Bulgarian Air Force

Successful flight of the first Slovakian F-16 Block 70 fighter jet

Successful flight of the first Slovakian F-16 Block 70 fighter jet

First Slovakian F-16 Block 70 Lockheed Martin announced the successful flight of the first Slovakian F-16 Block 70. The flight… Read More

5 months ago

Bulgaria to buy a second batch of eight new F-16 Block 70 fighter jets

It would be the second batch acquired by Bulgaria, which contracted to buy eight multi-role F-16 Block 70 aircraft in… Read More

1 year ago

31st Fighter Wing F-16s Conduct Joint Training with Bulgarian Air Force MiG-29s

31st Fighter Wing F-16s deployed to Graf Ignatievo Air Base, Bulgaria to conduct “hot pit” refueling and participate in the… Read More

4 years ago

Bulgarian President Vetoed F-16V Deal

The Bulgarian president Rumen Radev vetoed the F-16V deal after a lengthy debate in parliament on Jul. 19, that revealed… Read More

5 years ago

Now it’s official: Bulgarian Air Force buys F-16Vs

The F-16Vs – Bulgaria's biggest military procurement since the fall of Communism – will be used to replace its ageing… Read More

5 years ago

US State Department approves the sale of eight F-16 Vipers to Bulgaria

Since the F-16 Vipers are intended to replace Bulgarian Air Force's MiG-29s, they could be assigned to 3.IAB, based at… Read More

5 years ago

Bulgarian Air Force may switch to Typhoon or Gripen because of F-16V’s high price

“They must offer prices similar to that offered to other countries, for example, Slovakia,” Krasimir Karakachanov, Bulgarian Defense minister. In… Read More

5 years ago

U.S. AIR NATIONAL GUARD F-15Cs TO TRAIN WITH BULGARIAN AIR FORCE MiG-29s DURING EXERCISE THRACIAN EAGLE

“We named the exercise ‘Thracian Eagle’ because we’re located in the Thracian valley and the Eagle is for the visiting… Read More

7 years ago