Russia beat China to Myanmar sell 20 F-10 MiG 29 fighters
The article said that the Russian MiG-29 fighters with the F-10 fighter defeated China to win military contracts
Myanmar LONDON Dec. 24, 2009: According to Agence France-Presse reported on 23, Russia has signed a contract to sell 20 MiG-29 Burmese fighters. It is well known Rosoboronexport affairs sources, the contract was signed in a few weeks ago, worth nearly 400 million euros.
reported that the current sanctions by Western countries, Myanmar still from China, India and Russia to obtain a stable supply of arms. According to sources in the deal, Russia defeated China, which plans to “very favorable conditions” for sale in Myanmar and the FC-1 J-10 fighters.
alleged, Myanmar in the 1990s, purchased from China worth nearly 20 billion dollars in military aircraft. Reported that Russia sold to Myanmar in 2001 of 12 MiG-29 fighters.
According to Russian business daily said the deal between Russia and Myanmar are “from Algeria in 2007 to give a similar transaction, which received the largest aircraft in a single business.”
2007, Algeria worth 987 million euros to give up purchase of 34 MiG-29 fighters, as Alfonso found this aircraft a good quality one might expect, also in 2008 received aircraft returned to Russia. (Compilation; Spring)