The indirect involvement of the Turkish and Russian military in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict continues, with the two countries constantly trying to compete for the supply of weapons to Baku or Yerevan.
BulgarianMilitary.com received information from a local source in Yerevan that the Russian military had begun transferring its fighters to Yerevan to help Armenia. The source claims that he has so far filmed at least three Russian MiG-29s.
Nearly three years ago, a framework agreement was signed between Bulgaria and Russia for the repair of 15 MiG-29 fighters worth a total of nearly $ 48 million, but Russia is delaying their repairs, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
Bulgaria, while waiting for its own F-16 fighters, will host such machines from the USA, Romania and Greece as part of the Thracian Viper 2020 exercises, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Polish news agency Defence 24.
According to reports from the Russian aeronautical information portal Avia Pro, Iraq is considering the acquisition of several Russian-made MiG-29 fighters, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing the Italian news agency AnalisiDifese.
The front-line fighter MiG-29 of the Libyan National Army was shot down over Libya, a Russian-speaking pilot was sitting in it, on September 8, the Fighterbomber channel posted a video on YouTube, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
The smuggling of parts of military aircraft from Russia to North Korea, worth a total of 72.2 million rubles (about $ 1.1 million), was thwarted by the FSB and the equipment was returned to the Ministry of Defense.
Several media informed last week that in the vicinity of Sirte in Libya, two MiG-29 fighters destroyed Turkish Hawk anti-aircraft batteries in the last days of July 2020.
The Israeli military could able to get access to the MiG-29 fighter secret systems and will allow them to develop the most effective measures in the fight against these combat aircraft, which are in service with Russia, Syria, Egypt and other countries
The Israeli company Elbit Systems received documents from Jerusalem authorizing the modernization of Ukrainian fourth-generation MiG-29 fighters, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Defense Express.
By 2026, the Indian company Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd should develop a twin-engine jet carrier-based fighter to supplement or even replace the Russian MiG-29K in the Indian Navy. According to the Defense Aviation Post, the fleet plans to purchase 57 aircraft.
The Indian Ministry of Defense has approved the purchase of 21 MiG-29 fighters from the Russian Federation to strengthen the country's air force’s combat readiness, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
The conflict between New Delhi and Beijing over the Himalayan stretch claimed by both countries is forcing India to acquire new fighters, as we reported yesterday. It is known that New Delhi plans to acquire 21 MiG-29 fighters and several Su-30.
The Indian Air Force intends to acquire from Russia 21 multi-purpose fourth-generation supersonic fighter Mig-29, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing a sources from the Indian military sphere.
Bulgarian Minister of Defense Krasimir Karakachanov said that it is planned to sell MiG-29 fighters after arming F-16 Block 70 multi-role aircraft, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Polish news agency Defence 24.
The Syrian army received a second batch of advanced MiG-29 fighters from Russia, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing the Russian embassy in Syria statement. The exact number of aircraft was not indicated there.
Perhaps there is no greater rivalry in the air between these two fighters - the American F-16 and the Russian MiG-29. When we talk about them, we have the feeling that they cannot really exist without each other.
The Syrian military command announced its readiness to use the modernized MiG-29 fighters to protect airspace over the eastern part of the Mediterranean Sea, including to attack Israeli fighters.
At the moment, the fact for which purpose this was done remains unknown. However, according to some reports, it's not about Russian Air Forces fighters at all, it's about repaired, and probably modernized Syrian fighters.
The American magazine The National Interest called the F-16 the most “successful” light multi-role fighter, which has long “stuck in the belt” of a competitor - the MiG-29, learned BulgarianMilitary.