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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Dhaka to Buy MiGs




DHAKA, Bangladesh -- Bangladesh will buy eight MiG-29 combat aircraft for $115 million from Russia, the official BSS news agency reported.


Air force chief Air Vice-Marshal Jamaluddin Ahmed and Vladimir Vypryazhkin, leader of a visiting Russian delegation, signed the contract Monday, the agency quoted the defense forces public relations office as saying.


The total cost of the MiG-29s, including tools and spares, was $115 million, BSS reported late Monday. It did not say when the planes would be delivered nor gave any other details.