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India Buys 21 MiG-29 Fighters From Russia

NEW DELHI, India, (BulgarianMilitary.com) - Local media, citing a source in the military technical cooperation, reported that India started formal talks with Russia over a purchase of at least 21 MiG-29 fighter jets in order to bolster its ageing fleet, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. The unused Soviet-era aircraft currently sitting unassembled

The Procedure for the Overhaul of Bulgaria’s Only An-30 Aircraft Was Suspended

SOFIA, Bulgaria (BulgarianMilitary.com) - The Bulgarian Ministry of Defence suspended the procedure for awarding a public procurement contract for the repair of the only An-30 for aerial cartography in service with the Bulgarian Air Force. This becomes clear from a decision by the Minister of Defence Krasimir Karakachanov, taken on 28th January,

Bulgaria’s Defence Ministry Issues Tender for Antonov An-30 Aircraft Overhaul

SOFIA, Bulgaria (BulgarianMilitary.com) - Amid the heated debates over the purchase of a new type of combat aircraft, the Bulgarian Defence Ministry continues with its serious large-scale program for the maintenance of the old equipment in military aviation. In particular, this time it concerns the repair of the Antonov An-30 aircraft, for which

The Equipment and Capacity of the U.S. F-16 Block 70 Offered to Bulgaria

SOFIA, Bulgaria (BulgarianMilitary.com) - According to today's press release of the global aerospace and defence company Lockheed Martin, the F-16 Block 70, selected by Bulgaria, features the most advanced fourth-generation technologies and capacity that are used in NATO member countries. The information states that the technology of this aircraft

Russia Starts Production of Upgraded Tu-160

KAZAN, the Russian Federation (BulgarianMilitary.com) – Yesterday (20th December), Russia’s Deputy Minister of Defence, Alexei Krivoruchko, announced the start of the production of the upgraded Tupolev Tu-160 strategic bomber, launched in the Volga area by Kazan Aviation Factory n.a. S.P.Gorbunov, branch of PJSC Tupolev, learned

Lockheed Martin’s Last Upgraded C-5 Delivered to US Air Force

LOS ANGELES, the U.S. (BulgarianMilitary.com) 06 August 2018, Editor: Stanislava Georgieva, Photo credit: YouTube The service upgrade programme of C-5M heavy lift aircrafts, once started in 1998 by the Air Mobility Command, has come to its end on 2 August this year. It happed with the delivery of the last C-5M Super Galaxy by Lockheed Martin, to…

Hungarian military to purchase transport aircraft

(PAN EUROPEAN NETWORKS) (Photo by Russian Helicopters) - Lt. Gen. Tibor Benkő, the chief of Hungary’s General Staff of the Armed Forces, has unveiled plans to acquire three transport aircraft and a further three planes. The planned procurements are part of the country’s Zrinyi 2026 military development programme. Hungarian Defence Minister…