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Bulgaria plans new radar project

11th January 2017 - 14:01 GMT | by Alexander Mladenov in Sofia


The Bulgarian Air Force (BuAF) plans to launch a new programme for long-range radar systems.

Commander-in-Chief, Maj Gen Tsanko Stoykov publicly announced that a project for six new radars with 3D capabilities and a high-level of automation, is in the list of the top BuAF priorities. 

Maj Gen Stoykov said that the project is in the evaluation stage, with the requirement estimated at six radars with associated infrastructure. During the first stage that will last until 2020 the BuAF will procure a batch of three new radars while the other will be procured by 2022.

The BuAF air surveillance network

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Alexander Mladenov


Alexander Mladenov

Alexander Mladenov is a Shephard correspondent based in Sofia, Bulgaria.

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