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In the Russian aircraft Corporation “MiG” warned the Ukrainian colleagues about the negative consequences if you attempt to alter the MiG-29 attack aircraft. About the Agency RIA Novosti said the Department of information policy and public communication of the Corporation.
“The rate of reaction of Ukrainian designers on the new requirements for modern aviation technology pales in comparison to their creativity. World’s leading aircraft companies are working on maximum versatility, the MIC chose the alternative path of development is to make a good fighter with a mediocre ground attack,” said the company.
On 8 February the Ukrainian edition “Business capital”, wrote that at the Lviv aircraft repair plant is thinking about the modernization of the MiG-29 under assault tasks. In particular, engineers plan to hang on the fighter, not only unguided weapons and guided weapons and guided missiles “air–surface”, and guided bombs.
The MiG-29 multi-role fighter of the fourth generation, was first commissioned in the USSR in 1983 and is still in service, remaining reasonably effective fighting machine. According to open sources, the Ukrainian air force has 37 of these fighters.
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