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Sweden Will Not Sign a UN Treaty Calling for the Ban of Nuclear Weapons

STOCKHOLM, (BM) - Sweden will not sign a UN treaty calling for the ban of nuclear weapons, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting SpaceWar and according foreign minister Margot Wallstrom statement on last Friday. "The government will, as it stands now, not sign the convention on a prohibition of nuclear arms," Wallstrom told reporters at a

SIPRI: Nine States Have Nuclear Weapons

SOLNA (BM) - Over the past year, the number of nuclear warheads available worldwide has decreased by 600 and at the end of 2018 they were 13,865, reports the authoritative Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) in its annual report, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. The Institute has taken into account the fit warheads kept in

Russia Is Preparing for a Large-Scale War According to a Swedish Experts’ Report

KIEV, Ukraine (BulgarianMilitary.com) - Russia is training its armed forces for a war, according to a report on “Training for War – Russia's Strategic-level Military Exercises 2009–2017" prepared by Swedish Defense Research Agency (FOI), and cited by the Ukrainian online newspaper "Ukrayinska Pravda”, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.According to the

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

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,

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

Successful First Flight Performed with the Second GlobalEye AEW&C Aircraft

STOCKHOLM, Sweden (BulgarianMilitary.com) - On 3rd January 2019, the Swedish defence technology company Saab announced in a press release that that the company has completed on the same day a successful first flight with the second GlobalEye Airborne Early Warning & Control (AEW&C) aircraft, learned BulgarianMilitary.com Read more: Saab

NATO’s Biggest Military Exercise in Recent Years Starts Today

BRUSSELS, Belgium (BulgarianMilitary.com) - NATO's biggest military exercise in recent years, as reported, Trident Juncture 18, starts today, 25th October 2018. It will take place in central and eastern Norway; the surrounding areas of the North Atlantic and the Baltic Sea, including Iceland and the Swedish and Finnish airspaces and will continue…

Patria Will Maintain the Black Hawks of Sweden under a Follow-on Order

HELSINKI, Finland (BulgarianMilitary.com) - Patria Helicopters AB revealed today, 9th October 2018, in a press release the receipt of a follow-on order for maintenance of the HKP 16 (Black Hawk) helicopters of Sweden, learned BulgarianMilitary.com The President of International Support Partnerships business unit at Patria Jukka Holkeri…

Bulgarian Ministry of Defense Delegation Visits Sweden

SOFIA, Bulgaria, (BulgarianMilitary.com) – Yesterday, Bulgaria’s Ministry of Defense, announced a forthcoming two-day visit of office delegates to Sweden, planned to take place on 27th and 28th September 2018. There, the Bulgarian delegation is lead by Deputy Minister of Defence, Atanas Zapryanov, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. During the visit,…

Sweden Signed the Agreement for Patriot Missile Defense System Purchase

WASHINGTON, the U.S. (BulgarianMilitary.com), 13 August 2018, Editor: Stanislava Georgieva, Photo credit: IlGiornale.it After the negotiations between Sweden’s military logistics organization and Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) with the United States that had started last year, and the authorization of the purchase by the government, on…

Sweden Will Acquire Raytheon’s Patriot Air and Missile Defence Systems

WASHINGTON, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com), 3 August 2018, Editor: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: Raytheon / The combat-proven Patriot is the world's most advanced air and missile defence system. Sweden will acquire Raytheon’s Patriot air and missile defence systems. The deal has been approved by the Swedish government, learned…

Saab’s Helicopter 15 Support and Maintenance Contract is Prolonged

STOCKHOLM, Sweden (BulgarianMilitary.com), July 9, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: commons.wikimedia.org The photo shows a HKP 15 (Agusta A109). On the 6th July 2018 Saab announced that its Helicopter 15 (HKP 15) support and maintenance contract has been prolonged for the years 2020 and 2021 by FMV – the Swedish Defence Materiel…

First Successful Tests for the British Army’s Land Ceptor

VIDSEL (Sweden), May 31, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova, Photo: MBDA (Vidsel test range, Sweden) On 28th May the UK Defence Ministry announced that the British Army's Land Ceptor has been successfully tested for the first time as a whole system, including the cutting-edge SAAB Giraffe radar, near the Baltic Sea within a test fire range of…

Gripen E/F Will Be Offered With AEL Wide Area Display

Brasília (Brazil), April 5, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova (Bm), Photo: Saab Mikael Franzén, head of Gripen Brazil Business Unit  announced that wide area and head-up displays of AEL made in Brazil for the Saab Gripen E/F will be offered as a potential cockpit upgrade to purchasers of the next generation jet fighters, reported FlightGlobal.…

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