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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

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