Friday, 23 February 2018

At NATO, Plenković Says Fighter Jets Decision Will Be Made Soon

ZAGREB, February 23, 2018 - Prime Minister Andrej Plenković said in Brussels on Thursday that decision on the procurement of combat jets would be made in the next few weeks. The process is nearing its end, we have examined all the bids that have arrived and in the next few weeks the decision will be announced, Plenković told a press conference after meeting with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg.

Monday, 5 February 2018

Defence Ministry Wants Ukraine to Replace 4 Defective MiG 21 Jets

ZAGREB, February 5, 2018 - Croatia's Defence Ministry (MORH) on Monday reported that in the matter of 4 MiG 21 fighter jets bought from Ukraine that were grounded for safety reasons, Minister Damir Krstičević, wishing in good faith to resolve the issue, has sent his Ukraine counterpart a proposal that the four jets be replaced with ones that have a state guarantee and that are in order.

Thursday, 1 February 2018

“Decision on Acquisition of Fighter Jets to be Made Very Soon”

ZAGREB, February 1, 2018 - Defence Minister Damir Krstičević said on Wednesday that a decision on the purchase of multipurpose fighter aircraft would be made very soon.

Saturday, 27 January 2018

PM Denies that Decision on Israeli Fighter Jets Acquisition Has Been Made

ZAGREB, January 27, 2018 - Prime Minister Andrej Plenković said on Friday that the procedure for the evaluation of bids for the procurement of fighter jets for Croatia's Air Force was under way, and added that this topic was on the agenda of his talks in Davos not only with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu but also with his Greek counterpart Alexsis Tsipras as well as with Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Loefven in mid-November.

Sunday, 7 January 2018

Combat Aircraft Acquisition Delayed

The final decision was supposed to be made by the end of last year.

Tuesday, 28 November 2017

Israel Offers Croatia Mixed F-16 Fleet?

Under pressure from competition from Sweden, Israel has reportedly improved its combat aircraft offer to Croatia.

Monday, 20 November 2017

Swedish Gripen and Israeli F-16 Top Candidates for New Fighter Aircraft

The final decision will be made soon.

Monday, 23 October 2017

Croatian Army Concludes One of Largest Military Exercises in Recent Years

The primary element of the exercise was the navy.

Tuesday, 27 June 2017

Croatia Buying New Fighter Aircraft

The first aircraft should arrive in the summer of 2020.

Thursday, 11 May 2017

Croatian Pilots Begin Training on US Helicopters

Croatia has recently received Kiowa Warrior helicopters.

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