Bulgarian Border Police, Navy to Hold Joint Training in Burgas Bay
Bulgarian border police and navy will hold a joint training in the bay of Burgas on Sunday.
Bulgarian Interior Minister Rumyana Bachvarova and Defence Minister Nikolay Nenchev are expected to attend the training which is scheduled to begin at 12 o'clock (EET).
US Navy seizes Iranian weapons bound for Yemen rebels
U.S. naval forces in the Arabian Sea seized a shipment of weapons that the United States believes was sent from Iran and was bound for the Houthi rebels in Yemen, the Navy said April 4.
The patrol ship USS Sirocco intercepted and seized the shipment hidden aboard a small dhow on March 28.
Watch how Israel’s commandos are being prepared for possible terrorist attacks
The Israeli Navy conducted a major training exercise off the coast of Eilat in the Red Sea simulating several possible scenarios of terrorist attacks.
Some of the scenarios the navy has been prepared for include the hijacking of a civilian vessel by terrorists, the violation of Israeli waters and a terrorist attack on a navy ship, according to jns.org.
Bulgaria Earmarks EUR 419 M to Acquire Two Naval Patrol Ships
A project to acquire two multi-purpose patrol ships with modular design for the Bulgarian Naval Force will cost BGN 820 M (EUR 419 M), the country's Defence Minister Nikolay Nenchev has said.
Bulgaria to Spend EUR 1.24 B to Acquire New Fighter Jets, Patrol Ships
Bulgaria will spend about BGN 2.42 B (EUR 1.24 B) to keep airborne its MiG-29s fighter jets and acquire new warplanes as well as patrol ships under a defence procurement investment plan approved by the government, the Defence Ministry said on Wednesday.
The cabinet approved the three investment projects earlier on Wednesday.
Bulgaria's Defence Council to Meet over Proposed Acquisition of New Warplane
The defence council to Bulgaria's defence ministry is expected to meet on Tuesday to review the draft project for acquisition of a new warplane for the needs of the country's air force.
This was announced by Bulgarian Defence Minister Nikolay Nenchev during a press conference on Monday.
Carnage in Ankara - by whom and why?
This is the second time in the past five months that Turkey's capital has been hit by terrorist carnage. The first one was in October 2015, when Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) suicide bombers killed 101 civilians in front of the main train station. On Feb.
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Navy helicopter crash – One body found
The wreckage from the missing helicopter of Hellenic Navy was found at the islet of Kinaros on Thursday morning which had been missing since 2:45 am.
The two pilots and the radar operator who were on the helicopter have been officially declared missing. However, shortly after 11:00 authorities found one body.
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Greece agrees on NATO migration patrols in Aegean Sea
There is no official statement issued by the Ministry of Defense in order to announce the decisions taken at today’s NATO meeting.
However, ANA-MPA news agency citing a government source reported that Greece welcomed NATO’s involvement in dealing with refugee and migration flows as long as the country’s sovereignty is respected.
Turkish fighters violate Greek airspace flying over Imia
Two Turkish fighters violated Greek airspace flying over Kalolimnos while Greek Minister of Defence Panos Kammenos was also flying over Imia in order to commemorate the three heroes of the Navy who lost their lives 20 years ago during the Imia crisis.