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The 46th meeting of the Рanel "Information Systems and Technologies" (IST Panel) of the NATO Science and Technology Organization of (NATO STO) was held from 12 to 16 October, 2020. Due to COVID-19 complicated situation it took place entirely online. During the meeting were discussed issues about the new information and communication technologies, developed to support the Alliance.

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On September 30, 2020, the Defence Institute started  its participation in the XIV International Defence Equipment and Services Exhibition "Hemus 2020 - Defence, Antiterterrorism, Security". Traditionally, it holds in the International Fair Plovdiv under the Ministry of Defense and the Ministry of Economy patronage.

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Н. Пр. г-жа Херо Мустафа и полк. д-р Димитър Кирков

On August 13, 2020, the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the United States in Bulgaria, Her Excellency Herro Mustafa visited the Professor Tsvetan Lazarov Bulgarian Defense Institute. She was welcomed by the director, Colonel PhD Dimitar Kirkov.

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Участие на Института по отбрана в проекти от Националната програма „Европейски научни мрежи" на МОН

Тhe European Scientific Networks National Program of the Ministry of Education and Science was approved by a decision No 557/06.08.2020  on the Council of Ministers. The Defense Institute is one of the thirteen Bulgarian organizations, received high praise in the last three competition sessions of "Twinning" and the only military scientific organization in the defense field. It is the coordinator of one of the approved projects and participates in another project of the National program with budget of over 12.6 million BGN for the period 2020 to 2022.

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Тържественото връчване на дипломата на полк. доц. д-р Николай Стоянов

On July 29, 2020, the solemn service of the diplomas of the officers of the "Dobrudzhanski - 2020" - I round, was held  at the "G. S. Rakovski" National Defense College. The military officers successfully completed the specialty "Strategic Management of Defense and the Armed Forces".

The topmost student is Colonel Assoc. Prof. Nikolay Stoyanov, PhD – Deputy Director of the Bulgarian Defense Institute, with a excellent grade - 6.00.
We wish him health, personal happiness and professional success!


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