Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Egypt started MiG-35 procurement negotiations with Russia

Egypt’s interest in acquiring the RAC MiG-35 has developed into negotiations with Russia to purchase 46 fighters in a deal which could be worth up to $2.2 billion.

According to Russian media reports, RAC MiG chief executive Sergei Korotkov says the company is ready to supply MiG-35s to Cairo. The model is the Russian air force’s latest-generation fighter, and is a successor to earlier versions of the MiG-29 series.

The Mikoyan MiG-35 (NATO reporting name: Fulcrum-F) is a further development of the MiG-29M/M2 and MiG-29K/KUB technology. It is classified as a 4++ generation jet fighter byMikoyan.


The first prototype was a modification of the aircraft that previously served as MiG-29M2 model demonstrator. 10 prototypes have been built so far and are currently subject to extensive field trials.

Whats more Egypt to buy Mistral warships originally built for Russia from France


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