NEW DELHI — Russia has begun delivering upgraded MiG-29 fighters to the Indian air force (IAF), with the first three traveling aboard an An-124 transport aircraft. The aircraft were due to arrive Dec. 11. The IAF has awarded the MiG corporation a $900 million contract to upgrade all of its 69 operational MiG-29s. These upgrades include a new avionics kit, with the N-109 radar being replaced by a Phazatron Zhuk-M radar. The upgrades also include improved beyond-visual-range ...
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