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Air Force Receives Yak-130 Training Aircraft From Russia

January 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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