Israel will take up the modernization of the Ukrainian MiG-29


The Israeli company Elbit Systems will be engaged in the modernization of the Ukrainian fourth generation MiG-29 fighters. This is reported by Defense Express. The data on Israel's plans were confirmed by the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine.


According to the source, improvements to the aircraft will bring the combat capabilities of the MiG-29 to a new level. The fighter will be equipped with a new weapon control system, as well as an updated on-board radar.

Two months earlier, the upgraded MiG-29MU2 of the Ukrainian Air Force carried out firing practice with X-29 guided missiles at ground targets at the Povur training ground in the Volyn region.

In June, it became known about attempts by Bulgaria, which is armed with the MiG-29, to sell these aircraft. However, Sofia could not find buyers.

Two years ago, the Ukrainian authorities planned to convert this fighter into an attack aircraft, supplying it with guided weapons and unguided aircraft weapons, but the Russian side warned them against such attempts. The MiG aircraft construction company then noted that there was no point in making a mediocre attack aircraft out of a good fighter.

The MiG-29 is a fourth generation multipurpose fighter aircraft that first entered service in the Soviet Union in 1983.
  • Photos used: ArmyInform / Andrey Mursky
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  1. Obama Barack Offline Obama Barack
    Obama Barack (Obama Barack) 31 July 2020 19: 28
    +3
    Will you pay with dung? Or US loans? )
    1. Oleg Shlyapin Offline Oleg Shlyapin
      Oleg Shlyapin (oleg shlyapin) 7 August 2020 23: 43
      -1
      The military budget of Ukraine in 2020 is over $ 9 billion. Before writing a blizzard, one could ask. The information is publicly available. smile
      1. bobba94 Offline bobba94
        bobba94 (Vladimir) 8 August 2020 19: 40
        +1
        Just today, I watched on YouTube a video by a Ukrainian blogger (Internet Fon Eu), which talks about the modernization of Ukrainian MIGs by an Israeli company, even the cost of modernization is called - $ 40 million per plane. In the comments to this video, svidomye are right out of breath with feelings, sir.
  2. Herman 4223 Offline Herman 4223
    Herman 4223 (Alexander) 31 July 2020 20: 26
    -2
    Interestingly, and what kind of radar they will push there? The same as on the Romanian MiG-21?
    1. Rum rum Offline Rum rum
      Rum rum (Rum rum) 31 July 2020 22: 39
      -3
      No. There is no money for modernization. He will eat something, but who will give him.
      1. Herman 4223 Offline Herman 4223
        Herman 4223 (Alexander) 31 July 2020 23: 38
        -1
        The article says about the updated radar.
        They will deliver something.
        1. Rum rum Offline Rum rum
          Rum rum (Rum rum) 1 August 2020 01: 57
          -3
          Dear Herman. It is also written on the fence, but behind the fence, anything you like, but not what is written.
          1. Rum rum Offline Rum rum
            Rum rum (Rum rum) 2 August 2020 20: 58
            0
            Let me explain.
            The article does not say where the money will come from. The outskirts owe everyone, and when, and what they will give, they do not say.
  3. Binder Offline Binder
    Binder (Miron) 31 July 2020 22: 16
    -3
    The Israelis have significant experience in modernizing old Soviet equipment, they have carried out these works for various customers and are always successful. So Ukrainian fighters after modernization will be better than new ones. good
    1. Herman 4223 Offline Herman 4223
      Herman 4223 (Alexander) 31 July 2020 23: 29
      0
      With just a slightly worn glider, it won't go anywhere.
      1. Rum rum Offline Rum rum
        Rum rum (Rum rum) 1 August 2020 02: 02
        0
        And no.
        Their raid is relatively small, they stood more on the ground. This is a feature of post-Soviet aviation, like age, and the resource is still decent. Upgrade and go.
        1. Herman 4223 Offline Herman 4223
          Herman 4223 (Alexander) 1 August 2020 11: 42
          0
          On the ground, maybe they were, but no one canceled the fatigue of materials and corrosion.
          1. Rum rum Offline Rum rum
            Rum rum (Rum rum) 2 August 2020 21: 02
            +1
            Metal fatigue, this is about loading and operation, about the rotting of aviation duralumin, this is not serious.
    2. Lawyer Offline Lawyer
      Lawyer (Olaf) 1 August 2020 05: 46
      -6
      Colleague from Haifa, here from Netanya it seems to me that even our Elbit will not help breathe the scent of a rose into the old shit. People over there are still buying phantoms, but the Bulgarians failed to sell them on the twenty-ninth.
      It is very characteristic.
      1. Binder Offline Binder
        Binder (Miron) 1 August 2020 06: 15
        -2
        As far as I understand, no one expects that the old Ukrainian MiG-29 fighters, modernized by Israeli specialists, will reach the level of the latest aircraft of their class in terms of their combat capabilities. However, in the foreseeable future, Ukrainian pilots will not have to confront opponents in the sky on the F-35, Eurofighter Typhoon, or even on the old F-15. Their likely enemy will be flying on the same scrap metal, but not going through the Israeli upgrade.
        1. Lawyer Offline Lawyer
          Lawyer (Olaf) 1 August 2020 06: 18
          -3
          Well that's right.
          I'd also sell our Sixteenths to them.
          You look, and they would have had enough worries with each other, away from us ...
          1. Binder Offline Binder
            Binder (Miron) 1 August 2020 06: 55
            -2
            Quote: Lawyer
            I'd also sell our Sixteenths to them.

