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Russia Reinforces Armenian Base With Overhauled MiG-29 Fighter Jets

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07:40 05/03/2014
Tags: Erebuni, MiG-29, Russia

MOSCOW, March 4 (RIA Novosti) – Russia has strengthened its airbase in Armenia with a batch of overhauled MiG-29 fighter jets, a military official said Tuesday.

Russia’s 3624th Air Base at the Erebuni airport in Yerevan previously hosted at least 16 MiG-29 Fulcrum fighter jets operating under the framework of air defense agreements concluded between the members of the Commonwealth of Independent States.

“A batch of fourth-generation MiG-29 multirole fighter jets has been put in service with the Russian airbase at Eerebuni after an extensive overhaul,” a spokesman for the Southern Military District, Col. Igor Gorbul, said without specifying the number of aircraft.

The Erebuni air base is part of Russia’s 102nd military base in Gyumri, near Armenia’s border with Turkey.

The Russian military said in January that in addition to fighter jets the Erebuni base will soon host a helicopter squadron armed with at least 18 attack and military transport choppers.

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  • Wulfrano Ruiz SainzWW3
    11:15, 06/03/2014
    I don't think Russia, Europe, the USA, would start WW3 just because a few stupid goons ousted the President of Ukraine.

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