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The US Congress Approved the Possible Sale of F-16 to Bulgaria

WASHINGTON, (BGM) - An announcement was published on the website of the US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) stating that the US Congress has allowed Bulgaria to be given the opportunity to purchase a complete package for eight F-16 Block 70 multirole fighter aircrafts worth $ 1.6 billion, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more:

Summer 2019 – Bulgarian Series of Key Military Exercises

SOFIA (BGM) - U.S. Army Europe is conducting and/or participating in a series of exercises in May and June 2019 in the Black Sea and Balkan regions, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Each exercise is a separate entity, but many utilize a common scenario focused on furthering partner capacity while improving interoperability and readiness. Read

A Financial Problem Has Arisen for the Overhaul of the Bulgarian`s Su-25s

SOFIA (BGM) - A serious financial problem has arisen in past few weeks with the repair of some of the Bulgarian Air Force equipment, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. In november 2018, a contract was signed for major overhaul of fourteen Su-25s from the Bulgarian Air Force by the 558th Aviation Repair Plant in Baranavichy (Belarus). The overhaul

Bulgaria and 21 More EDA Member States Sign New Military Mobility Programme

BRUSSELS, Belgium (BulgarianMilitary.com) - In the margins of May 14 EDA Steering Board, Bulgaria and 21 more member States (Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, France, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden) and EDA signed a new

Bulgaria Will Host Allied Exercise with 6,000 Soldiers, Land Equipment and Aircrafts

SOFIA, Bulgaria (BulgarianMilitary.com) - A series of exercises for improvement the capabilities of the armed forces at national and allied levels will be held in May and June in a number of countries, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Bulgaria is one of them, and the rest are Romania, Croatia, Hungary, Slovenia and North Macedonia. According to

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

Bulgaria Will Receive the Most Advanced F-16 Fighter Jet at the Best Possible Price

SOFIA, Bulgaria (BulgarianMilitary.com) - F-16 jet fighters price is high but reasonable, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according US Ambasador statement. "Bulgaria will receive the most advanced F-16 fighter jet at the best possible price", US Ambassador to Sofia Eric Rubin said. "I think the price is reasonable. I understand that it is

A Bulgarian Delegation Leaves For Washington to Negotiate the F-16

SOFIA, Bulgaria (BulgarianMilitary.com) - A Bulgarian delegation is leaving on May 7, 2019, for Washington to negotiate the acquisition of a new type of combat aircraft for the Bulgarian army, the Minister of Defence Krasimir Karakachanov announced, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. The delegation will be led by the Deputy Minister of Defence

The Bulgarian Day of Bravery Will Be Celebrated with a Military Parade in Sofia

SOFIA, Bulgaria (BulgarianMilitary.com) - Traditionally, the Day of Bravery and the celebration of the Bulgarian Army - May 6 will be celebrated with a military parade in Sofia, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Novinite. It will begin at 10:00 on Knyaz Alexander I Square, with over 1,000 troops from the Armed Forces, 48 ​​Chain and

Three Offers Are Expected On the Project for Building Of Two Bulgarian Patrol Ships

SOFIA, Bulgaria (BulgarianMilitary.com) - The Bulgarian government expects to receive three offers by 16 April for participation in the announced project for building of two patrol ships, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Rear Admiral Mitko Petev, commander of the Bulgarian Navy, commented that no offer had been made yet, with a deadline for this

Bulgaria is Joining the EU’s Single Defense System

The Government adopted a decision on Bulgaria's accession to the joint notification to the Council of the European Union and the High Representative for Foreign Policy and Security Policy of the EU, which will initiate a procedure for the establishment of a Permanent Structured Cooperation (PSC) in the field of defense of the Union, reports…

President Radev: Military power should become factor of Europe’s foreign policy

The military power should become a factor of Europe’s foreign policy, Bulgaria’s President Rumen Radev said in a speech during the opening of the public discussion in Sofia named Together in Security-Bulgaria’s Role in the Common European Defense. Years ago the military power was viewed within the perspective of guaranteeing the security of…

Bulgaria 2016 military goods exports at 1.015 billion euro

The Parliament in Sofia passed the 2016 Report of the Interdepartmental Commission for Export Control and Nonproliferation of Weapons for Mass Destruction at the Minister of Economy. Last year the Commission issued 595 permissions/certificates for export and transfer of goods related to defense from the territory of the Republic of…

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