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Tension in the Gulf: A British-Flagged Tanker Has Been Seized by Iran

DUBAI, (BM) - A British-flagged tanker has been seized by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard and the British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt says the tanker seizure shows Iran is choosing "a dangerous path of illegal and destabilising behaviour" , learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting MEMO. #BREAKING British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt says the

New Combat Air System Will Develop the UK and Sweden

LONDON, (BM) - Defence Secretary Penny Mordaunt and her Swedish counterpart Peter Hultqvist have signed a landmark agreement to partner on future combat air, learned BulgarianMilitary.com The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) commits both governments to work on a joint combat air development and acquisition programme, including the development

An Ambitious Space Programme for $37 Million Was Presented by UK Defence Secretary

LONDON, (BM) - Defence Secretary Penny Mordaunt has outlined the MOD’s ambitious space programme, committing £30m ($37m) to fast-track the launch of a small satellite demonstrator within a year, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. The small satellite demonstrator, which will be supported by a new transatlantic team of UK and US defence personnel,

UK Hosts the Global Forum of NATO Air Chiefs and Military Commanders

LONDON, (BM) - More than 45 international air chiefs and military commanders from 39 countries and NATO will be among 550 delegates at the largest ever gathering for the Chief of the Air Staff’s Air & Space Power Conference (ASPC 2019) in London on 17-18 July, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according Royal Air Force statement. Chief of the

Iran Threatens Britain Again, London is Sending Second Warship in the Gulf Region

DUBAI, LONDOM, (BM) - Britain will soon be “slapped in the face” for the capture of an Iranian supertanker last week, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Reutres. “Iran’s strong establishment will soon slap Britain in the face for daring to seize the Iranian oil tanker,” cleric Kazem Sedighi told worshippers during Tehran’s Friday prayer

The UK Royal Navy Invests $162 Million Into Research on Futuristic Weapons

LONDON, (BM) - The UK MoD is pumping $162 million into research on futuristic weapons to knock out enemy missiles, aircraft, computers and electronic networks, learned BulgarianMilitary.com Laser and radio frequency weaponry – powered by electricity and with no ammunition – could give British forces the edge on the battlefield of tomorrow.

Two European Countries Have Agreed to Increase Their Troops in Syria

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The United Kingdom and France have agreed to send additional forces to Syria to pick up the slack as U.S. troops withdraw, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Foreign Policy. Britain and France, the only other U.S. partners that still have ground forces in Syria, will commit to a marginal 10 to 15 percent troop increase, a

New AI-Enabled Submersibles Are Developing for the Needs of the Royal Navy

HORSHAM, (BM) - The Royal Navy is using artificial intelligence to task autonomous submersibles with hunting underwater mines, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according Envitia`s statement. Read more: Royal Navy Warship HMS Defender Has Tested Her World-Beating Missile System British geospatial and data company Envitia, which has expertise

Qatar`s Deal for Eurofighter Typhoon with UK is Largest Ever, Experts said

LONDON, (BM) - Qatar's deal with the United Kingdom in 2018 to procure Eurofighter Typhoon multirole fighters and BAE Systems Hawk advanced jet trainers is the largest deal to have been supported through UK export credit, it has been revealed, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Jane`s. Read more: RAF Lossiemouth Has Received a Fourth

RAF Lossiemouth Has Received a Fourth Operational Typhoon Squadron

LOSSIEMOUTH, the United Kingdom (BulgarianMilitary.com) - The personnel and aircraft of IX(B) Squadron will be at the heart of the UK’s Quick Reaction Alert (QRA) Force, ready to take off within minutes of an alert being triggered, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting UKDJ The Squadron was officially stood up at a ceremonial parade and

Global Military Spending Last Year Reached Its Highest Level in Three Decades

PANAGYURISHTE, Bulgaria (BulgarianMilitary.com) - Global military spending last year reached its highest level in three decades, with the largest share in the US and China, according to the annual report of the Swedish research institute SIPRI, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Novinite. The Stockholm International Peace Research

British Apache Helicopters Have Departed for Estonia to NATO Training

TALLINN, Estonia (BulgarianMilitary.com) - 3 Regiment Army Air Corps is deploying to the Baltics for three months, with Apache attack helicopters of 663 Squadron taking off from their base at Wattisham Flying Station in Suffolk, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting UKDJ The British Army say that the Apaches will be working in tandem with the

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