360 Europe. Read more: BAE Systems Has Unveiled a New ARCHER Mobile Howitzer at DSEI The

French Air Force Received First of Two KC-130J Super Hercules

PARIS, (BM) - Lockheed Martin delivered the first of two KC-130J Super Hercules aerial refuelers to representatives from France’s Armée de l’Air’s 62st Transport Wing at Orléans-Bricy Air Base at September, 16, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defense 360 U.S. Read more: Russia and France Ready for Full-Fledged Military and Defence

According Germany, Iran Has Been Trying to Acquire Mass Destruction Weapons

BERLIN, (BM) - A new German intelligence report from the state of Hesse on Wednesday outlined the Islamic Republic of Iran’s illicit espionage activities in the central European country, including efforts to obtain weapons of mass destruction during 2018, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting The Jerusalem Post. Read more: Iran Has Been

MBDA Develops a New Electronic Warfare Weapon for the Royal Air Force

PARIS, (BM) - MBDA has been awarded a contract to demonstrate SPEAR-EW, a new electronic warfare version of the SPEAR weapon system family on order for the Royal Air Force (RAF), learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defence 360 Europe. Read more: French MBDA Unveils Precision Strike Missile at DSEi 2019 SPEAR-EW is being developed by MBDA

Germany Presented Its New Combat System for Non-Nuclear Submarines

BERLIN, (BM) - At the 7th International Submarine Conference SubCon 2019 kta naval systems, a joint venture of thyssenkrupp Marine Systems and Kongsberg, presented its new combat system for non-nuclear submarines, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Russian Navy Expects Four Nuclear Submarines in 2020 The system called ORCCA

Ukraine Develops Sensitive Defence Technologies with Turkey

ANKARA, (BM) - A seemingly lucrative defense architecture is flourishing on both shores of the Black Sea as neighbors Turkey and Ukraine vigorously cultivate procurement relations, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defense News. Most recently, state-controlled Ukrainian company Ukrspecexport and privately owned Turkish drone specialist

British and French Companies Will Build the New UK Warships

LONDON, (BM) - Babcock Team 31 has been selected by the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) as the preferred bidder to deliver its new warships, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defence 360 Europe. Led by Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence company, and in partnership with the Thales Group, the T31 general purpose frigate programme will provide

British Company Unveils Unmanned Surface Vessels Integration with Warship

LONDON, (BM) - At a time of increased threat to international shipping, BAE Systems will this week demonstrate for the first time how Unmanned Surface Vessels (USVs) can be fully integrated with operational Royal Navy warships to extend their reach beyond the horizon and reduce sailors’ exposure to danger, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting

The Netherlands Navy Purchases French Electronic Protection System

LONDON, (BM) - With modern electronic warfare (EW) systems required to cope with the unprecedented growth in Electromagnetic transmissions across the Electromagnetic spectrum (EMS), traditional systems are now suffering from unparalleled saturation, which reduces the probability of accurate threat detection, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting

RAF Fleet Will Be Updated with Leonardo/Thales Protection System

LONDON, (BM) - The UK Ministry of Defence has contracted Leonardo and Thales, under a single source procurement, to deliver an integrated UK Defensive Aids System (DAS), learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defence 360 Europe. Read more: Leonardo and Thales are Considering the Joint Ccquisition of a Space Business from U.S. Firm Maxar

CV90 Mjölner Mortar System by BAE Systems Has Been Delivered to Sweden

WASHINGTON, (BM) - BAE Systems has completed the first full rate production delivery of the CV90 Mjölner Mortar System to the Swedish FMV (Defence Materiel Administration), introducing a new capability to the fleet of CV90s by adding indirect firepower, learned BulgarianMilitary, quoting Defence 360 Europe. Read more: Sweden is Continuing to

French MBDA Unveils Precision Strike Missile at DSEi 2019

LONDON, (BM) - MBDA has unveiled at DSEI 2019 how the Brimstone precision strike missile can equip unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs) to serve as an organic force-multiplier for the tactical commander, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defence 360 Europe. This development, utilising the Milrem Robotics THeMIS UGV, adds to Brimstone’s ‘One

Elbit`s JFST System Has Been Ordered by UK Totaling $38 Million

TEL AVIV, (BM) - Elbit Systems announced that its UK subsidiary, Elbit Systems UK Ltd., ("Elbit Systems UK"), was awarded an approximately $38 million contract from the UK Ministry of Defence ("UK MoD") to supply comprehensive JFST (Joint Fires Synthetic Training) systems to the British Army, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Elbit

Germany Doesn`t Want a Proxy War in Libya, Merkel Said

BERLIN, (BM) - Germany will do its part to avoid a proxy war in Libya, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday, warning that the situation in the north African country risked destabilising the whole of Africa, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Reuters. DEFENSEWEEK'S REPORT: Tensions in Idlib and proxy war in Libya Read more: Full

