History of Estonia 2
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History of Estonia

Estonia’s history begins in the early Middle Ages with mutual looting between Estonia and Sweden and Denmark. Later in the Middle Ages, Estonia was attacked by Russians, Danes and Germans alike, and the country gradually became a popular area for crusades. The Germans ruled most of Estonia from the 13th century. In the 16th century, […]

Bulgaria joined NATO in 2004
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Bulgaria’s Defense

Bulgaria joined NATO in 2004. General military service was abolished in 2008. The total personnel force for Bulgaria’s armed forces is 31,300 active personnel, with a reserve of 3,000 personnel (2018, IISS). Army The army has a workforce of 16,300 active personnel. Materials include 90 tanks of a T-72, 160 armored vehicles, 120 armored personnel […]

Bosnia and Herzegovina Army
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Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Defense

Bosnia-Herzegovina joined NATO’s Partnership for Peace in 2006, and has negotiated NATO membership since 2009. General military service was abolished in 2006. Personnel for Bosnia-Herzegovina’s armed forces is 10,500 active personnel, including 800 personnel in an air component (2018 , IISS). In accordance with the Dayton Agreement of 1995, the Federation of Muslims and Croats […]