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Bahrain Expects New F-16s

WASHINGTON, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com), June 27, 2018, Author: Bm Team, Photo credit: Senior Airman Armando A. Schwier-Morales/U.S. Air Force The Royal Bahraini Air Force will receive sixteen new F-16 fighter jets from Lockheed Martin under a $1.12 billion contract, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Lockheed Martin announced that on Monday,…

US Approved Sales of F-16s for Slovakia and CH-47s for Spain

WASHINGTON (the USA), April 4, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova (Bm), Photo by Tech. Sgt. Gregory Brook/U.S. Air Force On Wednesday, 4th April 2018, the State Department approved the sales of F-16 supersonic fighters for Slovakia and CH-47 heavy-lift helicopters for Spain, reported Defense News. Although the competition for selection of a…

Israel Will Enter the Competition for Bulgarian New Fighters

SOFIA (Bulgaria), March 19, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova (Bm), Photo by Wikipedia According to the said by the Minister of Defence Krasimir Karakachanov on Monday (March 19, 2018), Israel will be invited to participate in the competition for selection of a supplier of new fighters for the Bulgarian Army, reported mediapool.bg. Karakachanov…

Bulgaria to Seek Proposals on New F-16s, Eurofighter Typhoons

Bulgaria will ask for proposals from Portugal on providing new U.S. F-16s and from Italy on new Eurofighter Typhoons, to ensure fair competition with Sweden’s Gripen, as the country seeks to buy eight fighter jets. Bulgaria is looking to replace its ageing Soviet-designed MiG-29s, but plans to buy Gripen warplanes were put on hold last month…

Dogfight! F-16V Viper versus J-39E Gripen: Who Wins?

The rapidly approaching target is locked in the F-16V FCR (Fire Control Radar). Through his HUD (Heads-Up Display) and the JHMCS (Joint Helmet Mounted Cueing System) helmet the pilot can see a diamond hovering in space, right where the locked target should be. However, it’s too soon to visually make out an aircraft. He squints, there is nothing to…