Airborne Retrofit & Modernization Highlights – 7/3/17 Edition

by Matthew Beres, Airborne Retrofit & Modernization Analyst, Forecast International.

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With MRCA Project Stalled, Royal Malaysian Air Force Plans MiG-29 Upgrade

by Dan Darling, International Military Markets Analyst, Forecast International.

MiG-29

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The Royal Malaysian Air Force plans to hold on to its fleet of MiG-29N Fulcrums a bit longer.

The MiG-29s form part of the RMAF’s mixed combat aircraft fleet, which also includes Boeing F/A-18D Hornets and Sukhoi Su-30MKMs. The Fulcrums are the oldest of the RMAF’s jet fighters, having been delivered in 1995 (the Hornets mostly arrived in 1997, while the Su-30s were delivered between 2006 and 2010).

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