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The Mikoyan MiG-29 is a twin-engine jet fighter aircraft designed in the Soviet Union. Developed by the Mikoyan design bureau as an air superiority fighter during the 1970s, the MiG-29, along with the larger Sukhoi Su-27, was developed to counter new U.S. fighters such as the McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle and the General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon. The MiG-29 entered service with the Soviet Air Forces in 1982.
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Defence Ministry approves proposal to procure 21 MIG-29, 12 Su-30 MKI jets for Rs 18,148 croreAddressing the long-felt need of the Indian Air Force to increase its fighter squadrons, 21 MIG-29 and 12 Su-30 MKI aircraft will be procured while existing 59 Mig-29 aircraft will be upgraded.
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Russia sends second batch of fighter jets to Syria: embassyRussia flew a batch of advanced MiG-29 fighter jets to Syria, Moscow's embassy in Damascus said, with Syrian pilots already using the planes to conduct missions within the country's airspace.
U.S. military says Russia flew 14 MiG 29s and Su-24s to LibyaRussian military personnel flew MiG 29 and SU-24 fighter planes to a Libyan airbase escorted by other Russian fighter jets, the U.S. military said on Wednesday, detailing a deployment of air power that..
'Thank you from the airwarriors': IAF thanks locals for help to pilot of crashed Mig-29 in Punjab's NawanshahrA Mig-29 fighter aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF) crashed at Chuharpur, a village near the border of Nawanshahr and Hoshiarpur districts.
Watch: Locals help pilot of crashed Mig-29 in Punjab's HoshiarpurA Mig-29 fighter aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF) crashed at Chuharpur, a village near the border of Nawanshahr and Hoshiarpur districts.
IAF Mig-29 crashes in Punjab's Nawanshahr, pilot ejects safely
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Iran launches rescue after military plane crashesAn Iranian MiG-29 fighter jet crashed in the northwest of the country on Wednesday, prompting a rescue operation for the pilot, state media quoted Iran's armed forces as saying.
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IAF plans to upgrade and make Sukhoi Su-30 MKIs more lethalIAF chief Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa expressed satisfaction with the modernisation and upgrade of the MiG-21, MiG-27 and MiG-29 fighters with Russia's help
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