Laos—Air Force Receives Yak-130 Training Aircraft From Russia

Interfax-Military News Agency | 01/11/2019

The Laotian military has reportedly accepted delivery of training aircraft from Russia, reports Interfax-AVN (Russia). Laos received several Yak-130 jet trainers, an unnamed Russian source told the news agency on Thursday. Moscow has declined to comment on the report. The Yak-130 can be used to train fighter pilots, as well as for air and strike operations. Separately, the Russian Defense Ministry announced on Thursday that 30 Soviet-era T-34 tanks had been returned from Laos, where...
 

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