Last week there was information that a tender was announced for the supply of 6 engines for the Bulgarian MiG-29.
According to bourgas.ru, last week information appeared that a tender was announced for the supply of 6 engines for the Bulgarian MiG-29. Reports the portal of the Ministry of Defense of Bulgaria.
The public order was published almost a week ago.Its cost is 26.4 million leva, including VAT.
The deadline for submitting proposals is the end of April.2023 was to be the last MiG-29 used for air defense. But the ministry allowed to extend their resource.
And at the moment it is not clear who will deliver the so-called. replacement fighter until the arrival of the new F-16 in 2025.So far, Bulgaria has found only one MiG-29 engine, from Poland.
The Defense Ministry has been trying to find alternative repair and maintenance options for the MiG-29 fighter jets in order to continue flying, Acting Defense Minister Dimitar Stoyanov explained in February.
However, soon the Bulgarian Air Force will not be able to carry out combat duty, and the protection of our airspace will have to be taken over by the allied state, ”Stoyanov explained then.
Source : bourgas.ru