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Coronavirus revealed serious vulnerability of NATO troops

NATO forces have shown an inability to withstand bacteriological attacks: because of COVID-19, they are reducing contingents at foreign bases. And the incidence of the virus in the US Army is higher than that of the civilian population.

NATO ship group headed to the Black Sea

Warships of the Second Permanent Naval Group of NATO (SNMG-2) are sent to the Black Sea and already proceeded through the Dardanelles, learned BulagrianMilitary.com citing the Istanbul information portals.

NATO builds up an aerial reconnaissance at Russian borders

According to the Russian Defense Ministry, the intensity of aerial reconnaissance of the North Atlantic Alliance has increased by 20%. Such data today, March 20, cited the head of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation Sergey Shoigu.

NATO refused to support Turkey in case of military operation in Idlib

BRUSSELS, (BM) - The Alliance will not provide military support to Turkey if it starts a military operation in Idlib, a diplomatic source in the mission of one of the Alliance’s countries in Brussels said, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: BulgarianMilitary.com 24/7 – War in Syria: Who controls what and what happens “NATO countries

NATO is ready to response of Russian deployment of missile systems in Europe

BRUSSELS, (BM) - The Alliance is preparing a moderate and proportional response to Russia's deployment of new missile weapons systems in Europe. This is one of the topics of the meeting of defense ministers in Brussels, a NATO expert said on condition of anonymity, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Ukraine builds military bases in

Bulgaria will receive its F-16 Block 70 fighter jets through NATO agency

SOFIA, (BM) - The NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA) will deliver Bulgaria from the United States the new F-16 Block 70 fighter jets and their equipment, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com Read more: The Bulgarian Ministry of Defence Transferred to

Ukraine builds military bases in Donbass by NATO standards

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

NATO’s new spy tool can peer into Russia for 200 kilometers

OSLO, (BM) - When the new NATO spy drones take to the wing, the alliance and its 29 members will have a unique opportunity to get an idea of ​​what is happening in the territories adjacent to NATO. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com “They will fly over NATO territory. But they will be able

A roadside bomb hit a U.S. army vehicle in Afghanistan

KABUL, (BM) - A roadside bomb hit a U.S. army vehicle Saturday in Afghanistan, both NATO and Afghan officials confirmed, without providing any details, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting ABC News. DEFENSEWEEL'S REPORT: Syria: how long will the US troops stay? Qari Yusouf Ahmadi, a Taliban spokesman, immediately claimed responsibility for

Cyber security of European countries at risk

LONDON, (BM) - We live in a peaceful world at this very moment, or do we? We hear no tanks rattle around our houses nor we see combat actions. Most don’t realize the whole situation on political arena hidden between the lines of Mass Media’s articles published daily. The global tension leaves us, ordinary people, questioned what is military and

The NATO’s exercises are preparations for a large-scale conflict, Russia said

MOSCOW, (BM) - Scenarios of NATO’s intense military exercises point to the Alliance’s targeted preparations for a large-scale military conflict. This was stated by the chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Russia Valery Gerasimov during a speech to the military attachés of foreign states on December 17. Read more: NATO has a close

NATO declared ‘unprecedented activity’ of Russian submarines

BRUSSELS, (BM) - The activity of Russian submarines in the oceans has reached its highest levels since the end of the Cold War, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Oana Lungescu, a representative of the North Atlantic Alliance statement. Read more: The Russia’s Kinzhal missile is a serious problem for NATO countries, Polish expert said

NATO praises Bulgaria’s contributions to Euro-Atlantic security

BRUSSELS, (BM) - Secretary General praises Bulgaria’s contributions to Euro-Atlantic security on fifteenth anniversary of NATO membership, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according NATO statement. Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg praised Bulgaria’s contributions to collective security in a meeting with Prime Minister Boyko Borissov at NATO

Bulgaria will join NATO’s new initiative„4х30“

SOFIA, (BM) - Bulgaria will join NATO’s new initiative„4х30“ with a mechanized battalion of the land forces, a Military Police unit, medical teams, minesweeper in the Mediterranean, as well as two helicopters for medical evacuation. Read more: NATO Expects North Macedonia to Join the Alliance in 2020 Bulgaria’s Chief of Defense General

