The 116th Combat Training Center in Astrakhan should receive all 16 new MiG-29SMTs by the end of the year

Original taken from a colleagueeagle_rostin 116 pulp and paper industry in Astrakhan by the end of the year should receive all new Mig-29SMT

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The 116th Aviation Combat Aviation Center, based at the Volga airfield of the Astrakhan Region, according to preliminary data, will receive new MiG-29SMT fighter jets this year. Recall that last year the Russian Air Force in the Astrakhan region received the first link of the MiG-29SMT and MiG-29UBM. Until the end of 2016, under the contract of April 15, 2014, the pulp and paper industry should receive a total of 16 fighters.
One of the external differences available in the Air Force "Algerian" MiG-29SMT - built-in electronic warfare and coloring.
Also, the new fighters have seven weapon hangers, where you can place high-maneuverable R-73E air-to-air guided missiles with an infrared homing head.
“The dates of delivery of the fighters have not been disclosed yet,” the Astrakhan 24 television channel told the Russian Defense Ministry.

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