Ukraine Military & Defence
Ukraine's military sector could lose potential due to Russia's fuel restrictions. The unenviable consequences for Kyiv were announced by the Sergei Fedorenko.
When tensions between Russia and Ukraine rose sharply to the level of "war is inevitable," the Kremlin managed to deploy nearly 150,000 troops within a week.
Ukrainian authorities have equipped about 400km of anti-tank trenches on the border with Russia as part of the so-called Wall project, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Sega.
Ukraine cannot count on joining the North Atlantic Alliance, as there is no unanimous opinion and decision on the country's accession to NATO, Portugal say
Ukraine seems to be the first to do not withstand the tensions hovered in the air and carried out just over 100 mini-attacks on the Donetsk and Luhansk People's Republics
The Ukrainian MP from the Voice faction in the Verkhovna Rada, Roman Kostenko, made a statement that was not a proposal for speeches and diplomacy but war.
Despite Russian assurances that the deployment of troops along Ukraine's borders is an exercise Moscow continues to send large quantities of military equipment
The Russian information portal Aviapro reports about an air attack on the 82nd logistics battalion of the Ukrainian army, located in the city of Rubezhnoye, located a few tens of kilometers from Lugansk.
In a minimum of time, Russia has deployed dozens of battle tanks just 20km from its border with Ukraine. Dozens of Russian media confirm this news. Military analysts say that such equipment was located at least 100 km from the border until a few days ago.
EU High Representative for Security and Foreign Affairs Joseph Borel said (April, 19 - ed.) that Russia had amassed more than 150,000 troops along the Ukrainian border and on the annexed Crimean peninsula
Commander of the US European Command, US Air Force General Tod D. Wolters, has expressed concern about a possible Russian invasion of Ukraine. During a hearing before the United States Senate Committee on Armed Services at 9:30 a.m. EST / 3:30 p.m. CEST, he said this today.
How to stop the Russians? The US offers inefficient and illogical ideas for spending money rather than solutions to diplomacy, improving and melting the ice
In this context, on April 8, the southern military region of the Russian armed forces announced that, from the Makhachkala naval base, the Caspian fleet would transfer ten boats to the Black Sea fleet, however already well endowed
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky wants Ukraine to be accepted as a NATO member sooner. He shared this on his Twitter account, adding that his country will continue its commitments to modernize the army.
Russian media report that Moscow has started hastily transporting and deploying its anti-aircraft missile systems in Crimea, BulgarianMilitary.com has learned.
The US minister assured his Ukrainian counterpart of his readiness to support Kyiv in an "escalation of Russian aggression." The Ukrainian defense ministry website published this statement on its website on Thursday.
The build-up of Russian and Belarusian troops and weapons along the border with Ukraine continues to create tensions in this part of Europe. Ukraine's foreign minister said late Thursday (April 1st) that Moscow is systematically aggravating the Donetsk and Luhansk regions' security situation.
Russia has the right to move troops to the country at its discretion; this does not pose a threat to other countries, said Russian President Dmitry Peskov's spokesman.
The US Department of Defense is concerned about reports of escalating tensions on the contact line in Donbas, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing the Pentagon spokesman John Kirby.
Since last year, the Ukrainian government has declared its desire for the country to acquire fighter jets in the coming years to blacken Russian MiG-29s. The French portal opex360.com reports that Paris is ready to offer a suitable offer for their Rafal.
The command of the air forces of Ukraine has unveiled a new development plan. Until 2035, the Air Force dreams of acquiring foreign fighters of the 4++ generation and the most modern American "stealth" F-35s of the fifth generation.
A source from the Turkish military-industrial complex did not confirm RIA Novosti's media reports about the delivery to Ukraine of at least 30 Bayraktar TB2 attack drones. According to military experts, these drones could be located in the area of the demarcation zone in Donbas, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
A Russian military intelligence agent was detained in Kharkiv, Ukraine, while trying to access the technical documentation of a Ukrainian-made T-84BM Oplot tank.
Kyiv has agreed with Ankara on the release of Turkish Bayraktar on the territory of Ukraine. It is these drones that are considered the main winners of the recent Karabakh war.
Ukraine made the wrong decision when it decided to buy Turkish weapons. Military experts from China voiced such conclusions, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Chinese news agency Sohu.
In an interview with journalists from the Defense-Express news portal, Ukraine's deputy defense minister was responsible for modernization programs. The arms industry announced plans to modernize selected combat aircraft types for the next 15 years.