Russia has built compatible batteries of Turkish S-400 with NATO hardware

MOSCOW, (BM) - Turkey’s acquisition of the Russian S-400 surface to air missile system has led to serious questions particularly from other members of NATO alliance regarding the compatibility of the platform with the alliance’s military hardware, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: ‘If Turkey Does Not Get the F-35, We’ll Looking for

The US and Germany Will Pay Equally for NATO’s Collective Budget

PARIS, (BM) - NATO has approved a new formula for calculating the Alliance's general budget contributions, according to which the US will reduce its share, while Germany's share will increase, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: The US Will Cut Its Spending to NATO, but Will Ensure Security of Europe, CNN Reported This was announced

Eastern Europe and NATO are ‘Hostages’ of Turkish Anti-PKK Policy

BRUSSELS, (BM) - Turkish authorities refuse to support NATO’s plan to protect the Baltic states and Poland from the “Russian threat” until the Alliance gives political support to Ankara in its operations against members of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in northeastern Syria, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Nezavisimaya Gazeta. Read

NATO might have a navy logistic center in Black Sea, near Varna in Bulgaria

WASHINGTON, (BM) - At a meeting between Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and US President Donald Trump, held at the White House, Borisov promised to establish a coordination center for NATO ships in the Black Sea, BulgarianMilitary.com has learned. Read more: NATO Expects North Macedonia to Join the Alliance in 2020 According to the

NATO No More

WASHINGTON, (BM) - NATO is one of the greatest organizations in the world made for keeping piece and protect the good citizens of allied states. Those must respond effectively to the threats NATO faces and keep the promise of collective defense according to Article 5 of the Washington Treaty. An act against one means an act against all, that’s the

NATO Expects North Macedonia to Join the Alliance in 2020

BRUSSELS, (BM) - NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has said he expects North Macedonia to join the alliance next year, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: NATO to North Macedonia: We’re Ready to Welcome You He said the ratification process for NATO's entry documents is very close to completion. "Macedonia is very close to

Europe Can No Longer Rely on the US to Defend NATO Allies – Emmanuel Macron

PARIS, (BM) - French President Emmanuel Macron has warned Europe is facing the "brain death of NATO," caused by American indifference to the transatlantic alliance, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting CNN. Read more: Lithuania Wants NATO to Reframe Its Baltic Airspace Mission Macron told the Economist in an article published Thursday

The Russia`s Su-57 Fighter Jet is a “Criminal” – NATO

MOSCOW, (BM) - NATO decided to classify the Russian 5 fighter of the Su-57 generation, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Topwar. Recall that the North Atlantic military bloc has its own system of codification of foreign weaponswhen an English noun is added to the nomenclature alphanumeric group or to the name given by the manufacturer. A

Lithuania Wants NATO to Reframe Its Baltic Airspace Mission

VILNIUS, (BM) - Lithuania wants NATO to reframe its mission of protecting the Baltic airspace with more of a combat punch in mind, as nations in the region consider their defensive posture toward Russia, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defense News. Leaders from the southernmost Baltic country previously told alliance officials that they

NATO Advantage Over a Resurgent Russia Has Eroded, Gen. Joseph Dunford Said

MOSCOW, (BM) - Gen. Joseph Dunford, the chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, admitted that NATO’s military advantage over Russia had eroded in past years, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting the Newsweek magazine and TASS. Read more: The U.S. and NATO Improve Intelligence Sharing to Weaken Russian Influence "Russia is a competitor

The U.S. and NATO Improve Intelligence Sharing to Weaken Russian Influence

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The U.S. should step up its distribution of intelligence with all NATO members to weaken Russian influence attempts and to help unify the alliance, in the event Russia targeted an attack against a NATO ally, a new report says. “Intelligence-sharing could be particularly critical in the early phases of a conflict with Russia,

NATO’s Maritime Exercise, Breeze 2019, is Underway in Bulgaria

VARBA, (BM) - NATO's maritime exercise, Breeze 2019, is underway in Bulgaria, BulgarianMilitary.com reports, quoting Novinite.com. Commodore Josee Kurtz from Canada, in command of the naval exercise, told reporters Wednesday in the port city of Varna that they are in the Black Sea to be with their partners and allies. "Russia also has a

