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The Bulgarian Company Terem Holding JSCo Will Repair Mi-17 and Mi-24

SOFIA, Bulgaria ( - The Bulgarian Ministry of Defence (MoD) announced on 26 March the award of the contract for the overhaul and life extension of four Mi-24V attack and two Mi-17 tactical transport helicopters to local military maintenance, repair, and overhaul company TEREM Holding EAD, learned,

Lockheed Martin Discusses Cooperation with the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

SOFIA, Bulgaria ( - The U.S corporation Lockheed Martin is discussing the possibility of cooperating with the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) for the purchase of the F-16 fighters for which Bulgaria is currently negotiating with the U.S, the FOCUS News Agency reported, citing a new press release of the company, learned

The Verbal Attacks over the F-16 Purchase Continue

SOFIA, Bulgaria ( – The purchase of the F-16 fighters has provoked a new wave of verbal attacks between Bulgaria’s President Rumen Radev and the government. This happened yesterday (28th January) after the Bulgarian President stated that the competition through which F-16 was chosen was “butafor”, during his annual press

Sweden Remains Open to Negotiation with Bulgaria on Gripen Fighters

SOFIA, Bulgaria ( - Sweden remains ready to negotiate on the Gripen fighters in the procedure of selecting a new type of combat aircraft for the Bulgarian Air Forces, according to the official position of the Director Export and International Relations of Swedish Defence Material Administration (FMV) Joakim

Lockheed Martin: We Will Support Our New Bulgarian Partners

SOFIA, Bulgaria ( – Yesterday, in a special press release sent to the media, the U.S. company Lockheed Martin expressed its readiness to support the Bulgarian government in the forthcoming negotiations with the U.S. government on the purchase of new fighter jets for the Bulgarian Air Force, learned

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

SOFIA, Bulgaria ( - 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

Elbit Systems Held Industrial Cooperation Day for Potential Partners from Bulgaria

SOFIA, Bulgaria, ( - The Israel-based international defence electronics company, Elbit Systems, organized and held in Sofia, Industrial Cooperation Day for the Bulgarian industry, in order to present the opportunities that it provides for industrial cooperation as well as its experience and capabilities, in the context of a…

The Comments on the Bids for the New Bulgarian Fighter are Now On

SOFIA, Bulgaria ( - The evaluation of the bids for the new Bulgarian fighter is now on, as well as the comments. After the opening of the envelopes and the boxes containing the four offers on Monday (1st October 2018), yesterday (2nd October 2018) the Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borisov and the Defence Minister Krasimir…

The New Bulgarian Fighter Will Be Selected from among Four Bids

SOFIA, Bulgaria ( - The new Bulgarian fighter will be selected from among four bids from three countries (the USA, Sweden and Italy) for new Boeing F-16s, Lockheed Martin F-18s and Gripen fighters, and second-hand Eurofighter jets under the tender procedure for the purchase of new combat jets for the needs of the Bulgarian Air…

Bulgarian Servicemen in Blue Bridge and Saber Junction 2018 Exercises

SOFIA, Bulgaria (, 19 September 2018, Editor: Stanislava Georgieva, Photo credit: Sgt. Charles Johnston On 18 September, the Bulgarian Air Force MiG-29 pair and the Romania’s supersonic jet fighter MiG-21 took part in the annual joint flying training „Blue Bridge - 2018”, conducted since 2012 between the Bulgarian and…

Bulgaria Cannot Influence the Expected Offers for a New Fighter for its Army

SOFIA, Bulgaria (, 24 August 2018, Editor: Bm Team, Photo credit: News Agency BGNES The Ministry of Defence of Bulgaria announced on its website on 23rd August 2018 that the procedure for selection of a new fighter for the Bulgarian Army is at the stage of sent requests for offers to Sweden, the USA, France, Italy, and…

Debts of Avionams at about BGN 15 Million Are on Sale

SOFIA, Bulgaria (, 23 August 2018, Editor: Bm Team, Photo credit: Air Force Mi-17 Non-serviced credit debts at the amount of about BGN 15 million of Avionams will be put on 24 August (Friday) on sale by auction with secret bidding by the assignees of the Corporate Commercial Bank AD which went…

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