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    The Russian Air Force and the Tactical Missile Weapons corporation signed on Friday a 6 billion ruble ($190 mln) contract for modern air-launched missiles, the force's commander said.

    ZHUKOVSKY, August 21 (RIA Novosti) - The Russian Air Force and the Tactical Missile Weapons corporation signed on Friday a 6 billion ruble ($190 mln) contract for modern air-launched missiles, the force's commander said.

    "In the next two years, the Russian Air Force will take delivery of an advanced missile complex, comprised of 14 different types of weapons," Col. Gen. Alexander Zelin said.

    The contract was signed at the ongoing MAKS-2009 air show just outside Moscow.

    Media reports said the new weapons would be installed on Sukhoi fighters.

     

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