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US faces challenges in developing new weapons against Russia

In the United States, aggressive plans are voiced to switch to new types of weapons, including hypersonic ones. Some statements on this topic sound like empty projecting, which is impossible even for America to implement: neither technically nor financially.

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.

Top 5 best Savage MSR-10 sporting rifles with price included

Savage Firearms is an American arms manufacturer headquartered in Westfield, Massachusetts. Savage Firearms manufactures assorted-caliber rifles, Stevens single-shot rifles and shotguns. Until 2019, it is a subsidiary of Vista Outdoor, now an independent brand.

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.

Japan and US unite against China and Russia

The governments of Japan and the United States will work together to prepare a missile detection and tracking system using numerous small satellites. They will be launched into an orbit with an altitude of 300-1000 kilometers.

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.

US creates new nuclear threat against Russia

Donald Trump, apparently, intends to cross out another important agreement between Russia and the United States - the agreement on the non-deployment of tactical nuclear weapons on warships.

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.

Guam vs. China: how Washington will protect a Pacific Island

The United States is discussing the possibility of deploying the Aegis Ashore air defense / missile defense system installed in Japan on the island of Guam. At the same time, Tokyo has recently abandoned the use of this system, questioning its effectiveness.

France and Germany may abandon US military technologies

The military-industrial enterprises of Germany and France intend, if possible, to abandon American technologies in the production of military equipment, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing the German edition Welt am Sonntag reports.

US military taught Syrian Kurds to operate combat drones

Military exercises for the units of the Kurdish alliance of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) were held by an international coalition led by the United States, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing a source of Krasnaya Vesna magazine in Syria on July 31

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.

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.

Cold game: US strategic aviation intensifies in the Arctic

All week, the unusual activity of US strategic aviation in the Arctic was observed. On Thursday, B-2 stealth bombers flew into the Arctic, and a pair of B-52H visited the Sea of ​​Okhotsk. Groups of Russian long-range missile carriers also patrolled in the North Pacific.

US troops are welcomе in Poland, the Polish Presidend said

It is possible that there will be more American soldiers in Poland, as everyone knows, I have good relations with the President of the United States Donald Trump - said President Andrzej Duda on Tuesday, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Defence24.pl.

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.

Top 5 largest defense contractors in the world

We already know which countries sell weapons the most. This is primarily the United States, Russia and France. And today I’ve dug even deeper, and I propose to get acquainted with companies that know a lot about this business.

$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.

What weapons will the US Army have in the near future?

Today, lasers, all kinds of electromagnetic guns and other latest weapons of varying degrees of complexity no longer seem like something fantastic and supernatural. Yesterday, we could see all this only in the Hollywood blockbuster.

A U.S. military convoy was attacked in Syria

The U.S. military was attacked by unidentified people on April 20 in Hasaka province, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing state news agency SANA. Unknowns attacked a US Army Hammer-type car in the vicinity of Ar Ruweisid village.

Russian army presses US occupation forces in Syria

Along with the reflection of the Turkish threat, our military has to enter into a tough confrontation with the American occupiers almost daily. Both sides are pulling together new units into the areas of contact.

The U.S. destroyer Ross went into the Black Sea

The forces of the Black Sea Fleet of Russia are tracking the actions of the American destroyer URO Ross of the US Navy. He entered the Black Sea on February 23, according to the Russian Defense Center

The United States conducted ‘nuclear war’ exercise against Russia

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The US military has conducted "small" exercises in the event of a Russian nuclear strike against Europe and the US response, according to a Pentagon senior official, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing TASS and BGNES. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com Read more: The

Turkey requested Patriot missile systems from USA to fight Russia in Syria

ANKARA, (BM) - Turkey had requested Patriot anti-aircraft missile systems from the United States, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing US' Bloomberg. It is alleged that a request was received to contain Russia in Idlib (Syria). The agency does not provide details or a source of information. Read more: BulgarianMilitary.com 24/7 – War in Syria:

