Eurofighters from the air force of the Kingdom of Spain will arrive in Bulgaria to perform air policing duties in a joint mission with Bulgaria’s air force, caretaker Minister of Defence Dimitar Stoyanov said. He specified that there will be..
“There is a risk of Bulgaria’s air force being incapable of carrying combat duty,” said caretaker Defence Minister Dimitar Stoyanov as he presented his team. “The MIG-29 aircraft will be fit for action until mid-2023. Negotiations are underway..
The visit of United States Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin to Bulgaria is extremely emblematic, Bulgaria’s Minister of Defense Dragomir Zakov said for the BNR. In his words, the visit proves the strong commitment of the United States to NATO’s..
The joint air policing has long been planned, but there is no direct threat to Bulgaria, Minister of Defense Dragomir Zakov said. The three Dutch F-35 fighter aircraft will perform standard surveillance missions in Bulgaria, said Minister Zakov...
“It looks obvious that Russia will win this war, but it will be hard-pressed to win peace. You cannot win with aggression,” said Bulgarian President Rumen Radev after the meeting of the Bucharest 9 (the Eastern European NATO members – Poland,..
On 19 May NATO air policing jets from Romania, Bulgaria and Turkey were launched due to Russian air activity close to NATO airspace, the NATO Allied Air Command writes on Facebook . They intercepted and escorted two Tu-22M3 Russian strategic..
Four Eurofighter Typhoon combat aircraft of the Italian air force have landed at Graf Ignatievo air base to take part in the air policing of Bulgaria’s national airspace, alongside Bulgarian air force MiG-29 fighters. Crews from the two..
“For around one week USA will join the air policing mission over Bulgaria," said Bulgarian Defence Minister Nikolay Nenchev. “At its sitting today the Council of Ministers made a decision for joint air policing with USA from September 9 to 16. This..