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Bulgarian PM favors US F-16 fighters to replace aging fleet

Bulgarian premier Boyko Borisov on Friday said he favored the purchase of US F-16 fighter jets to replace its aging fleet of Soviet-designed MiG-29s. A...

Bulgaria’s arms exports top 1.2 billion euros in 2017

Bulgaria's booming arms trade continued to grow in 2017 with arms and ammunitions exports topping 1.2 billion euros ($1.4 billion), an official report showed...

F-35s forward deploy to Bulgaria

Two F-35A Lightning IIs and about 20 supporting Airmen arrived at Graf Ignatievo Air Base April 28 from Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England. The F-35As...

USAF 5th-Generation Fighter Jets Arrive in Bulgaria

Two U.S. F-35 Lightning II aircraft and about 20 supporting airmen arrived in Bulgaria today from Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, as part of...
MiG-29 fighter aircraft

Bulgaria, US Air Forces Commence Joint Air Policing

The United States and Bulgarian air forces will conduct the first ever joint NATO air policing mission in Bulgaria, Sept. 9-16. The air policing mission...
F-15J fighter aircraft

USAF to Augment Air Policing Over Bulgaria, Demonstrating Allied Solidarity

The US Air Force and the Bulgarian Air Force will jointly conduct air policing to protect Bulgarian airspace starting on 9 September 2016. Two...
M1A2 Abrams tank unloads from a C-17

US to Position Tanks, Arms In 7 European Nations

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Tuesday the U.S. will pre-position about 250 tanks, Bradley infantry fighting vehicles and self-propelled howitzers in eastern and...

Abrams tanks head to Bulgaria

The first of two M1A2 Abrams Main Battle Tanks is headed to Bulgaria to continue and expand the multi-dimensional multinational Operation Atlantic Resolve training...

US Air Force Deploys F-15s to Bulgaria

More than 180 Airmen from Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, and 12 F-15C Eagles flew to Graf Ignatievo Air Base, near Plovdiv, Bulgaria, to...

Bulgaria, NATO allies hold Black Sea drills

Bulgaria was hosting joint navy drills with fellow NATO members in the Black Sea on Friday, as the United States tries to reassure...