Former representative of the "Square" in Donbas' negotiations, the former Ukrainian ambassador to Minsk Roman Besmertny called on the country's authorities to conduct a military operation to capture Crimea
At first, glance sounds like the plot of a rather dull soap opera contains many explosives in terms of content. Specifically, the dispute is about two Mi-17V-5s of the Afghan Air Force.
On December 9, 2019, a meeting of the Normandy four countries - Germany, France, Ukraine, and Russia - was held in Paris on Donbas's conflict. A year later, Ukraine proposes further steps in this matter and calls on Russia to respect its agreements
Ukrainian tactical unmanned aerial vehicles Bayraktar TB2 conduct exercises together with artillery and aviation at the Shirokolanski training ground in the vicinity of Mikolaevo, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
Ankara has donated at least six Bayraktar TB2 attack drones. According to the information provided, the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine has made the initial decision to deploy the drones in the Kramatorsk region.
For several days now, various Asian, Caucasian and Balkan media outlets have said that Turkey is ready to help Ukraine with the supply of new weapons, including the deployment of Turkish troops in the region.
The Ukrainian design office KB "Lucz" presented the "Sokol-300" reconnaissance and strike unmanned aerial vehicle, which was to be premiered during the Arms and Security 2020 exhibition in Kiev, which was canceled due to the pandemic
Since Ukraine gained independence, we have not received a single new military aircraft. The oldest military aircraft in our country are 52 years old, says the commander of the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Colonel Serhiy Drozdov
The United Kingdom offered Ukraine the construction of missile boats according to the British project in local shipyards, agreeing not only to full technology transfer, but also to finance it with a long-term, low-interest loan
To begin with, a fact that no one in the world calls into question: the current ceasefire in Donbass, which began at 00:01 on July 27, 2020, in principle, is still observed by both parties.
Two American B-52 bombers capable of carrying nuclear weapons flew in close proximity to Crimea. US aircraft have previously appeared over the Black Sea, but for the first time they approached the Crimea from land - from the territory of Ukraine.
As reported by the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, the head of the Ministry of Defense, Andriy Taran, signed an order to adopt the RK-360MC Neptun anti-ship maneuvering missile system into service with the Ukrainian armed forces, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
The Israeli military could able to get access to the MiG-29 fighter secret systems and will allow them to develop the most effective measures in the fight against these combat aircraft, which are in service with Russia, Syria, Egypt and other countries
The US Senate proposed annually allocating $ 300 million to Ukraine for military needs, including for the purchase of lethal weapons. The State Duma indicated that, in this case, Moscow will consider itself competent to supply weapons to the DPR and LPR fighters
The Israeli company Elbit Systems received documents from Jerusalem authorizing the modernization of Ukrainian fourth-generation MiG-29 fighters, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Defense Express.
The National Guard of Ukraine has begun re-equipping some units in accordance with NATO standards, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing the structure's press service statement.
The fact that Ukraine launched its missiles in the affected area of the S-400 systems allowed the Russian military to work out the destruction of the Ukrainian R-360 Neptune, learned BulgarianMilitary.com
The Ukrainian Navy, hopelessly lagging behind the Russian Navy in terms of the number of naval personnel, launched an urgent rearmament program involving the purchase of patrol boats of several classes with artillery weapons.
The US military is preparing to send the promised weapons and equipment to Ukraine, including missiles for Javelin anti-tank systems, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing the US Transportation Command statement on Twitter.
The United States provided $ 60 million in military assistance to Ukraine. This was reported by the press service of the American embassy in Kiev on June 17 on its page on the social network Twitter, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
The reason for the appeal was reports spread in the Ukrainian media about the creation of a "Hungarian" region in Transcarpathia. According to Bilan, this will lead to armed conflict and the loss of territory by Ukraine.
The American missile armament of strategic bombers B-52H Stratofortress is capable of "delivering a strike" at Russia without entering the airspace controlled by the Russian anti-aircraft missile systems S-400 Triumph.
Ukraine conducted test launches from its new Neptune ground-based cruise missile system; firing took place at the Alibi firing range in the Odessa region, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Gazeta.ru.
Ukraine’s purchase of new large armaments from Washington could mean Kiev’s preparations for a large-scale offensive in the Donbass in the event of difficulties with peace agreements, explained Konstantin Zatulin
The director of the Ukrainian Pavlograd Chemical Plant, which produces, processes and utilizes rocket fuel, did not rule out the possibility of a missile strike against infrastructure facilities in Russia.
The Pentagon chief Mark Esper, in a telephone conversation with Ukrainian Defense Minister Andriy Taran, confirmed that the United States supports Ukraine’s efforts to build up defense capabilities to counter Russia's "aggression"
Another test of the Olkha-M (Alder) missile took place in Ukraine, despite the declared emergency regime due to the outbreak of a new type of coronavirus, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing news agency RNS.
