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Two New F-35 Fighter Jets Raising the Number of Stealth Aircraft in Israel’s Arsenal

JERUSALEM, (BM) - Two new F-35 “Adir” fighter jets landed at Nevatim Airbase on Sunday, raising the number of advanced stealth aircraft in Israel’s arsenal to 16, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Israel Defense. “The ongoing procurement of the ‘Adir’ is another expression of the long-term military cooperation between Israel and the US,

Syrian Airstrikes Killed Nine Civilians in Rebel-Held Northwest Syria

DAMASCUS, (BM) - Regime airstrikes on Tuesday killed nine civilians in rebel-held northwest Syria, the target of months of regime and Russian bombardment, France 24 said. Three children were among the nine killed outside Maaret al-Numan, a town located in a southern strip of Idlib province, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. Read

Israel is Preparing for a “Possible” Military Confrontation with Iran

TEL AVIV, (BM) - Israel’s Minister of Regional Cooperation Tzachi Hanegbi said on last Friday that Israel is preparing for a “possible” military confrontation with Iran and its military wings in the next two years, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting MEMO. Speaking to Israel Hayom, Hanegbi – who is also a member of Israel’s security cabinet

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

Rafael Has Been Awarded a $100 Million Contract to Supply Barak-8 Missiles to India

HYDERABAD, (BM) - At a ceremony yesterday (July 11th, 2019) by KRAS (Kalyani Rafael Advanced Systems Ltd. India), RAFAEL presented a $100 M contract to KRAS for the manufacturing of 1,000 BARAK 8/ MRSAM missile kits to be supplied to BDL via IAI for further integration purposes, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according company`statement. Read

A New Chemical Experts Team Will Investigate Nine Alleged Attacks in Syria

THE HAGUE, (BM) - A new team established by the global chemical weapons watchdog to attribute blame for the use of banned munitions in Syria will investigate nine alleged attacks during the country’s civil war, including in the town of Douma, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Reuters. Read more: There is Alarming Likelihood That Syria

The Saudi and Kuwait`s Abrams Tanks to be Updated with J7 Control Units

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The US company Honeywell International was awarded a $16,523,132 contract to supply J7 control units to Saudi and Kuwait`s Abrams tanks, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Meggitt Will Provide the Auxiliary Cooling and Power System for the Abrams Programme for $37 Million The M1 Abrams is designed for modern

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

Lebanon is Starting to Modernize and Repair Its Armed Caravan Aircraft AC-208B

BEIRUT, (BM) - Lebanon is starting to modernize and repair its armed caravan aircrafts, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according U.S. DoD statement. The US company Northrop Grumman has been awarded a $17,7 million contract to provide sustainment services for the Lebanese Air Force Armed Caravan Program, the statement says. Read more: A

Iran Has Developed Highly Capable Surface-to-air Missile (SAM) Systems

LONDON, (BM) - The shooting down of a US Navy RQ-4A Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicle on 20 June appears to have confirmed that Iran has developed highly capable surface-to-air missile (SAM) systems in recent years, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Jane`s. The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) announced the incident, saying the

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