Minister of Defence Dimitar Stoyanov issued an order prohibiting servicemen from using alcohol and drugs while on duty , "including during classes, drills, exercises, missions and operations". If found in non-compliance, offenders will be removed from..
The Bulgarian Army could soon acquire 150 "Patria" armored combat vehicles after the government approved a memorandum between Bulgaria and Finland on April 21st. The document was proposed 2 years ago by Helsinki, but the procedure was delayed due..
Today at 11.00 in front of the Monument of the Unknown Soldier in Sofia the traditional Epiphany Blessing of the battle flags of the Bulgarian Army takes place. The ritual will be attended by the Minister of Defense Krassimir Karakachanov, the Ministry..
The Bulgarian Commission for Consumer Protection has rejected the request of Ukrainian company Ukrainmash for stopping the public procurement procedure for maintenance of the MiG-29 fighter jets of the Bulgarian Air Force. This decision allows..
The Bulgarian National Assembly has adopted the 2016 Status Report on Bulgarian Defense and Armed Forces. The main conclusion of the document is that the Bulgarian Armed Forces are able to fulfill their tasks on missions stemming from constitutional..
The government has approved and proposed to the National Assembly to accept the report on the state of the Bulgarian Defense and the Armed Forces report for the past year, the press service of the Cabinet announced. The main conclusion of the report..
As a result of consistent policy conducted by Bulgarian Minister of Defense Nikolay Nenchev regarding the Air Force in this country, an agreement for the supply of 10 engines for MiG-29 aircraft was signed on November 9, it has been reported. Four out of..
Bulgaria will spend some 600 million euros for buying machinery and equipment, including maintenance, Bulgarian Minister of Defense Nikolay Nenchev has announced. According to him, the realization of the investment project will replace part of the..
The Bulgarian Army is in critical need for technological rearmament and modernization, said President and Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces Rossen Plevneliev. According to the head of state, this is the only way for Bulgaria to ensure its security...
Additional material incentives are needed for those who serve in the Bulgarian Army, Chief of Defense Gen. Constantin Popov has said in Varna quoted by BTA. He has added that he jointly with the commanders of different army services has submitted a..