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Ex-Belarus MiG-29s bolster Serbian Air Force

12th May 2021 - 13:44 GMT | by Alexander Mladenov, Krassimir Grozev in Sofia


A MiG-29 is loaded onto a cargo aircraft before delivery from Belarus to Serbia. (Photo: 558 ARZ)

Serbia is receiving MiG-29s from Belarus while the Balkan country also upgrades its existing fleet of seven single-seater MiG-29s.

Serbia has received its first pair of modernised MiG-29 fighters from Belarus, with two more to follow under a February 2019 government-to-government deal.

The two Soviet-era aircraft, built in the so-called 9-13 configuration, were cycled through a general overhaul and airframe life extension before Belarus-based MRO company 558 ARZ delivered ...

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