Procurement: July 3, 2002


Yemen tool delivery of the first batch of new MiG-29 Fulcrum fighter jets on 26 June, under an agreement signed with Moscow several years ago. An unknown number of new aircraft joined the five Yemenite MiG-29s already at Sanaa air base, where they were commissioned by President Ali Abdullah Saleh. According to Rosoboroneksport sources, Yemen will shell out $120 million for the planes, training of flight and technical personnel and the creation of the service base. - Adam Geibel


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