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Serbia is buying six Russian MiGs

Serbia is buying six Russian MiGs

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Serbia is buying six Russian fighter aircraft of type MiG-29, prime minister Aleksandar Vucic said Monday. He goes this week to Moscow to sign the contract.

The devices are already in the next three months delivered, said Vucic.

The Serbian air force already has four revised copies of this model. The country is also engaged in the acquisition of a luchtafweersysteem.

Vucic spent the vliegtuigorder in Russia indirectly, in connection with the purchase of attack helicopters by the neighboring country of Croatia. The NATO-member state, arguing for the aircraft for a value of 220 million dollars, but 30 million to pay, he claimed.

Also the price of the MiGs is below the market value, but not as much as that for the helicopters for Croatia, said Vucic. A amount called however, he is not.

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