Ministry of Defence

Mandatory Military Service Reconsidered in Croatia Amid Regional Changes

Croatia is actively exploring the possibility of reintroducing mandatory military service, signaling a potential shift in the country's security strategy. Veterans Minister Tomo Medved disclosed that the proposal is in its early stages, with a concrete plan for training young individuals yet to be presented.

US Recognizes Bulgaria's Vital Role as Ally Amid Regional Security Challenges

The United States considers Bulgaria a crucial ally, recognizing its exceptionally important role in light of the prevailing security conditions in the region, stated Minister of Defence Todor Tagarev in an interview on Bulgarian National TV's Panorama program following his recent visit to Washington.

A meeting was called; Thousands dead

The Ministry of Defense stated that Russian air defenses shot down 12 missiles.
Ukrainian forces repelled eight Russian attacks on the left bank of the Dnieper and 44 in the direction of Bakhmut, Avdeyevka, Marin and Zaporizhzhia, the General Staff of the Armed Forces announced, adding that artillery strikes were also carried out towards Kherson.

Defence Minister Highlights Bulgaria's Growing Defence Industry Relevance

At the 19th National Innovation Forum, Defense Minister Todor Tagarev emphasized the significant transformation in Bulgaria's defense industry. Once perceived as outdated, it now holds considerable importance due to the ongoing conflicts near Bulgaria's borders.

Vucevic attends display of new arms, military equipment at Nikinci

RUMA - Serbian Deputy PM and Defence Minister Milos Vucevic on Tuesday attended a display of new arms and military equipment and devices that are in the final stage of testing before being included in the Serbian Armed Forces' arsenal.

The display took place at the Nikinci centre for testing new arms and military equipment.

Serbian MoD, Jugoimport-SDPR sign arms deals worth around 13.5 bln dinars

BELGRADE - Serbian Defence Minister Milos Vucevic on Thursday attended the signing of five contracts between the Ministry of Defence and Jugoimport-SDPR on acquisition and modernisation of 92 complex combat platforms worth a total of approx. 13.5 bln dinars for the Serbian Armed Forces.