Royal Air Force

NATO Fighter ‘Tracked Serbian Plane in Russian Airspace’, Vucic Claims

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic on Thursday night said Russian air traffic control had told him that a NATO fighter jet tracked an Air Serbia passenger plane within Russian airspace on Wednesday near the Latvian border.

Making it clear he accepted the Russian claim, Vucic said Serbia would seek additional information from Russia and from NATO.

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.

Joint Security of Bulgarian Airspace by the Bulgarian and Spanish Air Forces Begins Tomorrow

The implementation of joint tasks on enhanced airspace protection (Air Policing) by the Bulgarian and Spanish Air Forces begins with an official ceremony on Thursday. This was announced by the press center of the Ministry of Defense.

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.

Boris Johnson Prepares Planes for Bulgaria and an Elite Ship in the Black Sea

The British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will announce today that his country is proposing to strengthen NATO's eastern flank, including sending Typhoon fighter jets to patrol the airspace of Bulgaria and Romania. They will operate from Cyprus, where there are two British airbases.