Two US soldiers were killed during Iraq protests, local sources said

WASHINGTON, (BM) - According publication in U.S. Veterans Today a Syrian tribal leader in Hasaka has disclosed that two US forces were killed and injured during popular protest rallies against their deployment in the village of Kharbat al-Amou earlier this month, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: A second US military base in Iraq has

Russia: the US steals the oil wealth of Syrian people

MOSCOW, (BM) - The sanctions imposed on Syria and the abduction of the country's oil resources by the United States impede the full restoration of peaceful life in the republic. Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said this on Tuesday following the results of talks in the 2 + 2 format of the foreign ministers and defense ministers of the

The U.S. Navy is planning development of next generation heavy surface combat ship

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The U.S. Navy is planning to initiate a five year development effort for a next generation heavy surface combat ship - its first class of heavy cruiser developed since the Cold War, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: The US Navy Plans to Repair and Upgrade the MK-41 Vertical Launch System The research, testing and

Washington’s experts predict the emergence of a new Russian military strategy

MOSCOW, (BM) - Experts from the US scientific community, especially those who specialize in defense and security, continue to closely monitor military development processes in Russia, assess their condition and make predictions on various aspects of their future transformation and on changes in Moscow’s strategic approaches to the use of military

Russia is stepping up the pressure on US forces in Syria, the New York Times reports

NEW YORK, (BM) - According to US military and diplomatic officials, Russia is stepping up a campaign of pressure on US forces in northeastern Syria after the withdrawal of US troops from most of the area last fall on the eve of the Turkish offensive on Syrian territory. Russian troops are increasingly clashing with US forces on highways in the

It’s official: US military will now be able to wear turbans and hijabs

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The US Air Force amended the rules regarding the appearance of military personnel, simplifying the process of issuing permits to Muslims and Sikhs to wear religious articles of clothing, learned BulgarianMilitary.com according CNN reports. Muslims and Sikhs will be allowed to wear turbans, hijabs, as well as beards and long

The Pentagon announces active testing of hypersonic weapons in 2020

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The US military will begin active testing of hypersonic weapons in 2020, said Admiral Charles Richard, head of the Strategic Command (STRATK) of the US Armed Forces, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com Read more: The US hypersonic weapon

A second US military base in Iraq has been attacked

KABUL, (BM) - The Iraqi K1 air base in Kirkuk in the north of the country, used by US forces, was rocket attcked on Thursday, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting several sources, including TASS and Al Arabiya. Read more: A U.S. military base in western Iraq has been hit by a new rocket attack According to Al Arabiya television station,

The US hypersonic weapon development program was stopped by the U.S. Air Force

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The Hypersonic Conventional Assault Weapon (HCSW) development program, which was one of the Pentagon’s two major hypersonic missile projects for the B-52 bombers, was stopped by the U.S. Air Force, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according Air Force spokeswoman Ann Stefanek statement today. Read more: Military and defense

The Pentagon accused Russia of disrupting US special operations in Libya

WASHINGTON, (BM) - A report by the inspectors general of the Department of State and the Pentagon on the situation in North and West Africa for the period from October to the end of December 2019 claims that the Russian presence in Libya is a challenge for US special operations, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: China and Russia are the

China and Russia are the main threat, US counterintelligence said

WASHINGTON, (BM) - Russia and China are on the list of threats presented in the new US counterintelligence strategy for 2020-2022. The document was published by the National Center for Counterintelligence and Security, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com

Hundreds of US F-15s, F-16s and B-1s will be retired

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The U.S. Air Force is planning major cuts to its current inventory of fighters and bombers, and with the bulk of these aircraft dating back to the Cold War retirement could seriously reduce overall operational costs for the American fleet, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Military Watch Magazine. Read more: Military

The Pentagon creates new military bases in northeast Syria

WASHINGTON, (BM) - US Army Command creates new military facilities in northeast Syria to gain a foothold in the oil-bearing areas of the country, learned BulgarianMilitary.com quoting TASS and Anadolu agency. Read more: NATO might have a navy logistic center in Black Sea, near Varna in Bulgaria According to his sources, the US military

