Poland to replace Russia as Bulgaria’s jet servicer

In Polish News

The Bulgarian and Polish defense ministers signed a letter of intent in Sofia setting the terms for the modernization and maintenance of the Bulgarian Air Force’s MiG 29 fighters in Poland.

Poland_to_service_Bulgarian_MIG29_planes

The fighter jets were originally supposed to be maintained by Russia’s RSK MiG company based on an agreement made back in March this year. However, due to the recent political climate, the Bulgarian Ministry of Defense decided not to implement the agreement in a bid not to become dependent on Russia. A deal with the Polish government was negotiated instead.

Bulgaria’s fighter jet fleet consists of 16 MiG planes out of which only 4 are in a good condition. According to the letter of intent the planes will be serviced in Wojskowych Zakładach Lotniczych nr 2 in Bydgoszcz and nr 4 in Warsaw.

Image: Wiki Commons

You may also read!

Speedway: Orzeł Łódź – Stal Rzeszów 21.05.2017 (Photos)

Speedway team Orzeł Łódź is back on the winning lane as this afternoon, they defeated Stal Rzeszów by 53:37

Read More...

Volleyball: Success in first test. Poland – Belgium 3:2 (Photos)

The Polish women’s national volleyball team mastered their first test ahead of the 2nd qualifying round for the 2018

Read More...

Kaja Grobelna signs with Grot Budowlani Łódź for 2017 / 18 Orlen Liga season

Volleyball club Grot Budowlani Łódź confirmed that they have signed Kaja Grobelna for the 2017 / 18 Orlen Liga

Read More...

Leave a reply:

Your email address will not be published.

Time limit is exhausted. Please reload the CAPTCHA.

Mobile Sliding Menu