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Defense Ministers of Bulgaria and Spain at an Inspection at Graf Ignatievo Air Base

The Ministers of Defense of Bulgaria and Spain arrived at Graf Ignatievo Air Base today. They will inspect the joint airspace guard performed by MiG-29 and Eurofighter Typhoon fighters.

The crews of 4 Eurofighter Typhoon fighters and another 130 members of the Spanish contingent are already based and certified in Bulgaria for these tasks.

New Turkish provocations – 43 violations in the Aegean

The Turks in the Aegean are mounting extreme provocations in order to irritate the Air Force and the Greek air defense in general.

It is characteristic that on Tuesday 2 Turkish UAV's proceeded with 41 violations out of the total of 43 recorded, according to the data of the Hellenic Armed Forces General Staff.

Spain is Sending 130 Servicemen and 4 Eurofighters to help Bulgaria protect its Airspace

The Air Force of the Kingdom of Spain will relocate 130 servicemen and 4 Eurofighter EF-2000 Typhoon II aircraft to Bulgaria. They will perform tasks on enhanced airspace protection together with the Bulgarian Air Force until March 31, 2022, the Ministry of Defense announced. The first Spanish fighters are expected to land at Graf Ignatievo Air Base by the end of the week.

Bulgaria will Receive the latest Training Simulators for the F-16 Fighters

Bulgaria will receive training simulators for F-16 fighters for training pilots for national and NATO missions from the manufacturer Lockheed Martin. Bulgaria is among the first countries to receive F-16 Block 70 fighters and will have simulators with the latest technical configuration.