LONDON—Bulgaria’s Council of Ministers has given the green light to the procurement of F-16 Block 70s from the U.S. Although the decision, which is expected in the coming week, must still be approved by Sofia’s Parliament, the 2.1 billion Bulgarian lev ($1.25 billion) purchase of eight aircraft and a weapons package is likely to proceed.  The Parliament had previously capped the fighter purchase at 1.5 billion Bulgarian lev, but the restriction was later lifted. In ...


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