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India Buys 21 MiG-29 Fighters From Russia

NEW DELHI, India, (BulgarianMilitary.com) - Local media, citing a source in the military technical cooperation, reported that India started formal talks with Russia over a purchase of at least 21 MiG-29 fighter jets in order to bolster its ageing fleet, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. The unused Soviet-era aircraft currently sitting unassembled

Ambassador Eric Rubin: Bulgaria was not Pressured to Choose the U.S. F-16

SOFIA, Bulgaria (BulgarianMilitary.com) – Bulgaria has never been pressured to choose the F-16. “This is a Bulgarian sovereign decision. Bulgaria is our partner, a member of NATO and the EU." This, the U.S. Ambassador to Bulgaria Eric Rubin assured in an interview with BTV on the upcoming talks with the U.S. on the purchase of a new fighter,

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

Two Russian Su-34 Fighter Bombers Collide in Midair during Training Flight

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation (BulgarianMilitary.com) – Today (18th January), the press service of the Russian Ministry of Defence reported that two fighter bombers Su-34 collided in Russia’s Far East over the Strait of Tartary, while performing a planned training flight. The aircraft crews managed to eject safely, learned

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

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

Turkey and Rolls-Royce Will Soon Finalize the TF-X Engine Deal

ANKARA (Turkey), May 29, 2018, Author: Bm News Team, Photo: Adam Berry/Getty Images The Defence Procurement Agency of Turkey and Rolls-Royce will soon finalize the TF-X engine deal. In connection with that a letter of intent was signed by Undersecretariat for Defence Industries (SSM) chief Ismail Demir and British Minister for Defence…

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