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Spotted on satellite images in Libya, the fighters of the fourth generation MiG-29 and Mi-24 helicopters of the Russian production could be purchased UAE Belarus, writes The Drive, referring to distributed social networks materials.
In Belarus Security Blog initially expressed doubts about the reliability of such information, however, then noted that “we should not exclude the possibility of obtaining [a field Marshal of the Libyan national army Caliph] the Haftarot aircraft procured by a third party, such as the UAE, through the Belarusian arms traders and not necessarily in Belarus”.
“The pilots are private contractors and not official military personnel,” writes the blog.
Military expert Yuri Lyamin in an interview with “Moskovsky Komsomolets” called the three versions of the MiG-29 in Libya. The first is that fighters are indeed Russian, but in Libya the planes arrived from the air base Hamim in Syria. In the second version of the MiG-29 are Egyptian, and was sent to Libya for operations against Turkey. “And the third option is that these aircraft were purchased from the reserves of any country, the United Arab Emirates and then transferred to the Haftarot,” — said the expert.
In his opinion, the MiG-29 in Libya can be used, in particular, for the destruction of the Turkish drones.
In may, Ukrainian consulting Agency Defense Express, said that the Turkish attack drones Bayraktar TB2 staged a “real genocide” “advertised” anti-aircraft missile and gun complexes (zrpk) “Shell-S1” Russian production.
Then the Turkish Anadolu news Agency reported the destruction of Libya in nine developing Russian production.
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