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Israeli company Elbit Systems has received from the Jerusalem documents authorizing the modernization of the Ukrainian fighters of the fourth generation MiG-29. This information was confirmed in a Defense Express, a Ukrainian defense Ministry.
Consulting Agency reports that the documentation spelled out the peculiarities of interaction between Ukrainian and Israeli sides in the programme, in particular the issues of compatibility of various systems of the fighter and responsible for their integration.
Defense Express writes that the improvements “make a quantum leap in increasing the combat capabilities of the MiG-29”. The fighter will get a new onboard radar and weapon control system.
In June, the Agency wrote that many owners of MiG-29 fighters, in particular Bulgaria, unsuccessfully trying to sell them, purchasing a new aircraft, but did not find the right buyers.
In may, Ukrainian modernized MiG-29МУ2 conducted a training firing guided missiles Kh-29 on ground targets on the range Powers in the Volyn region. The corresponding video was posted on Facebook.
In February 2018 in the Russian aircraft Corporation “MiG” warned the Ukrainian colleagues about the negative consequences if you attempt to alter the MiG-29 attack aircraft.
Video, photo All from Russia.