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Bulgaria
 
Latest update: February 2019
 
 
Abbr.: Order and inventory status information: Abbr.: Order and inventory status information:
       
Order. No. of aircraft ordered. WFU No. of aircraft Withdrawn From Use.
Opt. No. of aircraft options. Sold No. of aircraft sold to another country.
Opp. No. of possible aircraft sales. Oth. D. No. of aircraft bought from another country.
Canc. No. of aircraft ordered cancelled. LS↓ No. of aircraft leased from another country.
Del. No. of aircraft delivered. LS ↑ No. of aircraft leased to another country.
On Or. No. of aircraft to be delivered. Act. No. of aircraft operational.
W/O No. of aircraft Written Off (crashed).    
       
Lease: When the no. of aircraft LS↓ and LS ↑ are equal the leased aircraft have been returned to the owner.
 
Order and production overview - aircraft detailed
 
Aircraft Aircraft type Order. Opt. Opp. Canc. Del. On Or. W/O WFU Sold Oth.D. LS↓ LS ↑ Act.
F-16 F-16V     8     0             0
Mig-29 MiG-29A 18       18 0 1 5         12
  MiG-29UB 4       4 0 1           3
Su-25 Su-25K 36       36 0 1 20 5       10
  Su-25UBK 4       4 0             4
An-2 An-2 2       2 0   2         0
  An-2M 1       1 0   1         0
An-26 An-26 5       5 0   3 2       0
An-30 An-30 1       1 0             1
C-27 C-27J 3       3 0   3         0
L-410 L-410UVP 8       8 0   7         1
PC-12 PC-12 1       1 0             1
L-39 L-39ZA 36       36 0 1 18 11       6
PC-9 PC-9M 6       6 0             6
AS532 AS532AL 12       12 0             12
AS565 AS565MB 3       3 0 1           2
Bell 206 Bell 206B 3       3 0             3
  Bell 206B3 3       3 0             3
Bell 430 Bell 430 1       1 0     1       0
Mi-8 Mi-8P 1       1 0   1         0
  Mi-8PS 1       1 0     1       0
  Mi-8T 6       6 0 1 5         0
Mi-14 Mi-14PL 12       12 0   12         0
Mi-17 Mi-17 26       26 0 2 12 10       2
Mi-24 Mi-24D 38       38 0 1 20 17       0
  Mi-24V 6       6 0   4         2
Total   237   8   237 0 9 113 47       68
 
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Bulgarian Air Force, Navy aircraft currently in service and procurements

F-16V

Bulgaria selected the Lockheed Martin F-16V to replace its current fleet of Mig-29s.

L-410-UVP

One aircraft returned to service in 2019.