Turkey as a NATO Member is Much More Than S-400, Jens Stoltenberg Said

ASPEN, (BM) - NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Wednesday sought to downplay the disagreement between Turkey and NATO over Ankara’s decision to purchase a Russian-made missile defense system, insisting that the fracture does not suggest Turkey is turning away from the west and towards Russia, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defense

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

The Turkey’s Purchase of S-400 Concerns Only Ankara and Washington, but Not NATO

ANKARA, (BM) - Permanent Representative of Turkey to NATO Basat Ozturk said that the problems related to the Turkey's acquisition of the Russian S-400 air-defence systems were a matter of the bilateral relations between Turkey and the United States, and not with the North Atlantic Alliance, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. “S-400 is not a NATO

NATO Fighter Jets and Helicopters Are Practicing Their Flying Skills in France

MONT-DE-MARSAN (BGM) - More than 1,500 military personnel, 60 fighter jets and 13 helicopters are practicing their flying skills from 13 to 24 May at the 2019 NATO Tiger Meet at the French Air Base at Mont-de-Marsan, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting NATO Allied Air Command. Around 900 sorties are being planned, prepared, conducted and

NATO’s Largest Communications and Information Systems Exercise Has Begun

BUCHAREST (BM) - The NATO’s largest communications and information systems exercise called Steadfast Cobalt 2019 began on Sunday at the Romanian Strategic Communications and Information Technology Center in Otopeni, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting an announcement by the Romanian Ministry of National Defence. Read more: Bulgaria Will Host

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

NATO Says That Chinese 5G Gear is Dangerous and Should Mimic the UK Example

WASHINGTON, the U.S. (BulgarianMilitary.com) - Cheap Chinese 5G technology isn’t all that cheap when you factor in the government time and resources needed to make it safe — or at least safer — to use, reports DefenseOne, quoting a new NATO Center of Excellence report. That’s the warning from a new report by the NATO’s Cooperative Cyber Defence

A NATO Project Provided Allies with New Land Munitions

BRUSSELS, Belgium (BulgarianMilitary.com) – The North Atlantic Treaty Organization announced on 31st January 2019 that one of its Projects is already being implemented and Allies have been provided with new land munitions, learned BulgarianMilitary.com The multinational NATO project, under which Denmark, France and the Netherlands have already

Ukraine Is to Be Supported by NATO with the Supply of Secure Communications

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

17 New Projects Unveiled by the European Union

BRUSSELS, Belgium (BulgarianMilitary.com) — 17 new projects have been unveiled on Monday, 19th Novemeber 2018, by the European Union under its Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO) defence pact, learned BulgarianMilitary.com Read more: Bulgarian Deputy Minister of Defence Partakes at Joint Session of the EU Defence and Foreign Ministers…

Norway Reports Disturbed by Russia GPS Location Signals during Recent NATO Exercise

HELSINKI, Finland (BulgarianMilitary.com) – Yesterday, 13th November 2018, the Norwegian Defence Ministry stated that GPS location signals were disturbed by the Russian forces in the Arctic during the recent NATO's large exercise Trident Juncture 18 held in Norway, learned BulgarianMilitary.com Read more: NATO’s Biggest Military Exercise in…

NATO’s Biggest Military Exercise in Recent Years Starts Today

BRUSSELS, Belgium (BulgarianMilitary.com) - NATO's biggest military exercise in recent years, as reported, Trident Juncture 18, starts today, 25th October 2018. It will take place in central and eastern Norway; the surrounding areas of the North Atlantic and the Baltic Sea, including Iceland and the Swedish and Finnish airspaces and will continue…

The $60 Million Facility Proposal of NIOA and Rheinmetall Waiting for Final Approval

BRISBANE, Australia (BulgarianMilitary.com) – The largest Australian privately-owned company supplying weapons, ammunition and technical support to commercial, military and law enforcement markets NIOA announced on 19th October 2018 today that the Federal Government would support a proposal for the establishment of an advanced $60 Million forging…

In the event of hybrid threat, NATO would also trigger the collective defense

BRUSSELS, Belgium (BulgarianMilitary.com), 13 July 2018, Editor: Stanislava Georgieva, Photo Credit: Drop of Light / Shutterstock On the meeting of the leaders of NATO countries were taken decisions such as to be triggered the collective defense in case of hybrid attack, to be increased the number of military forces in the Eastern part of the…

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