Russia reinforces base in Armenia with modernised aircraft - agencies | Reuters

Russia reinforces base in Armenia with modernised aircraft - agencies
| Reuters

MOSCOW Russia has reinforced its military base in Armenia with fourth-generation fighter jets and a modernised helicopter, Russian news agencies cited the Russian military as saying on Saturday.

Four MiG-29 fighters and one Mi-8MT helicopter will serve at the base near Armenia's capital city of Yerevan, Interfax reported. They will start making test flights in March, it said.


(Reporting by Alexander Winning; Writing by Dmitry Solovyov)

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Updated Date: Feb 20, 2016 23:45:15 IST

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