New regiment of naval aviation to get ten naval MiG-29Ks

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By the end of this year, Russian Aircraft Corporation “MiG” will deliver the final batch of 10 naval MiG-29K\KUB aircraft to the Russian naval aviation, thereby a new fighter regiment of the Northern Fleet will be completely formed, said publication “Vzlet” referring to the chief of naval aviation, Major General Igor Kozhin.

The contract on the delivery of 24 MiGs (20 single-pilot MiG-29Ks and four two-seater MiG-29KUBs) was signed by the Defense Ministry and RAC “MiG” in 2012.

Kozhin noted that the first flights of combatant pilots from board the heavy aircraft carrier “Admiral Kuznetsov” would begin soon.

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