How America Bought Russian MiG-29 Fighter Jets

How America Bought Russian MiG-29 Fighter Jets When the Soviet Union collapsed in late 1991, the newly independent states within its former domain inherited enormous stockpiles of weapons the Red Army left behind. One of the most interesting cases involved the air force of the…

India’s MiG 29 finally gets the much needed upgrade, more lethal and ferocious now

The Indian Air Force’s MiG-29, which has a good operational record, has gained in strength and ferocity after the recent upgrade, giving IAF, which is facing a shortage of fighter aircraft, a much-needed shot in the arm. The Russian origin aircraft is now capable of…

India’s Upgraded MiG-29 Fighter To Have Increased Flying Time

India’s Upgraded MiG-29 Fighter To Have Increased Flying Time The duration of sorties of MiG-29 combat aircraft of Indian Air Force (IAF) is set to increase soon. Air Commodore Samir Borade, commanding officer of the IAF Station Ozar in Nashik, told reporters on Friday that…

Is China’s ‘F-16’ Now Obsolete?

Is China’s ‘F-16’ Now Obsolete? In the 1990s, China introduced its answer to the MiG-29 and F-16. The J-10 was a light single-seat multirole aircraft meant to replace older J-7 and J-8 aircraft as the bulk of forces a possible adversary would meet. When China…

Russia’s Mig-29 Fighter: Moscow’s Worst Combat Jet of All-Time?

Russia’s Mig-29 Fighter: Moscow’s Worst Combat Jet of All-Time? The MiG-29 is one of the world’s most prolific fighter jets. It currently serves in both NATO and CIS air forces. It’s the fifth most common combat aircraft in the world, even the current president of…

Russia’s Mig-29 Fighter: Moscow’s Worst Combat Jet of All-Time? – YouTube

This video shows you that Russia’s Mig-29 Fighter: Moscow’s Worst Combat Jet of All-Time? The MiG-29 is one of the world’s most prolific fighter jets. It currently serves in both NATO and CIS air forces. It’s the fifth most common combat aircraft in the world,…

Ukrainian MiG 29 fighter jet upgraded with GNSS navigation

Ukrainian Lviv Aircraft Repair Plant is upgrading the country’s MIG-29 fighter jets with domestically developed GNSS-assisted navigation capability, reports defenseworld.net. GNSS data will be viewed on a 8-inch, highly informative Cockpit display alongside the map of the terrain being overflown, target data and weapons parameters….

Here’s how Russia’s MiG 29 fighter jet compares to the F A 18 Hornet

In the late 1980s and early 1990s, the MiG-29 Fulcrum and the F/A-18 Hornet had plenty of opportunities to go head-to-head. There was the ever-present possibility of the Cold War turning hot, a potential meeting during Desert Storm, and again, an opportunity to clash over…