The US military blocked access to air base for Russian military convoys

DAMASCUS, (BM) - The construction of a new American military base in Syrian Khasak led to the fact that American troops blocked the Russian military’s second important route, providing access to the military airfield in the city of Kamyshli, learned BulgarianMilitary.com according local sorces. Read more: Russian mercenaries against the US

Russian mercenaries against the US military in Syria

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The author of the article in WSJ (Jessica Donati - U.S. Troops in Standoffs With Russian Military Contractors in Syria) claims that cases of "tense confrontation" between US military and Russian PMCs have become more frequent in Syria. This allegation is not supported by any evidence of the participation of "Russian

US wants to invite China to arms control talks

WASHINGTON, (BM) - China should be part of the new arms control agreements, said Kay Bailey Hutchinson, US Permanent Representative to the North Atlantic Alliance, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. This was reported by RIA Novosti with reference to the speech of the Permanent Representative to the Heritage Foundation in Washington. China may

BAE Systems will integrade and sustain critical communication systems of US Navy

LONDON, (BM) - The U.S. Navy’s Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) has awarded BAE Systems, Inc. a prime position on a $212 million contract to integrate and sustain its critical communication systems, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com Read

US Navy tests Raytheon’s new precision-guided munition

WASHINGTON, (BM) - Raytheon Company's new Excalibur® S precision-guided munition scored direct hits on moving targets in a U.S. Navy test. Testing validated the projectile's ability to survive the shock and stress of a howitzer firing, then transition from GPS to laser guidance and hit a moving target, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more:

Russians submarines are off the coast of USA, admiral Andrew Lewis complaints

WASHINGTON, (BM) - Due to the activity of Russian submarines, the eastern coast of the United States has ceased to be a "safe haven" for the American fleet, learned BulgarianMilitary.com according Vice Admiral US Navy Andrew "Woody" Lewis statement, cited RIA Novosti and The Drive. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions

Trump promised to end conflicts with US involvement in the Middle East

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The United States seeks to protect the lives of Americans and end conflicts in the Middle East, and this is what the country's foreign policy in the region is about. This opinion was voiced by American leader Donald Trump during a message to Congress, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. “I’m not going to kill hundreds of thousands

Because of Russia, the US military deployed a new nuclear weapon

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The US military deployed a new submarine-launched low-yield nuclear weapon, something the Pentagon sees as critical to countering the threat posed by Russia's arsenal of smaller tactical nukes, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting CNN. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com

US military engineer with secret-level access was arrested for espionage

WASHINGTON, (BM) - When Wei Sun, a 48-year-old engineer at Raytheon Missile Systems, left for an overseas trip last year, he told the company he planned to bring his company-issued HP EliteBook 840 laptop along. Sun, a Chinese-born American citizen, had been working at Raytheon, the fourth-largest US defense contractor, for a decade. He held a

The Russian nightmare called B-21 Raider is dangerous stealth weapon

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The U.S. Air Force has released the first official artist’s concept of the highly classified B-21 Raider next generation stealth program - the design of which has been speculated ever since the program was announced in September 2016, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoted several sources. Read more: Military and defense

‘F-35 destroys Russia’s S-400’ is not mission impossible anymore

ANKARA, (BM) - Turkey unveils an unexpected flaw in the Russian S-400 missile system, learned BulgarianMilitary.com quoting russian agency Avia.pro. According to the media agency, they have material, which, in fact, is an infographic of the effectiveness of the Russian S-400. REPORT: What are the advantages of the new Russian missile

Pompeo: US seeks areas for cooperation with Russia

LONDON, (BM) - On Thursday, during a joint press conference in London with British Foreign Minister Dominic Raab, US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo announced Washington's search for areas in which there was an opportunity for cooperation with Russia, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions

