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Gen. Sabev – US Has Offered Bulgaria a Very Good Package Deal for the F-16

SOFIA, (BulgarianMilitary.com) - The United States has offered us a very good package deal, the given maximum price includes what we want. So the upcoming purchase of F-16 fighter aircrafts for the Bulgarian aviation was commented on bTV's air by Gen. Sabi Sabev, co-founder of the Atlantic Council of Bulgaria, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.

Turkish F-35 Pilots in the U.S. Must Leave the Country by July 31, Pentagon says

WASHINGTON, (BGM) - Acting U.S. Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan is taking significant steps toward cutting Turkey out of the F-35 fighter jet program over concerns about Ankara’s plans to purchase a Russian missile system, telling his Turkish counterpart that pilots currently training in the United States must leave the country by July 31

CEO of Lockheed: We’ll Be Fine if Ankara Buys The Russian S-400 Instead of Our Jets

BETHESDA (BGM) - Lockheed Martin CEO Marillyn Hewson downplayed the impact of a potential U.S. ban on Turkey’s purchases of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, saying other countries are already angling for Ankara’s jets, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defense One. Speaking Wednesday at Berstein’s Strategic Decisions Conference in New York,

U.S. and Turkish F-35 Training; Mass Production of Su-57; NATO and Cyberspace

PANAGYURISHTE, (BGM) - The United States is seriously considering suspending training for Turkish pilots on advanced F-35 fighter jets as Ankara moves ahead with plans to purchase a Russian missile defence system despite objections from Washington, sources told Reuters. The two NATO allies have argued for months over Turkey’s order for the

Turkey: They Can Not Kick Us Out of the F-35 Program

ANKARA (BGM) - Tensions have escalated between two NATO allies after Washington gave Ankara two weeks to decide on its S-400 deal with Russia, threatening to remove the country from the F-35 program, as we (BGN) reported this month. Read more: The United States Has Given Turkey Two Weeks to Abandon the Russian S-400 Missile Systems The US

Raytheon Successfully Tested an Advanced Warhead for the New DeepStrike Missile

WALTHAM (BGM) - Raytheon Company successfully tested an advanced warhead for the new DeepStrike surface-to-surface missile, moving the weapon closer to its first flight test planned for later this year, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according Raytheon statement. Read more: A New Rifle Sight of Raytheon ELCAN Offers “a Much Clearer and Less

Boeing Has Received $164 Million Contract for F/A-18 Service Life Modification

ST.LOUIS (BM) - Boeing has received a one-year contract, which also includes a one-year option for 2020, to continue modernizing the U.S. Navy’s F/A-18 fleet under the Service Life Modification (SLM) program, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Boeing. The $164 million contract for FY19 funds the standup of a second SLM line in San Antonio,

Harris Corporation Showcase Its Pylon-Mounted Sonobuoy Dispenser Concept

SINGAPORE, (BulgarianMilitary.com) - Harris Corporation has taken the opportunity to showcase its pylon-mounted sonobuoy dispenser concept at the International Maritime Defence Exhibition & Conference (IMDEX) 2019 being held in Singapore from 14 to 16 May, for the first time in public, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Jane`s. The

America Wants Sanctions Against Turkey If It Buys the Russian S-400 System

WASHINGTON, the U.S. (BulgarianMilitary.com) - A group of US congressmen, representing the Democrats and Republicans, presented a resolution calling on several committees of the US House of Representatives for “full implementation of sanctions” against Turkey under the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA), and for

US Warned EU: The Restrictions on Non-EU Military Suppliers Are “Poison Pills”

WASHINGTON, the U.S. (BulgarianMilitary.com) - The United States is forcing the European Union to rethink its intention to create a European military alliance that would exclude the US companies from arms contracts and would undermine NATO. This is said in a letter from two under secretaries of the Pentagon, Ellen Lord and Andrea Thompson, to the

ISIS Still Poses a Significant Threat to Iraq and Syria

WASHINGTON, the U.S. (BulgarianMilitary.com) - ISIS still poses a significant threat to Iraq and Syria and to the wider world, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting the U.S. MoD. Providing a coalition operations update from Baghdad to reporters at the Pentagon via teleconference, British Army Maj. Gen. Chris Ghika said ISIS has “morphed into

The Bulgarian Military Police and the US National Guard Begin a Joint Exercise

NOVO SELO, Bulgaria (BulgarianMilitary.com) - The international exercise Beyond the Horizon 2019 of the Military Police Service will be held from today (May 13th) to May 16th, 2019 at Novo Selo Training Area. Servicemen and personnel from Bulgaria (Military Police Service and National Service for Protection), the National Guard of the United

The U.S. Multipurpose Grenade Launcher PSRL-1 is Copied from RPG-7 Expert Says

MOSCOW, the Russian Fedderation (BulgarianMilitary.com) - PSRL-1 multipurpose grenade launchers handed over by Washington to Kiev and tested by the Ukrainian national guard for the first time were copied from the Russian grenade launcher RPG-7, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according a source statement in the Russian defense industry.

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