Malaysia took delivery Friday of the first four of a planned 18 MiG-29 fighters, marking the beginning of what Russian officials contended would be a string of sales in Southeast Asia. Russia signed the roughly $600 million deal with Malaysia nearly a year ago after months of haggling, agreeing to supply 16 single-seat MiG- 29s and two carrier-capable two-seaters, as well as help setting up a technical service center and facilities to build components and maintain the aircraft ...
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