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MSPO 2019: New IFVs top priority for Bulgaria's Land Forces inventory

20th August 2019 - 13:00 GMT | by Alexander Mladenov, Krassimir Grozev in Sofia


The Bulgarian Ministry of Defence (MoD) has commented that its request of new wheeled combat vehicles is one of the most important projects for recapitalisation of the country’s Land Forces inventory. 

On 5 August the country’s MoD forwarded an RfP to four pre-selected bidders in a tender set to deliver 90 8x8 wheeled IFVs - armed with a 30mm gun, a 7.62mm machine gun and anti-tank guided missiles. 

The tender has an allocated budget of BGN 1.464 billion ($830 million). 

In addition, the tender calls for 60 more support vehicles (equipped for reconnaissance, command and control, medical evacuation and other support roles),

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Alexander Mladenov


Alexander Mladenov

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

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Krassimir Grozev


Krassimir Grozev

Krassimir is a journalist based in Sofia, Bulgaria

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