Archive for December 12th, 2017

Bulgaria to pay $49 million to RSK MiG for overhaul of 15 MiG-29s

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Bulgaria has agreed to pay RSK MiG $49 million for the overhaul and maintenance of 15 MiG-29s, data from the website of the Public Procurement Agency show.

New Jersey Air National Guard trains with Bulgarian air force at Thracian Star 150713-Z-YH452-100
By Master Sgt. Andrew Moseley (https://www.dvidshub.net/image/2070605) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Angola takes delivery of Su-30K

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Apparently, the Su-30Ks ordered by Angola has been delivered to the country. The exact number of aircraft and arrival date is unknown.

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Source: vk.com/military_aircraft

Germany says Eurofighter is preferred over F-35 in Tornado replacement

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The German Defense Ministry said in a letter to a lawmaker that the Eurofighter is the preferred choice to replace the Tornado fighter-bomber.

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Tim Felce [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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Tu-95MS bombers have left Indonesia

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TASS reports that the two Tu-95MS bombers that landed in Indonesia have return back to their base in the Amur region on Dec. 9. The return trip was 10 hours-long and the bombers were refueled in mid-air over the Sea of Okhotsk by Il-78 tankers.


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