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Bulgaria will buy new fighter jets

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According to the following source
http://bit.ly/2euN7cG

Bulgaria will choice new Saab Gripens or second hand Eurofighters and F-16s to replace part of Mig-29 fleet.
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Re: Bulgaria will buy new fighter jets

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Thunder wrote:According to the following source
http://www.blogbeforeflight.it/2016/11/ ... -2017.html

Bulgaria will choice new Saab Gripens or second hand Eurofighters and F-16s to replace part of Mig-29 fleet.
And which country would like to sell their Eurofighter/Typhoon? Haven't heard any such rumours..... :o
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Bennie wrote:
Thunder wrote:According to the following source
http://www.blogbeforeflight.it/2016/11/ ... -2017.htmlBulgaria will choice new Saab Gripens or second hand Eurofighters and F-16s to replace part of Mig-29 fleet.
And which country would like to sell their Eurofighter/Typhoon? Haven't heard any such rumours..... :o
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Spain also want to use only part of the ordered EF2000 (I believe 54 of the 73 ordered)
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Canberra TT.18 wrote:Spain also want to use only part of the ordered EF2000 (I believe 54 of the 73 ordered)
Germany will not take up 37 of their aircraft.
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Yes.
But the 37 German ones are not ordered/build as part of tranche 3B.
The Spanish ons are build as part of tranche 1, 2, 3A.

Other thing is that the EF2000s is much more expensive to operate than the Gripen or F--16.

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That's something I was also wondering about. Can they afford flying Typhoons? Even for Austria they are almost too expensive to fly.
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what about ex Norwegian F-16's?
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The Italians offered early versions of their Typhoons to Bulgaria or Romania before so that might be a candidate!

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EFA is too expensive I think, the choice will be between Gripen or F-16.
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