air force

Bulgaria Reaches Deal with U.S. to Buy F-16 Aircraft

NATO member Bulgaria has reached a deal with the United States to buy eight new F-16 fighter jets for its air force at a price of $1.256 billion, it said on Wednesday, reports Yahoo News. 

The Balkan country, which is also a member of the European Union, is looking to replace its ageing Soviet-made MiG-29s and improve compliance with NATO standards.

On the Day of Courage, President Radev Congratulated the Bulgarians who have Risen Against Iniquity and Stagnation

In his speech before the start of the military parade on May 6 - the day of courage and celebration of the Bulgarian Army, President and High Commander-in-Chief Rumen Radev today congratulated the courage of all Bulgarians who "fight for the truth, against iniquity and stagnation and defend democracy. "

Helicopters and Military Planes will Fly at a Low Altitude above Sofia

In the next three days, in connection with the preparation and holding of the military parade on the occasion of the celebration of the Bulgarian Army Day and the Feast of the Bulgarian Army, helicopters and airplanes of the Air Force (Air Force) of the Republic of Bulgaria will perform flights flying at a low altitude above Knyaz Alexander I Square.

Turkey says it will use S-400 missiles to ‘shield’ the Aegean as well

Ankara is digging in its heels on the procurement of super-advanced Russian S-400 surface-to-air missile systems and has declared that it is determined to go ahead with the receipt of the first batch in July and that the system will be used to shield the Aegean and several other areas.