A second US aircraft may have crashed or been downed in Iraq – arabian sources

BAGHDAD, (BM) - Several Arab media have claimed that in recent hours a second US plane crashed near Iraq's al-Anbar province, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. According to media's sources the aircraft is of the US Air Forces, Spartan C-27J transport aircraft and there were four people on board. Read more: Military and defense analyzes,

The U.S. has successfully tested AI in an aerial battle with an F-15 fighter

WASHINGTON, (BM) - A team of scientists at Johns Hopkins University in the United States has successfully tested artificial intelligence involved in an aerial battle with an F-15 fighter, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting MKRU and online edition N+1. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com

More regular attacks and death of US soldiers in Iraq and Syria, US analyst said

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The National Interest published an article by an analyst, retired US Lieutenant Colonel Daniel Davis, in which the author suggested that attacks on US troops in Iraq and Syria would become more regular and deadly. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com According to Davis, the

Russian air defense system ‘nearly’ shot down U.S. fighter jets in Syria

DAMASCUS, (BM) - A few days ago that US Air Force fighter jets and attack helicopters took off to intercept a Russian military convoy and helicopters that appeared near the city of Tel Tamr, as we and several sources reported. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com Several American military

An air battle between Su-57 and F-35 fighter jets – how it ends?

WASHINGTON, (BM) - Journalists of the American edition of The National Interest appreciated the prospects of the latest Russian Su-57 fighter in a battle with the fifth-generation F-35 aircraft of the US Air Force, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Polit Russia and the Natioanl Interest. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments,

U.S. Navy Commander said Washington’s allies should take an example from Russia

WASHINGTON, (BM) - U.S. Navy Commander in Europe Admiral James Foggo said in an interview with Defense Writers Group that Washington’s allies should take an example from Russia to strengthen their defenses, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Vzglyad. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com

Turkey ‘takes down’ F-35 with the desire to integrate the S-400 system into NATO

DAVOS, (BM) - Russian anti-aircraft missile systems (SAM) S-400 are compatible with American F-35 fighters and do not pose a threat to NATO, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said at a panel discussion at the World Economic Forum in Davos, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and

US is trying to block the Russian S-300 and S-400 missile defense systems

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The US Department of Defense plans to deploy Patriot air defense / missile defense systems in Iraq, the appearance of which in this Middle Eastern state will automatically block the Russian S-300 and S-400 for official Baghdad, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and

A shootout between Russian and U.S. military in Syria? The Pentagon’s comment

WASHINGTON, (BM) - An information about shootout between Russian and U.S. military is disseminated in the media and being one of the main reason the Pentagon to make an official statement, learned BulgarianMilitary.com quoting some sources. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com “We have made

US will test the Russian Su-57 and Chinese J-20 fighter jets

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The US will test the Russian Su-57 fighter in simulation conditions, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according the Science and Technology publication reported January 23, citing American media. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com Read more: Russian Su-57 lost the aerial

Lockheed unveils next-gen of maritime and ground-based radar technology

WASHINGTON, (BM) - Through partnerships with the U.S. Government, Spain, Japan, and Canada, Lockheed Martin’s solid state radar (SSR) technology will provide front-line defense to nations around the world with cutting-edge air and missile defense capabilities, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Lockheed's statement. Read more: Military

A new minehunting sonar system made by Raytheon has been delivered to the US Navy

WASHINGTON, (BM) - Raytheon Company delivered its 10th AN/AQS-20C minehunting sonar system to the U.S. Navy, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according Raytheon's statement. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com The sonar-towed body was officially transferred to the Naval Surface Warfare Center,

US unveils X-61A drone by the Pentagon’s Gremlins program (video)

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The American company Dynetics published a video with the first flight of the X-61A drone, which is created with the support of the Pentagon as part of the Gremlins program, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, qioting Vzglyad. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com The drone was

US talked about plans to strike at Iran’s nuclear facilities

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The United States was considering the possibility of a preemptive strike on nuclear facilities in Iran to prevent the Islamic Republic from developing nuclear weapons. This was told by United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting RIA Novosti report. Read more: Military and defense

