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Algeria buys Russian fighters for 2 billion dollars


Algeria liked the Russian fighters and he buys them.

The Russian news and news publication Vedomosti reports that Algerian authorities have reached an agreement with the Russian side on the acquisition of 30 fighter jets for a total amount of 2 billion dollars. The contract was signed as part of the MAKS-2019 International Aerospace Salon.

At the moment, it is known that we are talking about the purchase of 16 Russian Su-30MKI fighters and 14 MiG-29 fighters - the Algerian air forces are already well acquainted with those and other.

“It is about ordering 16 Su-30MKI fighters (A) and 14 MiG-29M / M2 fighters. He also noted that the purchase of heavy Sukhoi was due to the need to expand the Algerian Air Force fleet with aircraft of this type (in all, 2007 units were purchased earlier from 58), and the MiG-29M / M2 are considered as a partial replacement for physically and morally obsolete MiG-29 Soviet-made, delivered to Algeria from Belarus and Ukraine at the beginning of the 2000’s. ”- reports the publication "Vedomosti".

It is noteworthy that this information has not yet received official confirmation - representatives of Rosoboronexport and the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation do not comment on the information.

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