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    Serial Purchases of MiG-35 Fighter Jet to Start in 2019 - UAC

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    Serial purchases of Russia's advanced MiG-35 (Fulcrum-F) multirole fighter under the state arms procurement program will begin in 2019, President of the United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) Yury Slyusar said Thursday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Slyusar added that a presentation of MiG-35 for potential foreign buyers will be held on January 27.

    "The aircraft is included in the state arms procurement program. Its serial purchases will begin in 2019," Slyusar said in a conference call with members of Russia's Military-Industrial Commission.

    The MiG-35 is a further development of the MiG-29M/M2 and MiG-29K/KUB fighter jets, featuring improved combat capability and flight performance characteristics.

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    fighter jet, MiG-35, MiG-29, Russian Military-Industrial Commission, United Aircraft Corporation (UAC)
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