            I think that there will be buyers besides the Ukrainians for the Israeli F-16C, F-16D and F-16I, so there will not be enough money for such purchases. But it is quite within Ukraine's means to pay for training from Israeli instructors of Ukrainian pilots and technical personnel in order to improve professionalism. Everything here will depend on the behavior of the Kremlin, if the Russians start supplying Iran with new types of weapons - the Israelis, as a response, will cooperate more closely with the Ukrainian military, and such a prospect for Russia is highly undesirable ...
            1. Lawyer Offline Lawyer
              Lawyer (Olaf) 1 August 2020 07: 00
              -3
              You are careful, but I personally would start delivering right now.
              Because I’m looking at historical statistics and I see that the Russians do not arm the Arabs against us only when they themselves sit on Bush’s legs. Then they are peaceful and polite.
              So, the Sixteenths today would distract them a little from our places.
            2. Lawyer Offline Lawyer
              Lawyer (Olaf) 1 August 2020 07: 04
              -3
              Bindyuzhnik, you are just some kind of shopkeeper. Don't you want an honest duel of equals to settle the dispute in those places? You don't have a romantic spirit. Ugh on your pragmatism!
              Give our fighters to the knights from across the Dnieper! :)))))
              1. Binder Offline Binder
                Binder (Miron) 1 August 2020 11: 31
                -3
                The Israeli-modified F-16s are undoubtedly a formidable force in any theater of operations, but only on condition that they are piloted by Israeli pilots and Israeli commanders are in charge of the flights. Well, I hope you don’t think that IDF servicemen should go to battle for Nenka Ukraine? Yes, and with Putin, in my opinion, the Israelis have no reason to quarrel - he is far from the worst version of the Russian ruler, as people who know him personally believe, is not infected with the virus of anti-Semitism widespread in Russia.
                1. Lawyer Offline Lawyer
                  Lawyer (Olaf) 1 August 2020 11: 35
                  -3
                  I personally even voted for him, and for the New Constitution too. As they say - I do what I can! I will not be able to undermine the rails. :(
                  1. Binder Offline Binder
                    Binder (Miron) 1 August 2020 11: 38
                    -4
                    I do not have Russian citizenship and therefore could not vote for Putin, but I fully support your choice - of all evils, the lesser should be chosen.
                    1. Oleg Shlyapin Offline Oleg Shlyapin
                      Oleg Shlyapin (oleg shlyapin) 7 August 2020 23: 54
                      -2
                      An amazing thing! Live in Israel and be a stoned quilted jacket. Probably, you can't forget delicious Soviet soda for 3 kopecks from a common glass and the same delicious sausage at 2.20 each?
                      1. Binder Offline Binder
                        Binder (Miron) 8 August 2020 06: 28
                        -1
                        I remember Soviet soda and sausage as a bad dream. As for Putin, I repeat for those in the tank - you should choose the lesser of evils.
                      2. Oleg Shlyapin Offline Oleg Shlyapin
                        Oleg Shlyapin (oleg shlyapin) 8 August 2020 08: 52
                        -3
                        For those without brains - the path is the "lesser of evils" further arming Iran and Hezbollah.
                      3. Binder Offline Binder
                        Binder (Miron) 8 August 2020 13: 17
                        -1
                        The greater of the evils would get directly into the Arab-Israeli conflict, as it was under Brezhnev.
              2. Oleg Shlyapin Offline Oleg Shlyapin
                Oleg Shlyapin (oleg shlyapin) 8 August 2020 00: 01
                -2
                In the elections on January 30, 1933, in one beautiful country, many also voted for .... They ended badly.
                1. Binder Offline Binder
                  Binder (Miron) 8 August 2020 06: 30
                  0
                  I remember that in those elections, the Nazis were seriously helped by one mustachioed son of a Georgian shoemaker ...
        2. Oleg Shlyapin Offline Oleg Shlyapin
          Oleg Shlyapin (oleg shlyapin) 8 August 2020 00: 02
          -2
          It is enough that the US Air Force is cooperating with us. smile
          1. Binder Offline Binder
            Binder (Miron) 8 August 2020 06: 32
            -1
            From what you and congratulations.
  • gorenina91 Offline gorenina91
    gorenina91 (Irina) 1 August 2020 09: 00
    -5
    Israel will take up the modernization of the Ukrainian MiG-29