The upgraded U.S. Javelin anti-tank missile is a mortal danger for Russian tanks

MOSCOW, (BM) - Since World War I, an armored vehicle has become an integral part of the weapons of almost all world armies. The tank was a mobile heavy weapon, capable of moving on the battlefield, on the move changing the strategy and alignment of forces of army formations. However, with the advent of tanks, weapons systems capable of

US UAV conducted reconnaissance near Crimean borders

MOSCOW, (BM) - The American strategic drone conducted reconnaissance off the Crimean borders, the monitoring resource PlaneRadar reports, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com Read more: Crimean S-400 Combat Teams are Holding Air Defense Drills The U.S. Air

U.S. develops ground-launched, mobile, hypersonic missile system

WASHINGTON, (BM) - Lockheed Martin has been awarded US$31.9 million by DARPA for further development of a ground-launched, mobile, hypersonic missile system, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com The contract will allow the defense company to begin the

Trump has lied -11 US soldiers were injured as a result of Iran’s missile strike

WASHINGTON, (BM) - As a result of Iran’s strike at Ain al-Assad base in Iraq on January 8, 11 US troops were injured, , learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defense One report. According to his sources at the Pentagon, this week they were taken to a military hospital in Germany for examination. Read more: Missile attack to U.S. military

Withdrawal of troops: USA threatens Iraq again

BERLIN, (BM) - The political consequences of the catastrophic wrong decision that led to the crash of the Ukrainian passenger plane and the death of 176 people on flight PS752 (including a large number of Iranian citizens) cannot yet be predicted. A REPORT: ‘Scare each other’: how the US and Iran are fighting for Baghdad A REPORT: Iraq: The

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

US threatens India with sanctions for the purchase of S-400 missile systems

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The United States urged New Delhi not to purchase Russian S-400 missile defense systems, otherwise India would face a "risk of sanctions", learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Russian media Pravda. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com Read more: India’s purchase of S-400

US F-35 squadrons are training how to destroy Iran’s S-300 missile systems

WASHINGTON, (BM) - Against the background of the aggravation of the situation in connection with the elimination of the Iranian general, the USA conducted the most ambitious trainings in recent years with the participation of the latest F-35 fighters, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Topwar. Read more: Military and defense analyzes,

USA deployed surveillance plane near North Korea to watch Kim’s military moves

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The United States flew a naval surveillance aircraft over the Korean Peninsula, the latest in a series of flights of its aircraft to monitor North Korea amid concern over the North's military moves, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting The Korea Herald. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating

The US will spend $2 billion to service the F-35 in 2020

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The United States will spend $ 2 billion this year on the maintenance and support of 5-generation F-35 Lightning II multipurpose fighter jets consisting of the Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps (IMS), and the armed forces of a number of foreign customers, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Military and defense analyzes,

US and Iran are on the verge of war, Russian experts comments

MOSCOW, (BM) - As a result of the American special operation, the commander of the special unit of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps Al-Quds was killed General Kassem Suleimani. President Trump personally gave the killings. So in the United States responded to the recent assault on their embassy in Baghdad. In Tehran, they promised to

US tried to disrupt naval exercises of Iran, Russia and China, commander said

TEHRAN, (BM) - The United States tried to disrupt the naval exercises of Russia, Iran and China, which ended on December 30, reports Tasnim, referring to the commander of the Iranian Navy, Rear Admiral Hossein Hanzhan, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Iran threatens to destroy any reconnaissance vehicles in the area of ​​exercises with

Russia may have no answer – the US is setting up a fleet to oppose them

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The newly reinstated Norfolk, Virginia-based 2nd Fleet, which was opened for business in 2018, is now fully operational, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according the U.S. Navy statement. Read more: The US Navy Plans to Repair and Upgrade the MK-41 Vertical Launch System The fleet will oversee and control operations in the

