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Turkey to Display Its Own 5th Gen Stealth Fighter Jet at the Paris for First Time

PARIS, (BM) - Turkish Aerospace, a company that builds significant parts for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, announces that at Paris Air Show it will show off a full-scale model of a new fighter jet its building, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according comapny`s statement. Read more: The U.S. Offer to Sell Patriot Missiles Was Not As Good As

The F-35 and F-15EX Fighter Jets Could Get Drone Wingmen in the Coming Years

WASHINGTON (BGM) - The F-35 and F-15EX fighter jets could get drone wingmen in the coming years, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defense News. The service is exploring ways to team Lockheed Martin’s F-35 and Boeing’s new F-15EX with the XQ-58 Valkyrie drone — a low-cost attritable fighter made by Kratos Defense — or similar unmanned

China May Declare Its First Stealthy J-20 Fighter This Year

NEW YORK, the U.S. (BulgarianMilitary.com) - China may declare its first stealth fighter operational this year as it also develops long-range bombers capable of carrying nuclear weapons, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Bloomberg. Read more: China Already Has 24 Russian Su-35 Fighters. Indonesia Is Expecting Its Su-35 This Year

Russia’s Rostec Ready to Discuss Su-57 Deliveries to India

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation (BulgarianMilitary.com) - On Monday (25th February), in an interview with the local state media, Viktor Kladov acting as a Director for International Cooperation and Regional Policy Department at the state corporation Rostec, expressed Russia’s readiness to hold talks with India on the deliveries of the Russian

Sweden States SAAB Built a Russian Sukhoi Fighter Jet Killer

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, (BulgarianMilitary.com) – Recently, at a presentation in Finland, the Commander of the Swedish Air Force, Mats Helgesson, stated that the SAAB Gripen E fighter had the capabilities to beat the Russian Sukhoi jets in a dogfight, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. As Business Insider reports the legendary status that Russia's

Italian fighters to temporarily guard Bulgarian airspace

The Bulgarian government gave the green light for four Italian Eurofighter Typhoons to temporarily guard the country's airspace in order to strengthen the eastern flank of NATO, officials said Wednesday, cited by Xinhua. The Italian fighter jets are to operate from July 15 to Oct. 15 with the Bulgarian Air Force in the implementation of the…

Saab expects talks to supply jets to Bulgaria to start within months

The previous interim government in Sofia had said talks should start with Sweden for the purchase of eight Gripen aircraft, but current Prime Minister Boyko Borissov has cast doubts on whether Sofia should rush into a deal, estimated at 1.5 billion levs ($860 million). The defense ministry, looking to replace ageing MiG-29 aircraft, had picked…

5th-Generation Fighters Arrive in Bulgaria

Two U.S. F-35 Lightning II aircraft and about 20 supporting airmen arrived in Bulgaria today from Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, as part of a deployment that enhances the region’s ability to host the aircraft for future deployments and operations. “This deployment clearly demonstrates our nation's contribution to the security and…

Bulgaria opts for Swedish Gripen combat jets

Bulgaria has decided to start talks with Sweden to acquire eight new Gripen combat jets made by Saab, Bulgarian interim Deputy Prime Minister Stefan Yanev said Wednesday, as the Balkan country seeks to replace its aging Soviet-designed MiG-29s. The Balkan country has picked the Swedish offer in preference to an offer from Portugal of secondhand…

Bulgaria gets three bids to supply eight fighter jets

Bulgaria has received offers from Italy, Sweden and Portugal to supply eight new or secondhand fighter jets as the Balkan country seeks to replace its ageing Soviet-designed MiG-29 fighters, the Defence Ministry said on Monday. Bulgaria plans to spend about 1.5 billion levs ($820 million) to buy new aircraft to improve compliance with NATO…

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