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NATO’s Largest Communications and Information Systems Exercise Has Begun

BUCHAREST (BM) - The NATO’s largest communications and information systems exercise called Steadfast Cobalt 2019 began on Sunday at the Romanian Strategic Communications and Information Technology Center in Otopeni, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting an announcement by the Romanian Ministry of National Defence. Read more: Bulgaria Will Host

Romania Will Purchase Five Secondhand F-16 Fighter Jets from Portugal

BUCHAREST, Romania (BulgarianMilitary.com) - Romania will buy five more F-16 aircraft from Portugal and the acquisition procedure could be completed this year, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defence and Technology and according to Romanian defense minister Gabriel Les. According to Romania Insider, Commenting on the news that the U.S.

THAAD Missile Defense Systems to Be Deployed In Romania

WASHINGTON, the United States (BulgarianMilitary.com) - The United States European Command (EUCOM) has announced that, at NATO's request, the US side will deploy a ballistic missile defence (BMD) system THAAD in Romania in the summer of 2019, says an announcement, published on the EUCOM official website on April 11, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.

Bulgarian Special Forces Host the В-9 CJSE “Thracian Sword 18”

NOVO SELO, Bulgaria, (BulgarianMilitary.com) – Yesterday, the Bulgarian Ministry of Defence announced that the Special Forces of the nine member states, participating in the Bucharest 9 Initiative (B9), have started the multinational military drill “Thracian Sword – 2018” at the Novo Selo Training Area. This year, Bulgarian Special Forces are set…

Bulgarian Servicemen in Blue Bridge and Saber Junction 2018 Exercises

SOFIA, Bulgaria (BulgarianMilitary.com), 19 September 2018, Editor: Stanislava Georgieva, Photo credit: Sgt. Charles Johnston On 18 September, the Bulgarian Air Force MiG-29 pair and the Romania’s supersonic jet fighter MiG-21 took part in the annual joint flying training „Blue Bridge - 2018”, conducted since 2012 between the Bulgarian and…

The High-Speed USNS Carson City Is Tested on the Black Sea for Logistics Purposes

CONSTANTA, Romania (BulgarianMilitary.com), 3 September 2018, Editor: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: Sgt. Kris Bonet, U.S. Army/U.S. Transportation Command members oversee the docking of the USNS Carson City (T-EPF 7) at the Port of Constanta, Romania on 24 August 2018. The US Army announced on 28 August 2018 that the high-speed vessel USNS…

The Multinational Joint Exercise “Platinium Lion 18” Begins

SOFIA, Bulgaria (BulgarianMilitary.com), 31 July 2018, Editor: Stanislava Georgieva, Photo credit: Mil.Gov.ua The Bulgarian-American joint exercise „Platinum Lion 18“ began yesterday, 30th July, on the territory of Novo Selo training polygon. The training will last till 10th August, learned BulgarianMilitary.com Read more: Eight NATO member…

UK RAF Typhoons Accredited for Missions over the Black Sea

Mihail Kogalniceanu Air Base (Romania), May 2, 2018, Text: Bm News Team, Photo: RAF UK Royal Air Force (RAF) Eurofighter Typhoon fighter jets, deployed in Romania, will be used in NATO Enhanced Air Policing missions over the Black Sea, reported the RAF on 1st May 2018. The formal accreditation for that purpose was given by leading NATO…

Romania is Preparing to Buy a US Missile Defense System for USD 3.9 Billion

(Source: Novinite.com | Photo: BreakingDefense.com) The Romanian Defense Ministry presented for public discussion the bill for the purchase of 7 systems for PRO Patriot from the US totaling USD 3.9 billion, Romanian media reported, quoted sega. The first system had to be bought this year. Arms must be paid before delivery. Contracts for the…

The United States will Produce Armored Machinery in Romania

US weapon producer giant General Dynamics will be involved in the production of armored personnel carriers for the Romanian army. The company signed an agreement to create a joint venture with state-owned arms company Romarm, which will be the main contractor for armored vehicles, money.bg reported Piranha 5 bomber carriers will be assembled at…

NATO has Announced the Creation of Black Sea Forces in Bulgaria and Romania

NATO has announced the creation of new multinational forces in Romania in order to counteract Russia's influence in the Black Sea region after the occupation of the Crimea, bTV quoted Reuters as saying. The Alliance's Black Sea Forces will initially have about 4,000 Romanian soldiers backed by forces from nine other countries, as well as 900 US…

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