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Bulgaria’s MoD Has Submitted a Letter of Request (LOR) to the U.S. for the F-16

SOFIA, Bulgaria, (BulgarianMilitary.com) - The Bulgaria’s Ministry of Defence has submitted an official Letter of Request (LOR) to the U.S. Government in connection with the purchase of the F-16 fighters. This was confirmed in a statement made by the Defence Ministry, reported yesterday, by web portal of the Bulgarian aviation magazine AERO,

Bulgaria’s Government Approves BGN 82.51 Million to Repair the Su-25s

SOFIA, Bulgaria, (BulgarianMilitary.com) – At its meeting held on 27the February, the Bulgarian government has approved a report by the Minister of Defence on the payment of up to BGN 82.51 million (without VAT) for the project related to the overhaul of the Bulgaria’s Su-25 fighter jets. The announcement of the Council of Ministers notifies that

“Terem” Starts Repairing 10 of Bulgaria’s MBTs T-72

SOFIA, Bulgaria (BulgarianMilitary.com) - The Bulgarian Ministry of Defence has awarded a contract for the repair of 10 T-72 tanks at a total value of BGN 5 140 200 (with VAT). This was stated by a reporter at BGNES Agency, citing the Minister of Defence Krasimir Karakachanov, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. The overhaul will be carried out by

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,

Ambassador Eric Rubin: Bulgaria was not Pressured to Choose the U.S. F-16

SOFIA, Bulgaria (BulgarianMilitary.com) – Bulgaria has never been pressured to choose the F-16. “This is a Bulgarian sovereign decision. Bulgaria is our partner, a member of NATO and the EU." This, the U.S. Ambassador to Bulgaria Eric Rubin assured in an interview with BTV on the upcoming talks with the U.S. on the purchase of a new fighter,

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

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

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

Bulgarian Shiprepair Yard “Terem-SRY Flotski Arsenal – Varna” Operates at a Loss

SOFIA, Bulgaria (BulgarianMilitary.com) - "Terem - SRY Flotski Arsenal – Varna” LTD  has accumulated 3 million debts and operates at a loss, this was announced by the Bulgarian news agency BGNES, quoting the Defence Minister Krasimir Karakachanov's response to a parliamentary question on the activity and the economic and financial standing of

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