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Azerbaijan to modernize MiG-25 foxbats included in Air Forces’s inventory

[ 04 February 2014 16:52 ]

Baku. Rashad Suleymanov – APA. Azerbaijan will modernize Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-25 (NATO codename Foxbat) military aircrafts included in the inventory of the Air Forces.

APA reports quoting military forces that the modernization program of disused military aircrafts will be implemented at the Aircraft Repair Plant of Azerbaijan.

Internal and external construction of MiG-25 gives opportunities for any modernization works.

Aircraft Repair Plant of Azerbaijan has implemented several modernization projects of MiG-25 foxbats so far. The Plant’s last project was related with the modernization of MiG-25 foxbats of Algeria Air Forces.

According to the information of international centers, Azerbaijani Air Forces’s inventory includes 10 modified items of MiG-25 foxbats, 6 of MiG-25PD and 4 of MiG-25RB.

According to the UN reports, Azerbaijan purchased 8 items of MiG-25 foxbats from Kazakhstan in 1993.