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Kazakhstan receives refurbed Su-25 ground attack aircraft

The first batch of refurbed Su-25 ground attack aircraft arrived in Kazakhstan from Belarus, said the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Last year, the “558 Aircraft Repair Plant” signed a contract to overhaul twelve Su-25 aircraft for Kazakhstan. At the beginning of 2018, another 3 Su-25 aircraft will arrive in the Kazakhstan Air Force after major repairs.

Nowadays “558 ARP” JSC proved to be a reliable partner in aircraft repair, upgrade and production of parts and components. Quality and reliability brand of the enterprise has gained wide recognition in over 30 countries of Europe, Asia, Middle East, South America and Africa.

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More: Kazakhstan’s Air Forces receives new C295 military transport aircraft

The Su-25 is a close-support aircraft, known by the Nato reporting name Frogfoot, is manufactured by the Sukhoi Design Bureau Joint Stock Company, based in Moscow, and the Novosibirsk Aircraft Production Association of Novosibirsk, Russia.

More: Ukraine hands over refurbished AN-26 to the National Guard of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Currently, the Kazakh Air Force has 12 Su-25 attack aircraft and two Su-25UBs, transferred from the Russian Air Force in the late 1990s.

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