Italy to Join European Development Program of Next-Gen Stealth Fighter Jet

ROME, (BM) - According to the Italian media outlet La Stampa, Italy will soon join the UK Tempest program which involves the development of a sixth-generation multi-role fighter and the first European stealth fighter aircraft, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting BeforeFlight. Read more: Germany, France and Spain: Part of The European

Russia and France Ready for Full-Fledged Military and Defence Cooperation

MOSCOW, (BM) - Russia’s top brass is ready for close cooperation with the French military, Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu told a meeting with his French counterpart Florence Parly on Monday, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defence 360 Europe. Read more: During Osaka Meeting in June, Putin Invited US to Buy Russian Hypersonic Weapon

The Swedish SAAB Will Unveil a New Type of Camouflage

STOCKHOLM, (BM) - Saab has developed a new type of camouflage called ARCASe (Advanced Reversible Camouflage Screen emissive), with the first briefing on the new product at the annual Barracuda User Group at DSEI, London, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defence 360 Europe. Read more: Rheinmetall Has Developed New 60mm Mortar for Infantry

Spectra’s SlingShot Greenlit for US Army

LONDON, (BM) - Spectra Group (UK) Ltd, having recently achieved safety accreditation from the US Army Test and Evaluation Command and completed the prestigious US Army Expeditionary Warrior Experiments (AEWE 2019), will be exhibiting their game-changing SlingShot communications system at DSEi 2019, taking place at Excel London 10-13 September

Germany Has Displayed the Mission Master UGV, Armed with the WARMATE

BERLIN, (BM) - One of the most innovative systems on display at this year’s MSPO exhibition is the latest version of the Mission Master UGV from Rheinmetall, armed with the WARMATE Loitering Munition System, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defence 360 Europe. Read more: The U.S. Air Force Wants to Buy Launchers Similar to Russian S-300

British Company Will Showcase New Light Tactical Transport Vehicle at the DSEi 2019

LONDON, (BM) - Jankel, a world-leader in the design and manufacture of high-specification defence, security and NGO protection systems, will be launching their new Light Tactical Transport Vehicle (LTTV) at DSEi 2019, taking place at Excel London 10-13 September 2019, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defence 360 Europe. The unveiling of

Italy and Poland Present a Next Generation Multirole Military Helicopter Concept

KIELCE, (BM) - Leonardo, through its industrial pillar in the Polish helicopter sector PZL-Świdnik, and the Polish Armaments Group, jointly with the Polish aviation industry and R&D centres, present a next generation multirole military helicopter concept based on a legacy W-3 Sokół platform at MSPO 2019, learned BulgarianMilitar.com, qyoting

BAE Systems Has Been Selected of German Navy to Delivery 57mm Naval Guns

BERLIN, (BM) - BAE Systems has been selected by the vessel contractor to provide the German federal police force, Bundespolizei, with three 57mm naval guns for its three new 86m Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs) built by Fassmer shipyard, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defence 360 Europe. Read more: The U.S. Warships Get Germany TRS-40

Latvia Has Integrated New Air Voice Communication Systems Totaling $4,7 Million

RIGA, (BM) - According Defence 360 Europe, on 29 August, at the National Armed Forces Aviation Base, the Latvian Air Force received a new voice communication system, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. The handover of the new system was completed during a meeting between the Latvian Ministry of Defense and the NATO Communication Information (NCI)

Navantia Unveils Its Latest Military and Defence Shipbuilding Innovations

LONDON, (BM) - Navantia will be displaying its latest shipbuilding innovations, and providing details of some of the most significant projects that the company is involved with, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defence 360 Europe. These include: The recently signed contract for the next generation Spanish frigate, F-110; the S-80 AIP

First Time Joint Flying Training of UK F-35 Fighter Jets and U.S. Bombers

LONDON, (BM) - For the first time, UK F-35 Lightning jets have been conducting integration flying training with the B-2 Spirit stealth bombers of the United States Air Force as part of their deployment to RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire, UK, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defence 360 Europe. Read more: 29 Countries in Jordan for ‘Eager

German Company Unveils Its Broad Range of Sensor Technologies at DSEi 2019

LONDON, (BM) - The sensor solutions provider HENSOLDT presents its broad range of sensor technologies in the Air, Sea, Land and Security domains at DSEi 2019, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defence 360 Europe. For the first time, HENSOLDT will show its newly developed SETAS electro-optical situational awareness system for armoured

Poland’s New Desire is to Join the European Main Battle Tank Project

WASHINGTON, (BM) - Poland’s new desire to join the European Main Battle Tank project, an initiative spearheaded by the Franco-German tandem, is part of a larger regional trend under which numerous Eastern European allies are pursuing plans to acquire new vehicles and replace their Soviet-designed tracked and wheeled rides. Following an Aug. 16

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