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Ukrainian military get modernized MiG-29 fighters

The MiG-29MU1 version of the aircraft features improved electronics - specifically, the upgraded radiolocation station and the in-flight integrated satellite navigation system
16:04, 1 August 2018

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Ukrainian military received modified Mikoyan MIG-29MU1 fighter aircraft. The aircraft will reinforce the defense capability of Ukrainian army already in one of the military units, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko claimed this on Facebook.

‘Mikoyan MIG-29, as well as Sukhoi SU-27, are the main combat aircraft of Ukrainian Armed Forces. More powerful radar station and onboard radio-navigation systems integrated into satellite navigation were installed on the plane,’ Poroshenko claimed.

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It is stated that Lviv State Aircraft Repair Plant jointly with other enterprises of the State concern Ukroboronprom upgraded the aircraft.

MIG-29MU1 can speed up to 2450 km/h. Air to air missiles, 30mm automatic cannon, bombs and rockets were installed to conduct small and middle range air combat, and to destroy ground targets.

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The aircraft is also equipped with sophisticated electronic warfare system, which is designed for an individual protection of the aircraft from surface-to-air missiles and other combat aircraft.

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