RAC MiG Signs Agreement To Supply Modern Avionics For MiG 29, MiG-35

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RAC MiG Signs Agreement To Supply Modern Avionics For MiG 29, MiG-35
RAC MiG Signs Agreement To Supply Modern Avionics For MiG 29, MiG-35

JSC Russian Aircraft Corporation MiG (composed of the KLA) today announced it has signed an agreement with Russian entities for the supply of modern avionics for multirole fighters MiG-29K/KUB MiG-29M/M2 and MiG- 35.

The total value of the deal is estimated at $115 million and the validity of the contract lasts until 2020.

Under the agreement, the entities will provide  RAC MiG with ground support facilities , including installations for charging air, nitrogen , oxygen , as well as hydro and gidrostendy that produces Moscow Design and Production Complex "Universal" , circuit breakers ( AZRKG ) for on-board electrical warplanes fire alarm systems IP - 5mg -1 " D " , complex machines WDR 200VU for monitoring the main sources of direct current , hydraulic filters, oxygen plants , gearboxes and also blocks B8M - 1 - starting devices for aircraft rockets, the press released said.

In addition, crews MiG-29K/KUB , MiG-29M/M2 and MiG- 35 will receive the latest oxygen masks KM- 34D Series 2 and KM -35M , which is 15% lighter than the previous generation systems .

MiG will provide supply equipment for the six holding companies. Among them : the manufacturer a wide range of ground support aircraft of various classes PBMC "Universal" , a developer of innovative systems and power supply system’s Ufa aggregate production association ( UAPO ) , a manufacturer of gas turbine engines and auxiliary turbines Ufa aggregate enterprise "Hydraulics" ( ALM "Hydraulics" ) , as well as Russia's leading design and manufacture of chassis for various aircraft types.

General Director of RAC MiG Sergei Korotkov said that long-term contract with the company "will provide a rhythmic release of fighters MiG”.

“This is particularly important in light of our plans to increase the production of new aircraft for the state defense order and export,” he said.

“This is the first long-term contract as a holding company with a comprehensive centralized provider RAC MiG. Earlier contracts were separate entities within “Aviation” and the term of only one year - said the CEO of the holding “Aviation “Maxim Kuzyuk. - This is the key to successful development of a stable business relationship between the holding and our partners, as well as allows more uniform load capacity of our businesses."

(MiG press release translated from Russian by Defenseworld.net staff.)

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