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MiGs to be modernised for Slovakia

THE SLOVAK Defence Ministry signed a contract with the Russian firm RSK MiG on the modernisation of 12 MiG-29 fighter jets.

The Slovak daily Pravda wrote that the Slovak army would pay up to $10 million (€250,000) from its own sources. Another $43 million (€1.1 million) will be deducted from Russia's debt to Slovakia.

Compiled by Martina Jurinová from press reports
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

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