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India awards Russia billion dollar MiG-29 upgrade

March 10, 2008

NEW DELHI (AFP) – India has awarded Russia a 965-million-dollar contract to upgrade its multi-role MiG-29 warplanes, officials said on Monday.

An Indian Air Force MIG-29 fighter. India has awarded Russia ...
An Indian Air Force MIG-29 fighter. India has awarded Russia a 965-million-dollar contract to upgrade its multi-role MiG-29 warplanes, officials said on Monday.(AFP/PIB/File)

The two post-Cold War allies Saturday signed the deal to extend the life of India’s fleet of 70 MiG-29 jets another 15 years from their current 25 years, an air force official said.

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