Building a NATO Multinational Battlegroup in Bulgaria (VIDEO) – Novinite.com – Sofia News Agency

The Bulgarian and US Armies are hard at work setting up a new NATO multinational battlegroup. After Russia’s brutal invasion of Ukraine in February 2022, Allies agreed to strengthen the existing NATO battlegroups in the Baltic states and in Poland, and to establish four new multinational battlegroups in Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania and Slovakia to reinforce Allied deterrence and Read more…

The Special Forces of 3 Balkan Countries Demonstrated their Skills during Balkan Spirit – 2022 – Novinite.com – Sofia News Agency

@Minisry of Defense Military personnel from the Special Forces of Bulgaria, Greece and Romania demonstrated joint techniques, tactics and procedures during the final stage of the trilateral joint training “Balkan Spirit – 2022″. It was held at the Training and Exercise Complex “Tsrancha” yesterday, September 1. From August 22 to September 2, 2022, Bulgaria hosted Read more…

NATO’s Multinational Battlegroup in Bulgaria completes its Biggest Exercise yet (VIDEO) – Novinite.com – Sofia News Agency

NATO’s multinational battlegroup in Bulgaria completed Exercise Platinum Lion 22, passing an important milestone as it moves towards achieving full operational capability. The battlegroup currently consists of the Bulgarian Army’s 42nd Mechanised Battalion and a mechanised infantry company from the US Army’s 3rd Armoured Brigade Combat Team. Soldiers from the British Army’s Royal Irish Regiment worked alongside Read more…

American Planes will be Involved in the Protection of the Bulgarian Sky – Novinite.com – Sofia News Agency

Bulgarian Defense Minister Dragomir Zakov said at the “Tsrancha” training complex that during his visit to the United States he had held talks with the Pentagon to include American planes in Bulgaria‘s joint air guard. “We held talks on the possibilities for ‘Air Policing’ in Bulgaria, on the possibility of providing aircraft between the MiG-29 and F-16 Block Read more…

Chief of Defense: 700-800 soldiers from Italy are Coming to Bulgaria for NATO’s Battle Group – Novinite.com – Sofia News Agency

“Between 700 and 800 soldiers from Italy will arrive in Bulgaria to participate in the NATO Multinational Battle Group on our territory.” This was announced by Bulgaria’s Chief of Defense Admiral Emil Eftimov in an interview with the Bulgarian National Television. “Since the beginning of the war in Ukraine, our naval forces have been closely monitoring the Black Sea,” he explained. “After the Read more…

900 NATO Troops to be Deployed to Bulgaria – American, British and Italian Soldiers – Novinite.com – Sofia News Agency

Bulgaria expects American, British and Italian soldiers to join the Bulgarian battalion under NATO. On Saturday, a joint briefing between Prime Minister Kirill Petkov and US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin revealed that the United States will provide a Stryker company. Yesterday, from Brussels, Prime Minister Kiril Petkov announced that Read more…

Defense Ministers of Bulgaria and Spain at an Inspection at Graf Ignatievo Air Base – Novinite.com – Sofia News Agency

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 Typhoonfighters. The crews of 4 Eurofighter Typhoon fighters and another 130 members of the Spanish contingent are already based and certified in Bulgaria Read more…