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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,

“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 New Patrol Boats Project of The Bulgarian Navy is Slowly Advancing

VARNA, Bulgaria (BulgarianMilitary.com) - The project for the purchase of two new patrol boats, which will amount to about BGN 1 billion (with VAT), is advancing slowly as it has recently remained in the shadow of the scandals related to the procedure for the acquisition of new fighters. This became clear yesterday (29th January) after the

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

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 Navy Project Approved by EU under PESCO Framework

SOFIA, Bulgaria (BulgarianMilitary.com) – The Bulgarian Navy project proposal for developing deployable modular underwater intervention capability package (DIVEPACK project) is among the 17 new projects under the permanent structured cooperation (PESCO) defence pact that the EU defence and foreign ministers agreed on, during their joint session in…

Bulgarian Land Forces Expect Another 12 Projects for Their Complete Modernization

SOFIA, Bulgaria, (BulgarianMilitary.com) – Besides the acquisition project for a new infantry fighting vehicle, Bulgaria is about to modernize all the Land Forces’ troops within 12 projects, which are currently under development. This was stated yesterday by the Commander of the Bulgarian Land Forces Major General Mihail Popov, after the completion…

National Computer-Assisted Command Post Exercise “Esen 2018” Started in Bulgaria

SOFIA, Bulgaria, (BulgarianMilitary.com) – Today, the Bulgarian Ministry of Defence published information on the ongoing national computer-assisted Command Post Exercise Esen - 2018, which is being conducted since yesterday at the Charalitsa National Military Training Complex and at the posts for permanent deployment of military units in eight…

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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