Washington wanted to learn the Russian secrets and bought 21 MiG-29 fighter jets

WASHINGTON, (BM) - When the Soviet Union collapsed in late 1991, the newly independent states within its former domain inherited enormous stockpiles of weapons the Red Army left behind. One of the most interesting cases involved the air force of the tiny former Soviet republic of Moldova. The new republic’s inventory consisted of 34 MiG-29

A fight between the Russian and American troops in Syria

DAMASCUS, (BM) - The so-called “Syrian Observatory for Human Rights”, whose office is known to be based in London, announces the alleged brawl between US and Russian troops in the north of the SAR, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: The US military is strengthening its position in Syria and returns to six military bases This kind of

The United States began to develop tactics of cyber war against Russia

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The US Armed Forces cyber command has begun developing information warfare tactics that could be launched against Russia, writes The Washington Post, citing former and current US officials, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Cyber and Electronic Warriors of the Future Will Be Trained at New Leonardo Facility The

The Pentagon signed a contract for work at Turkish Incirlik air base

ANKARA, (BM) - The US Department of Defense signed a contract with Turkish companies for construction work at the Incirlik airbase (Adana province, Turkey) for the period until the end of 2024 and a total of $ 95 million, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according the Pentagon press service statement. Read more: Bad news for US – Turkey may close

Over 350 US-made F-16 fighter jets will get powerfull AESA radars

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The U.S. Air Force will see over 350 of its F-16 Fighting Falcon fourth generation multirole fighters upgraded with new active electronically scanned array (AESA) radars, under a new $1 billion contract granted by the Northrop Grumman Systems by the Department of Defense, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Spanish

The US military is testing drones equipped with 40mm grenade launchers

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The US military is testing experimental Cerberus GL drones equipped with 40mm grenade launchers - the drone devices were developed by the Australian company Skyborne Technologies, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: ELTA Systems Revealed a New and Enhanced Configuration of Its Drone Guard System The drone, armed

The S-400’s radio frequencies has been detected by US military over Syria

DAMASCUS, (BM) - The US reconnaissance flights over Syria's Khmeymim Air Force Base have not failed. The US military was able to detect the radio frequencies used by the C-400 air defense systems, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Russia and Turkey will start joint production of S-400 defense system and transfer of technologies

US and Canada observe reconnaissance ship of the Russian Navy

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The US-Canadian Joint Aerospace Defense Command of North America (NORAD) has confirmed that it is monitoring the reconnaissance ship of the Russian Navy, Viktor Leonov, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. This was reported on December 17 in the official Twitter account of the command. Read more: Russian reconnaissance ship

The Pentagon reacted to Erdogan’s statement about Incirlik base

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The statement on the possible closure of the Incirlik airbase in Turkey for American troops, voiced by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, was not brought to the attention of Pentagon chief Mark Esper learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Thus, on Tuesday, December 17, the US Secretary of Defense commented on the words of the

Five U.S. military aircraft leave Turkish Incirlik airbase

ANKARA, (BM) - At least five U.S. Air Force military transport planes flew from the Turkish Incirlik airbase, where the US nuclear weapons are located, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting russian Vglyad news website and aviation resources. Read more: US Senate Committee approves sanctions against Turkey over S-400’s purchase The base

Bad news for Russia – a laser weapon soon may be part of the US F-35’s armament

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The Air Force will one day fire high-tech laser weapons from drones and fighter jets to destroy high-value targets, conduct precision strikes and incinerate enemy locations from the sky. The first airborne tests are expected to take place by 2021, Air Force officials have said. The developmental efforts are focused on

A U.S. military base in western Iraq has been hit by a new rocket attack

BAGHDAD, (BM) - A U.S. military base in western Iraq has been hit by a new rocket attack as the country's unrest persisted in the wake of the prime minister's resignation, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Newsweek. Read more: Turkish Air Strikes in Iraq – Five PKK Members Have Been Killed The Iraqi security forces' media cell

