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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

The Choice of a New Combat Aircraft for Bulgaria is Lobbyism and Waste of State Money

SOFIA, Bulgaria (BulgarianMilitary.com) - We publish to your attention some of the answers of the Colonel in the army reserve Tsvyatko Lukanov, a former head of "Air Detachment 28" and a fighter pilot, given in Radio Focus morning show “Good Morning Bulgaria” on 17th January in connection with the task of the Council of Ministers to prepare an

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.

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

SOFIA, Bulgaria (BulgarianMilitary.com) - 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

Bulgaria Can Play an Essential Role in F-16 Maintenance

SOFIA, Bulgaria (BulgarianMilitary.com) - On November 21, at an organized meeting, Lockheed Martin again made a presentation of the proposed to the Bulgarian government F-16 aircraft, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. The meeting was organized by the American Chamber of Commerce in Bulgaria and short presentations to the media and part of the…

F-16 Block 72 Known as Viper Has Been Offered to Bulgaria

SOFIA, Bulgaria (BulgarianMilitary.com), 19 September 2018, Author: Boyko Nikolov, Photo credit: Pixabay The U.S. concern and one of the biggest manufacturers of military equipment in the world – Lockheed Martin made its presentation on 18th Septemeber at Arena di Serdica Boutique Hotel in Sofia, and offered to the Bulgarian Government the…

Official: Bulgaria Will Request Bids for 5 Combat Aircrafts and Their Modifications

SOFIA, Bulgaria, July 26, 2018, Author: Boyko Nikolov, Photo credit: Eurofighter On the website of the Defence Ministry of the Republic of Bulgaria a document was published entitled “Acquisition of a new type of combat aircraft – updated investment cost project”, which actually presents the intention of the country to purchase new combat…

Slovakia Has Decided to Replace its MiG-29s with F-16s

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia USA (BulgarianMilitary.com), July 11, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: Tech. Sgt. Gregory Brook/U.S. Air Force The photo shows an F-16 Fighting Falcon operated by the U.S. Air Force that is taking off from Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. The Ministry of Defence of the Slovak Republic announced on Wednesday that…