In the morning, the outskirts of Donetsk and the village of Gorlovka were bombarded by the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU), on March 30, learned BulgarianMilitary.com according the press service of the JCCC statement.
The Ukrainian company Praktika conducted land trials of the Otaman 6x6 armored personnel carrier. According some military experts, the new Ukrainian armored carrier is a modernization of the Soviet BTR-60.
The United States plans to supply anti-artillery radars and combat patrol boats to Ukraine as part of assistance approved by THE Congress, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing sources
On the territory of Ukraine might start production of Turkish armed unmanned systems. According to the former head of the Ukrainian military department, Ankara and Kyiv are working on such a plan
Ukraine and Poland will collaborate to develop and manufacture in Poland the Ukrainian-made ATGM (Anti-Tank Guided Missile) called Pirat, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Army Recognition.
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!-->!-->!-->…
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!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…
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!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…
KYIV, (BM) - Ukraine has signed a contract with the United States to supply a second batch of Javelin man-portable anti-tank missile systems, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Gazeta.ru. Read more: Ukraine Buys Javelin Missiles and Command Launch Units from the US In addition, the Ukrainian army ordered similar missile systems of its!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…
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!-->!-->!-->…
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!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…
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!-->!-->!-->…
KIYEV, (BM) - Russian strategic Tu-22M3 bombers have been training missile strikes in Ukraine this summer, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Pan.bg. Read more: The Inevitable Death Awaits the Ukrainian Air Force in Conflict with Russia This was said by the commander of the Ukrainian Navy Admiral Igor Voronchenko at the third!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…
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!-->…
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!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…
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!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…
MOSCOW, (BM) - The US, Romanian and Ukrainian military will conduct an Open Skies observation mission over Russia on September 23-27, while Russia will carry out an observation flight over Slovenia, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting TASS. Read more: Russia and France Ready for Full-Fledged Military and Defence Cooperation "Russia!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…
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!-->!-->!-->…
The US Announces Plans to Provide $250 Million to Ukraine to Build the Capacity of Ukraine’s Armed Forces
WASHINGTON, (BM) - The Department of Defense announced today (June, 18) plans to provide $250 million to Ukraine in security cooperation funds for additional training, equipment, and advisory efforts to build the capacity of Ukraine’s armed forces, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according the US DoD statement. Read more: Ukraine Is to Be!-->!-->!-->…
BRUSSELS, Belgium (BulgarianMilitary.com) – Yesterday, 13th December 2018, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko met to discuss developments in and around the Sea of Azov as well as the Alliance’s backing for Ukraine. During the meeting it was confirmed that the North Atlantic Alliance will support!-->…
MOSCOW, the Russian Federation, (BulgarianMilitary.com) – Today, Russian state media reported that the court in the city of Simferopol in Crimea, which was deciding today on a pre-trial measure for the 24 Ukrainian sailors captured by Russia in Kerch Strait on Sunday, has ordered one of them to be under arrest for two months on charges of illegally…
MOSCOW, the Russian Federation (BulgarianMilitary.com) - Yesterday (25 November), around 7am local time, two armored artillery boats (the Berdyansk and the Nikopol) and the Yany Kapu tugboat of the Ukrainian Navy, which were transiting from Odessa on the Black Sea to Mariupol in the Sea of Azov, had been seized by Russia, passing through the Kerch…
ANKARA, Turkey (BulgarianMilitary.com), 30 July 2018, Editor: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: Antonov/the An-188 aircraft showcased at Eurasia-2018 in Antalya, Turkey Turkish officials revealed that the negotiations on the joint production of the An-188 STOL (Short Take-Off and Landing) military cargo aircraft between aerospace and procurement…
KHARKIV (Ukraine), June 18, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova, Photo: en.wikipedia.org (BTR-4E) The Ukranian Malyshev Factory (formerly the Kharkiv Locomotive Factory), located in Kharkiv, Ukraine and part of the State Concern UkrOboronProm (Ukrainian Defence Industry), has started a new production line for BTR-4E experimental hulls, reported…
KHARKIV (Ukraine), May 29, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova, Photo: Ukroboronprom On 25th May the state owned company Kharkiv Morozov Machine-Building Design Bureau (KMDB), based in Kharkiv, Ukraine, unveiled that they are developing a new BMP-U IFV (Infantry Fighting Vehicle), reported Shephard Media. The new IFV is being designed for…