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Four Yak-130 operational trainers should be delivered to Belarus in 2015
Russian Aviaton » Tuesday October 15, 2013 09:32 MSK

Four Yak-130 operational trainers should be delivered to Belarus in 2015, BELTA reports with reference to the Commander-in-Chief of the air forces and air defense forces of Belarus, Major General Oleg Dvigalev.

"Such vehicles help improve the quality of personnel training and they may also be used for meteorological reconnaissance because they have lower fuel-consumption. These jets are also suitable for airborne alert missions", - Oleg Dvigalev explained.

The contract between the Ministry of Defense of Belarus and Irkut Corporation for delivery of four Yak-130 operational trainers was signed on December 18th 2012 in Minsk in the network of implementation of an agreement for development of military-technical cooperation between Russia and Belarus.

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