On 11/22/2022 at the Central Military Club in Sofia, the Bulgarian Institute of Defense together with AFCEA section Sofia organized an annual conference entitled "Modernization of the armament and equipment of the Bulgarian Army. Restart.”
The conference participants were welcomed by the Minister of Defense Dimitar Stoyanov, who made an introduction on the main issues of project implementation, Mrs. Susan Lawrence - President of AFCEA International, Eric Schtaudacher - General Director of AFCEA Europe and the Minister of Economy Nikola Stoyanov.
A presentation on the topic "Scientific research and projects for the modernization of the armed forces of the Republic of Bulgaria" was presented by Colonel Associate Professor D.Sc. Borislav Genov - Director of the Bulgarian Defense Institute "Professor Tsvetan Lazarov".
The moderator of the session "Modernization of the armament and equipment of the Land Forces" was Col. Associate Professor Dr. Nikolay Stoyanov - Deputy Director of the Bulgarian Defense Institute "Professor Tsvetan Lazarov".
Innovative techniques and technologies from leading organizations and companies were presented, divided into 2 panel sessions: "Modernization of armaments and techniques of the Air Force" and Modernization of armaments and techniques of the Ground Forces.
The conference ended with interesting discussions and concluding remarks regarding the future work on the modernization of the armaments and equipment of the Bulgarian Army.