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    Latin American States Express Interest in Russia's Yak-130, Yak-152 Aircraft

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    Several countries of the Latin American region have expressed interest in purchase of Russia's Yak-130 and Yak-152 aircraft, the head of the sales department of the United Aircraft Corportaion (UAC) said Wednesday.

    RIO DE JANEIRO (Brazil) (Sputnik) — He added that representatives of several states of the region had also expressed interest in Yak-152 trainer aircraft.

    "An active marketing of Yak-130 is being conducted across the Latin American market. There is an interest [fronm the customers] and applications, there are even programs, which are under development with several countries in the region," Dmitry Vypryazhkin told reporters at the Latin American Defense and Security International Exhibition (LAAD) in Brazil.

    The LAAD is the biennial defense exhibition held in Brazil since 2017. The LAAD-2017 is held in the city of Rio de Janeiro on April 4-7. Some 200 official delegations from 30 countries are taking part in the event.


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