HEADLINES

Military and Defence Systems

Military and defence technologies and systems world news. BulgarianMilitary.com welcomes original article submissions including reporting, analysis, and opinion/commentary for the military and defence systems. If you have one, please write to us via email. Please see the terms if you want to write to us.

Britain targets Turkish fighter jets of the future

Russia's oldest geopolitical rival, Great Britain, has found a new way to defend its interests with someone else's hands. The conclusion has drawn from many aspects of military-technological cooperation between London and Ankara.

Top 5 largest aircraft carriers in the world

Any state, possessing the status of a sea power, strives for the permanent presence of the country's flag in the World Ocean. This is an indicator of power, prosperity, supremacy, significance and weight of the state.

Top 5 most powerful nuclear bombs in the world

In the middle of the last century, the Americans used atomic bombs against Japan for the first time. From that moment on, the world became different. There is a real danger of the destruction of our civilization.

Avangard [Vanguard] – Russian hypersonic glide vehicle [review]

The concept for a suborbital stratospheric glide missile was devised in the 1930s by the Austrian engineer Eugen Sänger. During the Cold War, this concept was picked up by the United States and the Soviet Union several times. However, implementation failed due to technical feasibility.

MiG-41 – a real breakthrough or just Russian speculation

Despite the fact that test pilot Alexander Fedotov made the first flight on the MiG-31 on September 16, 1975, exactly 45 years ago, even today this fighter continues to be one of the unique aircraft in the world. It is intended for use in the country's air defense system.

Russian MiG-35 fighter jet could be Egypt’s next purchase

International military markets are gradually recovering from the epidemic that was imposed by the coronavirus in almost all over the world during the summer. Trends are already beginning to be noticed, especially in the field of trade in aircraft.

Top 5 best bombers in the world

There is no doubt that there are only two countries that are working hard on new bombers. These are Russia and the United States. All others are either customers or tenants of this type of military equipment.

Russia is working on 5th generation submarines

The United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) on its own initiative continues to work on the development of a nuclear submarine of the Husky project and a diesel submarine of the Kalina project, which belong to the 5th generation submarines

Top 8 of the fastest military aircraft in the world

Sometimes it is very difficult to compare or face fighters from different manufacturers in a direct battle. The characteristics very often overlap and you rely only on the small details that can tip the scales in one direction or another.

Top 5 best submarines in the world

One of the deadliest weapons in a country's arsenal is submarines. In the past, they played a significant role during World War II and during the Cold War.

Can Russia intercept an American UAV?

Russia has deployed an anti-drone shield in the Kaliningrad region during a recent exercise. Foreign analysts see this measure as a response to the deployment of American unmanned aerial vehicles such as the MQ-9 Reaper in Estonia.

MiG-35 Fulcrum-F – Russian multirole fighter [review]

The RSK MiG-35 multi-purpose combat aircraft is a modernized version of the Soviet MiG-29M2. Unofficially, the MiG-35 is also called the Super Fulcrum. The MiG-35 is currently available in two versions, the single-seat MiG-35 and the two-seat MiG-35D.

Top 5 best combat drones [UAVs] in the world

Today, dozens of countries produce unmanned aerial vehicles of varying functionality, from reconnaissance to attack. It is very difficult to determine which attack drone is the best in the world, as the places where it can be tested are politically limited.

Top 5 most expensive fighter jets in the world

Fighters of the last, fifth generation or equivalent to them army winged vehicles of generations "4+" or "4 ++" are not only one of the most deadly, but also one of the most expensive types of weapons.

Su-35 vs F-22: who is stronger in aerial combat

The American magazine The National Interest decided to evaluate the capabilities of the Russian Su-35S generation 4 ++ multi-role fighter in an air battle with American aircraft. It turned out extremely interesting.

Top 5 infantry rifles of all time

It would be an exaggeration to say that the rifle won the war or changed the outcome of the battle. Nevertheless, they are necessary for victory: battle is, first of all, a test of will, and ineffective small arms spread defeatism.

Topol-M: how Russia created an ultra-modern rocket in the 1990s

At the end of 1994, I, then a war correspondent for the Izvestia newspaper, was invited to the Main Staff of the Strategic Missile Forces and was asked to write about further development, and more specifically, about the modernization of the Topol strategic missile system.

New Zealand purchases Bushmaster armored vehicles

The Minister of Defense of New Zealand, Ron Mark, announced that the government approved the purchase of a consignment of Bushmaster armored vehicles with a 4x4 wheel arrangement to replace the Pinzgauer armored vehicles

Brazil begins to master fighter jets production

In Brazil, the production of fighter jets began. Yesterday, July 7, the portal defensenews.com announced that the Saab Aeronáutica Montagens plant launched the production of parts for Gripen E / F aircraft, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.

Top 5 best American assault rifles in the world

In the United States, where in some states small arms are on sale, the results of last year are summed up. The popular American portal Minutemanreview named the seven best assault rifles of 2019.

The U.S. Navy tests laser weapon against drone (video)

The Navy also emphasized that laser weapons provide greater capabilities to respond to various threats. The military did not reveal the power of the laser, but the television company suggests that we are talking about 150 kW.

$19.6M from the US defense budget will be spend for W76-2 nuclear warheads

The American media is continuing to discuss the decision to equip the country's submarines with W76-2 tactical nuclear warheads. The National Interest magazine drew attention to the item of expenditures in the US military budget for 2020, which involves spending 19.6 million dollars on the purchase of W76-2.