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SIPRI: Nine States Have Nuclear Weapons

SOLNA (BM) - Over the past year, the number of nuclear warheads available worldwide has decreased by 600 and at the end of 2018 they were 13,865, reports the authoritative Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) in its annual report, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. The Institute has taken into account the fit warheads kept in

The German Navy’s New F125 Class Frigates, Officially Entered Service

BERLIN, (BM) - FGS Baden-Württemberg, the lead ship of the German Navy’s new F125 class frigates, officially entered service in a ceremony on June 17, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Naval Today. Neue Schiffsklasse F125 für unsere Deutsche Marine in Dienst gestellt. Willkommen in der Flotte, Fregatte BADEN WÜRTTEMBERG - Fair winds and

The German Army Buys E-LynX Soldier Radios In Handheld and Vehicular Configurations

HAIFA, (BGM) - Following a competitive solicitation and technical testing, Elbit Systems’ subsidiary in Germany was selected by the German Federal Ministry of Defence (MOD) to provide the German Army with the E-LynX soldier radios (PNR 1000) in handheld and vehicular configurations, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according Elbit Systems statement.

The German Army Has Finalized Its Annual Training in Firing of SPIKE LR ATGM Missile

BERLIN, (BGM) - The German army has finalized its annual training in firing of Rafael’s SPIKE LR ATGM missile (also named MELLS in Germany), learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according Rafael`s press release. The firing was performed in Germany under adverse weather conditions, and included the firing of as many as 54 live SPIKE LR missiles by

Indra Has Successfully Installed Flight Trainer in Spanish Air Force

MADRID, (BGM) - Indra has successfully completed the development of a novel Hypoxia flight trainer that is already installed in the Aviation Medicine Training Center of the Spanish Air Force in Madrid and is currently being used to train and provide greater endurance capacity in extreme scenarios to Spanish military pilots, learned

Germany, France and Spain: Part of The European Sixth-Gen Fighter Plans

MADRID (BGM) - With Spain on track to join a German-French quest for a new European combat aircraft, lawmakers in Germany next week are expected to decide on Berlin’s initial funding contribution, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defense News. Read more: NATO Fighter Jets and Helicopters Are Practicing Their Flying Skills in France

Indra`s Anti-Drone System Can Operate With Anti-Aircraft Defense Systems

MADRID (BGM) - Indra has an anti-drone system that can operate in an integrated manner with anti-aircraft defense systems to multiply its effectiveness in the protection of military bases and installations, BulgarianMilitary.com reports, according company`s press release. The threat posed by these aircraft keeps growing as their capabilities,

Frontex Launched Its First Fully – Fledged Joint Operation Outside the EU

TIRANA (BGM) - Frontex launched its first fully - fledged joint operation outside the European Union, deploying 50 officers with 16 patrol cars and one thermo-vision van from 12 EU Member States to support Albania in border control and tackling cross-border crime, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting the Agency statement. The launch event

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