MiG-29 Pilot Valentin Terziev, Posthumously Awarded Order of St. George
The military pilot Valentin Terziev, who died during exercise with his MiG-29 fighter, was posthumously promoted to the rank of "lieutenant colonel", Ministry of Defense announced.
By order of the Minister. Terziev was awarded the Order of St. George First Degree for officers.
Serbian Ministry of Defense reacted: We did not shoot down the Bulgarian MiG-29
The MiG-29 crashed on June 9 during joint military exercises with Serbia in the Black Sea, while the pilot was killed. The cause of the crash has not yet been determined.
Ministry of Shipping: The new equipment of the Hellenic Ship Control Center is in operation
On June 10, the new equipment of the Hellenic Mission Control Center (GRMCC) was put into operation for participation in the new system for receiving and distributing alarms, based on medium earth orbit satellites (Medium Earth Orbit Satellites for Search and Rescue / MEOSAR), as announced by the Ministry of Shipping and Island Policy.
Based on Vučić's order, more than 15.000 soldiers got "alerted" this morning PHOTO
"Based on the directive of the Supreme Commander of the Serbian Army and the President of the Republic, Aleksandar Vui, a check of the combat readiness of the commands, units and institutions of the Serbian Army began early this morning," it was stated at the beginning of the press release.
Atlantic Council of Bulgaria Demands Suspension of All MiG-29 Repaired by Russians
The Atlantic Council of Bulgaria demanded the suspension of all MiG-29 aircraft flights repaired by the Russian Aircraft Building Corporation and the immediate launch of a detailed quality check of the MiG-29 repairs carried out by a team of experts from NATO countries and Alliance partner countries.
Breaking News on Lost Bulgarian Mig-29 Fighter Jet - Pilot's Life Jacket Found
The life jacket of the pilot of the lost fighter was found in the sea today at about 10 o'clock, BNT reported.
The search for him continues. It involves forces and assets from the Navy, the Joint Special Operations Command, the Border Police and the Air Force.
Bulgaria: Combat Aircraft Crashed During Shabla 21 Military Exercise
A MiG aircraft has crashed into the sea off Shabla during the Shabla 2021 military exercises, confirmed for BNR Rear Admiral Kiril Mihaylov, Commander of the Navy.
Bulgaria’s Air Force One Has New Executive Director
As of today Bulgaria's Special Purpose Aviation Operator (SAO), which is the country's counterpart of Air Force One, has a new executive director.
Georgi Todorov, caretaker Minister of Transport, reported the replacement.
The new director is Zlatko Zlatev. He is a pilot, he has also worked in the air force 1, but he has been head of Krumovo Air Base for several.
US to Turn Romanian Airbase into NATO Black Sea Hub
The US Air Force will this month start awarding contracts for construction work to upgrade the Campia Turzii base, enabling it to support heavy cargo aircraft and host fighter jets, boosting NATO's capacities in the Black Sea area.
Pilot of crashed aircraft to be transferred to Bucharest Military Hospital for treatment, recovery
Squadron leader Andrei Criste, who managed to eject himself on Tuesday from a crashing plane in Mures County, is in stable condition, and in the evening he will be flown by an Air Force aircraft to the Bucharest Central Military Hospital for specialist treatment and recovery.