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Bulgarian Air Force

The International Flight Exercise Thracian Star 2019 Has Begun

SOFIA, Bulgaria (BulgarianMilitary.com) - The International Flight Exercise Thracian Star 2019 started on 8 May. Until 17 May, military personnel from the Bulgarian Air Force, Greece, Romania and Italy will exercise joint tasks in the range of preparations led by the troops of the Air Force, learned BugarianMilitary.com. Read more: Field

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,

The Verbal Attacks over the F-16 Purchase Continue

SOFIA, Bulgaria (BulgarianMilitary.com) – 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 (BulgarianMilitary.com) - 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 (BulgarianMilitary.com) – 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 BulgarianMilitary.com.

Bulgaria’s Defence Ministry Reports a Number of Positive Trends in the Past 2018

SOFIA, Bulgaria (BulgarianMilitary.com) - On one of the last days of 2018 (28th December), the Bulgarian Defence Ministry published a summary information about a number of positive trends and results reported in the past year, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Since 2012, for the first time the department reported that, in 2018, the number of

Over BGN 113 Million Extra Funding Allocated for the Needs of the Bulgarian Army

SOFIA, Bulgaria (BulgarianMilitary.com) - At the request of Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boyko Borisov, today (12th December), at its meeting the Bulgarian government voted to direct an extra BGN 113.6 million toward the needs of the Bulgarian Army, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Today's meeting of the Council of Ministers, which was attended by

Bulgaria Remains Without Firefighting Helicopters after a Failed Procedure

SOFIA, Bulgaria (BulgarianMilitary.com) - So far, Bulgaria still remains without helicopters for aerial firefighting since the procurement for the delivery of this type of equipment, namely Bambi Bucket for two Cougar helicopters, has failed. This is reported by the Bulgarian aviation magazine Аеropress, referring to a decision signed on 31th…

Bulgarian Land Forces and the Air Force Detonated Unexploded WWII Ammunition

SOFIA, Bulgaria, (BulgarianMilitary.com) - Today, specialized units of the Bulgarian Land Forces and Air Forces transported to the army polygon Slivnitsa and detonated there, old unexploded ammunition, which had been found yesterday in the city of Sofia, on Evlogi and Hristo Georgievi Blvd., learned BulgarianMilitary.com. The ammunition, found…

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