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Bulgaria inches closer to buying more F-16s to replace Russian jets

Reuters 21 Sep 2022
SOFIA, Sept 21 (Reuters) - Bulgaria inched closer on Wednesday to buying a second batch ... With the first F-16 jets expected to be delivered to Bulgaria in 2025, the country is looking to lease other military aircraft to cover the expected gap and protect the country's airspace.

NATO air forces conduct joint flight “Thracian Viper” training over Bulgaria

Greek City Times 17 Aug 2022
Joint training “Thracian Viper” is underway over Bulgarian airspace, with jets from Bulgaria, Canada, Greece, Romania, and the United States improving their ability to work together on operations ... NATO air forces conduct joint flight "Thracian Viper" training over Bulgaria 3 ... Tags ... No Newer Articles. 0. 0. Gct August 17, 2022 ... You May Also Like ... SYRIZA ... .

Anadolu Agency's Morning Briefing - Aug. 7, 2022

Anadolu Agency 07 Aug 2022
Anadolu Agency is here with a rundown of the latest developments around the world ... 5 in Israeli airstrikes in the Gaza Strip ... Bulgaria entered into talks with Poland to repair its Russian-made MiG-29 jets ... .

Bulgaria to get 8 more F-16s from US

Anadolu Agency 27 Jul 2022
Bulgaria will buy eight more F-16s from the US, the country’s ... American defense firm Lockheed Martin has made an offer to provide Bulgaria with eight F-16 Block 70 fighter jets, according to Dragomir Zakov.

NATO member names condition for giving war planes to Ukraine

Russia Today 25 Jul 2022
Bratislava inherited a dozen MiG-29 jets from the Czechoslovak air force in the 1992 “velvet divorce” from Prague ... NATO has been pushing former Warsaw Pact members – mainly Poland, Bulgaria and Slovakia – still operating Soviet-designed jets to send them to Kiev as replacements for Ukrainian losses.

Bulgaria: Europe's Unlikely McDonnell Douglas MD-80 Hotspot

Simple Flying 25 Jul 2022
... Europe, Bulgaria is quite the hotspot for these five-abreast jets.

Cheapest European summer holiday destinations revealed

ITV 23 Jul 2022
British holidaymakers jetting off for the school summer break are likely to find the best prices in Bulgaria and Turkey. Sunny Beach, Bulgaria and Marmaris, Turkey are the joint-cheapest of 16 popular European resorts, according to Post Office Travel Money’s annual Family Holiday Report.

EU country cleared to donate MiG-29s to Ukraine

Russia Today 03 Jul 2022
The Czech Republic will patrol Slovakia’s airspace from September, allowing Bratislava to ship its fighter jets to Ukraine ... Read more US general wants fighter jets sent to Ukraine. Borrell’s plan never came to fruition, with Poland and Bulgaria – two other operators of Soviet jets – never sending their planes to Ukraine.

Keel Laid for Bulgarian Navy's New Patrol Ship

Ghana News Agency 18 Jun 2022
Speaking at the ceremony, President Radev said that Bulgaria has returned on the map of military shipbuilding ... The acquisition of the patrol ships is one of three key armed forces modernization projects in Bulgaria together with the purchase of F-16 jet fighters for the Air Force and armoured vehicles for the Land Forces.

NATO Boosts Forces in East to Deter Russian Menace

Balkan Insight 14 Jun 2022
For example, in Bulgaria, which has struggled to modernise its air force and acquire modern fighter jets, NATO allies have put an emphasis on that. To supplement Bulgaria’s aging fleet of Soviet-made MIG-29 jet interceptors, Spain has sent some of its Eurofighter Typhoons, the ...

Mystery plane flies over six NATO states

Sott 13 Jun 2022
Though fighter jets were scrambled to escort the fugitive plane, its crew was able to flee the scene and they remain unidentified ... in Bulgaria, according to European officials and media reports.

Mystery plane flies over 6 NATO states

Russia Today 11 Jun 2022
An anonymous aircraft spotted flying out of Lithuania was allowed to cross the airspace of several other NATO members unimpeded before landing in Bulgaria, an illegal flight still baffling aviation officials across the continent. Though fighter jets were scrambled to escort the ...

Russia-Ukraine war update: What you need to know right now | Mint

Live Mint 06 Jun 2022
Here is what you need to know about the crisis at the moment ... The scheduled visit by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov to Serbia on June 6-7 will be cancelled after Bulgaria, North Macedonia, and Montenegro refused to allow his jet to pass in their airspace, according to the Interfax news agency, citing an unnamed senior ministry official ... .

US general urges West to send fighter jets to Ukraine ‘as soon as possible'

Press TV 04 Jun 2022
A day earlier Baldwin told reporters that US military officials were working with Ukrainian counterparts on Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky’s request to the US and its allies for fighter jets to help fight the Russian war ... The US approved the sale of several F-16s to Bulgaria in April.

US general wants fighter jets sent to Ukraine

Russia Today 04 Jun 2022
Major General David Baldwin told American media outlet Politico on Friday that Soviet-designed jets, which Ukrainian pilots are familiar with, are the best choice in the short term ... Soviet-designed MiG fighter jets still make up part of the air forces of such NATO member states as Bulgaria, Poland and Slovakia.

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