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

The US Navy Plans to Repair and Upgrade the MK-41 Vertical Launch System

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The US Navy plans to repair and upgrade the MK-41 Vertical Launch System, according contract between Lockheed Martin and the US Department of Defense, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: India Buys Lightweight Naval Guns for About of $1.02 Billion Work will be performed in Ventura, California (65%); various

US Will Use Nuclear Weapons Against Russia, Polish Analysts Say

WARSAW, (BM) - The US will use nuclear weapons if it goes to war with Russia, according to some Polish analysts, whose opinion was published in the Polish edition of Myśl Polska, has learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: The Israeli Nuclear Weapon Program Could Destabilize the Region This statement comes in response to the question of

Bad News for Russia: Turkey Will Help US Study S-400`s Impact on F-35 Fighters Jets

PANAGYURISHTE, (BM) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan announced at a meeting with US President Donald Trump that Turkey has no intention of giving up Russia's S-400 air defense systems. We remind you that Turkey purchased these systems and the first deliveries began in the middle of this year, continuing until the end of the next.

The Mig-29 Multi-Role Aircraft as a Deadly Answer to the F-16

WASHINGTON, (BM) - As with many of Russia’s most prolific aircraft, the MiG-29 has spawned numerous variants four decades of service. Originally intended as an superiority fighter, and particularly as the Soviet answer to the F-16, the MiG-29 has been gradually recast as a multi-role aircraft with an increasingly robust air-to-surface armament

The U.S. Has Found Alternative for F-35`s Component Suppliers

WASHINGTON, (BM) - Since removing Turkey from the multinational F-35 program over its purchase of a Russian air defense system, the U.S. has found alternate suppliers for all but a dozen components Turkey is producing for the Lockheed-made fighter jet, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defense News. Read more: The F-35 Stealth Fighter Jet

A New Sig Sauer Compact Carbine Might Be the Next Armament on the US Forces

WASHINGTON, (BM) - Hot off its new contract with the U.S. Army, Sig Sauer has unveiled a new compact carbine which the company claims is its most “discreet platform” ever: the MCX Rattler. The Rattler, a compact personal defense weapon built at the request of “elite military units,” is based on the Sig Sauer’s popular line of MCX gas-operated

Donald Trump Wants $5 Billion “Defense Cost” from South Korea

WASHINGTON, (BM) - A $5 billion (£4 billion) demand to meet the cost of hosting American troops, and tensions between Seoul and Tokyo that threaten to undercut regional cooperation are set to top the agenda when senior U.S. defence officials visit South Korea this week, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Reuters. Read more: Korea Buys 120

A Plot of Terror Attack Against U.S. and Israeli Diplomats Has Been Foiled

AMMAN, (BM) - Jordanian intelligence recently foiled a plot by two suspected militants to mount terror attacks against U.S. and Israeli diplomats alongside U.S. troops deployed at a military base in the south of the country, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according state-owned al-Rai newspaper article on Tuesday. Read more: The U.S. and NATO

Why the United States Should Buy a Russia’s S-400 Missile Defense System?

SOFIA, (BM) - In real terms, the US does not need the Russian S-400 missile defense system to protect its territory. The United States has its own one - Patriot. But they need the C-400 for other reasons. The Patriot is intended for both domestic use and protection in the US territory, as well as for sale to US third-party partners. This system

Russia’s Su-35 is More Deadly and Advanced than F-35

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The Sukhoi Su-35 Flanker-E is the top Russian air-superiority fighter in service today, and represents the pinnacle of fourth-generation jet fighter design. It will remain so until Russia succeeds in bringing its fifth-generation PAK-FA stealth fighter into production. Distinguished by its unrivaled maneuverability, most of

The United States Begin to Develop the Anti-laser Weapon System

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The Department of Defense Advanced Engineering (DARPA) of the US Department of Defense announced a competition to develop a system for protecting military equipment from the effects of combat lasers, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Topwar. Read more: Russia Has Announced the Upcoming Enter of a Laser Weapon in the

