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Frontex Launched Its First Fully – Fledged Joint Operation Outside the EU

TIRANA (BGM) - Frontex launched its first fully - fledged joint operation outside the European Union, deploying 50 officers with 16 patrol cars and one thermo-vision van from 12 EU Member States to support Albania in border control and tackling cross-border crime, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting the Agency statement. The launch event

Albania Sells Old Fighter Jets From the Soviet Union Era Starting at 10,000 €

TIRANA, Albania (BulgarianMilitary.com) - Albania is preparing to auction off a few dozen early Cold War, vintage fighter jets—most of which date back to the late 1940s or 1950s—at prices starting at just around 10,000€, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Fortune. Albanian Defense Minister Mimi Kodheli tells the Associated Press that the

37 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicles Were Donated to Albania

TIRANA, Albania (BulgarianMilitary.com) - 37 Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected (MRAP) vehicles, donated by the US government, were handed-off for the Albanian Armed Forces on 4 April, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defence Blog. The ceremony was attended by Albanian Defense Minister Olta Xhacka, charge d’affaires at the U.S. Embassy in

NATO Starts Building Its First Western Balkans Air Base in Kucova, Albania

TIRANA, Albania (BulgarianMilitary.com) – The Ministry of Defence of Albania announced on Thursday (24th January 2019) that NATO has officially launched works in Albania’s Kucova for building its first air base in the Western Balkans, learned BulgarianMilitary.com The beginning of the unique for the Western Balkans Project was marked by a

Bulgarian Special Forces Host the В-9 CJSE “Thracian Sword 18”

NOVO SELO, Bulgaria, (BulgarianMilitary.com) – Yesterday, the Bulgarian Ministry of Defence announced that the Special Forces of the nine member states, participating in the Bucharest 9 Initiative (B9), have started the multinational military drill “Thracian Sword – 2018” at the Novo Selo Training Area. This year, Bulgarian Special Forces are set…

The Multinational Joint Exercise “Platinium Lion 18” Begins

SOFIA, Bulgaria (BulgarianMilitary.com), 31 July 2018, Editor: Stanislava Georgieva, Photo credit: Mil.Gov.ua The Bulgarian-American joint exercise „Platinum Lion 18“ began yesterday, 30th July, on the territory of Novo Selo training polygon. The training will last till 10th August, learned BulgarianMilitary.com Read more: Eight NATO member…

Albania Wants a US Military Base on Its Territory

TIRANA (Albania), April 19, 2018, Source: mediapool.bg, Editor: Galina Zdravkova (Bm), Photo: Albanian Defence Ministry via AP Albania wants the USA to build a military base on its territory for countering the Russian influence. This was stated on 17th April in Washington by the Albanian Minister of Defence Olta Xhacka, quoted by France Press.…

A Common Security Platform for Bulgaria, Albania and Macedonia

After the plenary and bilateral meetings which were held in Ohrid and which were initiated by the Adriatic Charter, between the defense ministers of Bulgaria, Albania and the Republic of Macedonia, they started a process for building a common security platform, reported BGNES. The meeting was attended by the Bulgarian and Macedonian Defense…

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