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Russia Ready to Supply MiG-35 Jets to Egypt – Manufacturer

Russian Aircraft Corporation MiG is ready to supply MiG-35fighter jets to Egypt should the country request them, MiG head Sergei Korotkov said at the Aero India-2015 exposition Friday. “If Egypt decides to buy our jets, we will be pleased to prepare them and supply them. If they intend to hold talks with us, we will negotiate with them,” Korotkov said, adding that the […]

JF-17 Presses On After News of Egypt’s Plans

News that Egypt may acquire the UAE’s Mirage fighters is likely to scupper Pakistan’s hopes of selling the JF-17, especially since Cairo is also reportedly negotiating for 20 Rafale fighters, and shown interest in the MiG-35. However, brisk development of the JF-17 continues alongside sales efforts. Kaiser Tufail, former Pakistani air commodore, said the UAE’s […]

Russia Making Major Push Into Mideast Market

Following a decade of “near-absence” in the Middle East, Russia is once again asserting itself as it looks to sell arms to former Soviet-era clients while breaking into the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) market. “Moscow’s policies again have become markedly more active,” said Dimitry Trenin, director of the Carnegie Moscow Center. “During his presidency, Vladimir […]

Israel Casts Doubt on Egyptian MiG-35 Discussions

Israeli intelligence experts have expressed doubts about the viability of ongoing negotiations for a possible sale of Russian RAC MiG-35 fighters to Egypt. Speaking in late September, RAC MiG general director Sergei Korotkov said he was planning to travel to Egypt in October for talks on a proposed deal. Egyptian military personnel visited the MiG-35 […]

Russia, Egypt to Discuss MiG-35 Fighter Jets Deal in October: Agency

Russia plans to hold talks in Egypt next month over the latter’s planned purchase of MiG-35 fighter jets, reported Russian news agency ITAR-TASS on Monday. “They [Egyptian representatives] visited our corporation. We hope that we will be invited to technical talks next month,” Director-General of Russia’s Aircraft Corporation MiG Sergei Korotkov said. The deal, which […]

Is Israel About to Lose Its Edge in the Air?

In a September 2 letter to Congress, Secretary of State John Kerry insisted that Washington would ensure Israel’s Qualitative Military Edge (QME) in the wake of the Iran nuclear deal. The letter highlighted items the Obama administration has provided Israel, including the delivery of Jerusalem’s first F-35 stealth fighters slated for next year. But expectations […]