Trump Administration Cooperates with Russian FSB Against Cyber Terrorism

WASHINGTON, (BM) - Following a recent conference of foreign security and law enforcement agencies, the head of Russia’s State Security Service, the FSB, made the surprising announcement that Russia and the United States have resumed cooperation on cybersecurity. “We are maintaining working contacts by our experts and special unit heads with

US B-52 Bomber for Israel is a Bad Decision and a Threat for the Middle East Peace

WASHINGTON, (BM) - In April 2014, retired Air Force lieutenant general David Deptula and Michael Makovsky of the Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs penned an op-ed for The Wall Street Journal arguing that the United States should turn over a dozen surplus B-52 heavy bombers to Israel. Deptula and Makovsky said that the eight-engine

US Artillery Weapons Have Been Found in Arms Depot of a Terrorist Group

DAMASCUS, (BM) - Belying U.S. promises to retrieve arms and ammunition it gave to terror group supposedly to fight ISIS/Daesh, U.S. mortar shells have been found in northeastern Syria in ammunition stores belonging to YPG/PKK terrorists, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: The US Military in Syria Illegally Exports Oil Totalling $30M per

The S-500 is Formidable But Is It a Threat for the U.S. Stealth Fighters?

WASHINGTON, (BM) - In recent years there has been intense talk of the new Russian air defense system S-500. Various information is constantly leaked on state and private Russian media as well as on media and blogs all over the world. It should be noted that the real S-500 is a brand new development and perhaps the first of the new Russian

Military Tensions with Russia Will Worsen, if Donald Trump is Not Reelected

WASHINGTON, (BM) - Military tensions with Russia will worsen if Donald Trump is not reelected, some military and politically US specialists. It is hard to imagine any Democratic administration getting along with Russia as long as President Putin remains in power. Many Democrats believe Moscow subverted the presidential election process in

The F-35 Stealth Fighter Jet is Cheaper Than the Chinese J-20

BEIJING, (BM) - The Chinese media have concluded that mass production American fighter F-35 led to the fact that the Chinese J-20 is now the more expensive fifth generation aircraft, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: China Showcased the Largest J-20 Stealth Fighter Jets Formation Recall that in China believe that today only the

The U.S. Military and Defense Mission in Syria is Not Over Yet

JERUSALEM, (BM) - Pivoting from the dramatic killing of the Islamic State’s leader, the Pentagon is increasing US efforts to protect Syria’s oil fields from the extremist group as well as from Syria itself and the country’s Russian allies. It’s a new high-stakes mission even as American troops are withdrawn from other parts of the country. US

Does Iran Has Any Chance Against U.S. F-35 Stealth Fighter Jet?

WASHINGTON, (BM) - Amid escalating tensions between Iran and the United States, in part resulting from U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision unilaterally to withdraw the United States from the 2015 deal limiting Iran’s nuclear program, the U.S. armed forces have deployed a wide array of ships, planes and other weapons to the Middle East. The

B-1B Bombers of the U.S. Air Force Have Been Deployed to Saudi Air Base

RIYADH, (BM) - Amid a considerable redeployment of American assets to the Persian Gulf region, the United States Air Force has dispatched B-1B Lancer heavy bombers to the Prince Sultan Airbase in Saudi Arabia, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Military Watch. Read more: The Air Force B-2 Stealth Bomber Will be Armed with a New B61-12

Islamic State Leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi Was Killed by U.S. Soldiers

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The U.S. military conducted an operation against elusive Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi on Saturday, a U.S. official said, as U.S. President Donald Trump prepared to make a “major statement” at the White House on Sunday morning, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: ISIS Militants Escaped Out of Syrian Prison

The U.S. Has a Plan to Send Tanks and Armored Vehicles in Syria

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The U.S. military is reportedly considering sending a task force equipped with tanks or other armored vehicles to establish an outpost overlooking oil and gas fields in southeastern Syria, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. The primary aim of this deployment would be to prevent the Syrian regime or terrorist groups, such as