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Vietnam orders Yak-130 combat training jets
« on: January 31, 2020, 04:45:10 PM »
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https://www.janes.com/article/87484/lima-2019-irkut-closes-in-on-yak-130-opportunities-in-southeast-asia

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LIMA 2019: Irkut closes in on Yak-130 opportunities in Southeast Asia
27 March 2019

Russian aerospace group Irkut has outlined additional export opportunities in Southeast Asia for its Yakovlev Yak-130 'Mitten' advanced jet trainer/light-attack aircraft.

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Irkut also identified Vietnam as another possible customer. "We are working with our friends in Vietnam, which is a long-term partner of Russia," said an Irkut official.


Russia’s Irkut Corporation delivered an initial four Yak-130 trainer/light attack aircraft to Laos in late 2018 (one of which is pictured here). Source: Irkut

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Re: Vietnam orders Yak-130 combat training jets
« Reply #1 on: January 31, 2020, 04:46:53 PM »
Vietnam orders Yak-130 combat training jets | Air Recognition - 30 January 2020 10:05
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Vietnam has signed a $ 350 million deal to purchase a dozen combat training aircraft from Russia. The Russian aircraft manufacturer Yakovlev won the contract for the new training jet for the Vietnamese air force with its Yak-130. The deal was finalized late last year, but has just been formalized.

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With this purchase, Vietnam will become the sixth country to import the Yak-130.