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Bulgaria Initiates Overhaul of MiG-29 Engines Amidst Transition to F-16 Block 70

This decision to overhaul the MiG-29 engines follows a strategic imperative to enhance combat readiness and align operational capabilities with the impending induction of the F-16 Block 70 aircraft into Bulgaria's aerial arsenal

Bulgaria: 8 Advanced F-16 Fighters Set to Arrive in 2025

Admiral Eftimov provided insights into the meticulous preparation behind this initiative, revealing plans for a total of 16 aircraft and the comprehensive training of 32 airmen in the United States

Bulgarian MIG-29’s to retire in 2023

At the end of 2023, the Bulgarian MIG-29 fighter jets that have been defending the skies for the past three decades will be retired. This is the final year that these combat aircraft from the Soviet Union will be employed to protect the borders of Bulgaria

NATO Multinational group reach full operational capacity

Diplomat Baiba Brace revealed that the NATO multinational force in Bulgaria, organised a few days after Russia began an invasion of Ukraine, has reached its maximum operating capacity

Bulgaria: Poland agrees to repair 6 MIG-29 engines, ensuring them functional till 2023

Defense Minister Dimitar Stoyanov responded to a parliamentary question by saying that the ministry is looking for a long-term solution to keep running Soviet MIG-29 and MIG-29 UB aircraft because they were set to retire in 2023, leaving Bulgarian airspace undefended. Bulgarian airspace currently depends on MIG-29 jet fighters built in the Soviet Union

After F-16, Bulgaria looks for 10 Swedish Gripens to secure their Aerospace

While the new US F-16 programme is expected to deliver eight F-16 fighter jets by 2027, Bulgaria is looking for a temporary fighter solution to protect their air space currently guarded by Soviet-made MIG-29s operational until 2023 only

Bulgaria approves another deal for eight F-16s from U.S costs $1.3 billion

The caretaker government of Bulgaria decided to buy eight more F-16 fighter jets from the U.S., which cost a total amount of $1.3 billion. It is expected to be delivered in 2027. Bulgaria will have a total of sixteen f-16 fighters of the latest block 70/72 modification, as they purchased eight F-16s before scheduled to be delivered in 2023

Captain Velinov is Bulgaria’s first F-16 pilot

The European nation has got its first-ever F-16 fighter pilot - Captain Alexander Velinov.

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UBEC to facilitate resilience of selected coastal assets: Ernest Hilaire

Ernest Hilaire – Deputy Prime Minister of Saint Lucia participated in the launch ceremony of the UBEC project” that would strengthen the environment of a blue economy and, the resilience of selected coastal assets across Saint Lucia, Grenada, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.
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Bulgaria and Romania Celebrate Schengen Accession with ‘Schengen Check’ at Balchik Airport

This groundbreaking event, titled "Schengen Check," represents the first of its kind on Bulgarian soil, symbolizing a new era of cooperation and connectivity between the two nations

Bulgarian Expatriates Flock to Invest in Homeland Properties

Many Bulgarians living and working abroad are seizing the opportunity to invest in properties within their homeland. Whether for eventual relocation, securing a home for their children, or purely as a financial venture, the allure of Bulgaria's real estate market is undeniable

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Shocking Trend: Nipple Thefts in Thailand Linked to Breast Surgeries

Uncover the shocking news of nipple thefts in Thailand amid the surge in breast surgeries. A cautionary alert for those considering cosmetic procedures abroad. Stay informed, stay vigilant

Bulgaria witnesses red aurora lights, the rarest of a rare phenomenon

Bulgaria observes an unusual red glow in the skies believed to be red Aurora lights. The rare phenomenon causes multicoloured lights to dance in the sky. The red and magenta colours were the most dominant