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10/11/2009

India could place a follow-up order for more RSK MiG-29K naval fighters after inducting its first four examples in India later this year. New Delhi took delivery of four aircraft - two MiG-29Ks and two MiG-29KUBs - in February and these were used to train Indian pilots in Russia. The first aircraft is likely to be delivered to the naval base in Goa in November, say industry sources. These are part of a 2004 order for 12 MiG-29Ks and four MiG-29KUB fighters that was incorporated into a deal for the aircraft carrier Admiral Gorshkov. The defence ministry is in talks with Russia for the purchase of an additional 29 MiG-29Ks, and this is being considered by an...

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