HEADLINES

Balkans Military & Defence

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

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

Turkish S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems are armed and ready to fire

ANKARA, (BM) - Russia supplied Turkey with the regimental set of the S-400 Triumph anti-aircraft missile system more than 120 anti-aircraft guided missiles, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com Read more: Russia and Turkey will start joint production of S-400

After Russian S-400, Turkey will buy S-500 missile system and its technology

ANAKRA, (BM) - One of the world's leading defense industry magazines, Defense News, has dedicated its article to the recent rapprochement between Turkey and Russia. REPORT: Turkey announced transfer of S-400’s technology with Russia REPORT: NATO – to the Middle East, Russia – to the Mediterranean. Where is Turkey? Turkish officials in

Greece buys F-35 for air superiority over Turkey

ATHENS, (BM) - Greece will mainly modernize its military aviation by purchasing 24 F-35 fighter jets from the United States, learned BulgarianMiitary.com, quoting BTA. Defense Minister Nikos Panagiotopoulos said in an interview with Sky TV that Greece will also modernize its existing F-35 and Mirage fighter jets. Read more: Military and

Serbia unveils a new upgraded BVP M-80A infantry fighting vehicle

BELGRADE, (BM) - Serbia presented modernized BVP M-80A infantry fighting vehicle and the experimental firing from new weapons that the combat vehicle is equipped, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com Read more: Serbia might have a S-400 defense systems on its

Turkey banned the US from using the Incirlik base to attack Iran

ANKARA, (BM) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has banned the United States from using the Incirlik airbase in the event that the United States begins to strike on the territory of the Islamic Republic of Iran, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Regnum. Read more: Bad news for US – Turkey may close two military bases where U.S.

Turkish firms associated with the production of F-35, want to move to Bulgaria

SOFIA, (BM) - Turkish firms participating in the F-35 fighter production program want to move to Bulgaria, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. In an effort to avoid US sanctions, several Turkish firms that produce 937 parts for fifth-generation fighters are already inspecting sites in Bulgaria, according to BNR. Read more: Military and defense

Montenegro buys high-tech Remote Control Weapon Stations from Israel totalling $35M

TEL AVIV, (BM) - For the first time in history, Israel and Montenegro signed a major, multi-million-dollar defense contract, the Ministry of Defense confirmed Monday, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Montenegro Will Send Soldiers to Join KFOR in November The Government-to-Government contract with the Balkan state had been signed

US Senate Committee approves sanctions against Turkey over S-400’s purchase

WASHINGTON, (BM) - On Wednesday, members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee of the Senate voted to adopt a package of sanctions against Turkey over Ankara’s operation in northeastern Syria and the purchase of Russian S-400 air defense systems, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according senior committee democrat Robert Menendez statement.

Turkey will not abandon S-400 defence systems to buy US’ Patriot

ANKARA, (BM) - Ankara will not abandon the Russian S-400 air defence systems in order to buy American Patriot anti-aircraft missile systems, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan statement. Read more: Russia has built compatible batteries of Turkish S-400 with NATO hardware The Turkish president

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

A car bomb exploded near a Turkish military convoy in Syria

DAMASCUS, (BM) - An explosion of a car bomb during the passage of a Turkish military convoy in northern Syria has caused casualties, the Syrian Human Rights Watch Center reported, quoted by France Press, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Turkey Has Blamed the Kurds for Tensions Over the Past 24 Hours The non-governmental monitoring

Turkey is studying in detail the characteristics of the Russian Su-35 fighter jet

ANKARA, (BM) - Ankara is carefully studying the tactical and technical characteristics of Russian Su-35 fighters, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Nezavisimaya Gazeta. Read more: ‘If Turkey Does Not Get the F-35, We’ll Looking for Alternatives’, the Turkish Foreign Minister Said This was stated by the Head of the Republic’s Defense

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

Joint testing of F-16 fighter jet and S-400 defense system near Ankara (video)

ANKARA, (BM) - Video materials appeared on the network showing the testing of the S-400 anti-aircraft missile system in Turkey. We are talking about a complex that was partially acquired from Russia with the funds allocated by Moscow. The deal has been and remains a complaint from the United States. Read more: Turkey and the US Discussed the

Turkey Will Use Its S-400 Missile Defense Systems, Minister Said

ANKARA, (BM) - Turkey will use the S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems purchased by Russia and they will function to guarantee national territorial security, Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar told reporters, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. According to the Turkish Defense Minister, Turkish troops are currently learning how to operate and use

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More