Deal Signed with Poland to Repair Bulgarian Fighter Aircraft

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Sofia, August 28 (BTA) – Bulgarian Defence Minister Nikolay Nenchev and Polish National Defence Minister Tomasz Siemoniak on Friday signed a Defence Cooperation Agreement and a Letter of Intent on Armament Cooperation. In the Letter of Intent, the sides reaffirm their willingness to cooperate in maintaining, repairing and upgrading MiG-29 fighter aircraft of the Bulgarian Air Force and to expand their cooperation and expertise exchange concerning the maintenance of other current and future armament. The Defence Cooperation Agreement sets a framework for cooperation in the field of defence and military relations between Bulgaria and Poland in areas of mutual interest. According to an information note released during the signing ceremony, Poland can provide a full range of services to maintain the operational fitness and airworthiness of Bulgarian MiG-29 planes and modernize them in keeping with the highest technological standards and NATO requirements. More…Defence_Poland