Modernizing The Ukrainian Air Force

Reuben F. Johnson | 08/09/2022

Ukraine’s aging MiG-29 fighter fleet has provided the core of its aerial Combat power in its fight against the Russian invaders. The jets have performed well but Kyiv has begun to seek more modern aircraft from its Western allies to bolster its capabilities against more advanced Russian jets. Above, a MiG-29UB combat trainer conducts a training flight from Lutsk Military Airfield in northwestern Ukraine in the summer of 2019. After nearly six months of war in Ukraine, the West is...

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