    - Why modernize them ??? In BLPA, it will still not work to remake them ...
    1. Lawyer Offline Lawyer
      Lawyer (Olaf) 1 August 2020 09: 20
      -2
      Why did you build such planes that they don't fly in the cockpit without the Russian spirit? :))))
      1. Binder Offline Binder
        Binder (Miron) 1 August 2020 11: 33
        -2
        And with the Russian spirit, they also fly not very much ... wink
      2. General Black Offline General Black
        General Black (Gennady) 9 August 2020 19: 11
        +1
        Thank God that you brought your scent in fur coats to your historical homeland.
  • Sergey Latyshev Offline Sergey Latyshev
    Sergey Latyshev (Serge) 1 August 2020 09: 01
    -2
    Wah! Sanctions, they say, war, Donbass ...
    BUT!

    however, the Russian side warned them against such attempts.

    - that is, friendly help ... The enemy? Neighbor? Business partner?
    And they gave the Jews to modernize.

    While Ivans and Mykols shoot each other, the polished gentlemen supply each other with coal, gas, aluminum, titanium, etc.
    "You must be happy" if trade is growing (V.V. Putin)
    1. Lawyer Offline Lawyer
      Lawyer (Olaf) 1 August 2020 09: 23
      -4
      That is, you are a capitulator who does not want to whip the Jewish-bander-fascists who are brazenly demanding the Russian Crimea?
      1. Oleg Shlyapin Offline Oleg Shlyapin
        Oleg Shlyapin (oleg shlyapin) 7 August 2020 23: 56
        -3
        Because you occupied him, he did not become "Russian". The Baltics were also considered Soviet, so what? How did it end, remember? They were the first to insist on demanding a secession from the USSR and caused the domino effect. And while they were "Soviet" for 51 years.
    2. Lawyer Offline Lawyer
      Lawyer (Olaf) 1 August 2020 09: 27
      -3
      In general, Sergey, it surprised me too. This is the type of Stalin advising Guderian not to drive through the swamps, otherwise our tanks will also get stuck there.
      Che is a strange war. With such mutual hatred and 13000 corpses, they gentlemanly advise how the enemy is best to moderate combat aircraft.
      I won't be surprised if tomorrow Ukrainians will shout to Ivanam - Where are you crawling, you fool! There we have mines!
  • Ha ha ha, make it a MiG-29K ("kosher" means)
    1. Rashid116 Offline Rashid116
      Rashid116 (Rashid) 2 August 2020 17: 54
      +3
      And this is not required. There are two Jews above who have already modernized and defeated everyone))) These are clowns, even though you don't go to the circus. But seriously, it is necessary to supply any weapon to any enemy of Israel. This is what will be called - to destroy the enemy on their territory. And Vova has been driving some shepherds on MIGs for many years already. In short, as everyone predicted, we got bogged down in Syria because of this. Now it starts to grow in my head, what is wrong with our president. He stupidly does not squeeze (does not finish what he started), and so in everything. The main thing for him is to crow, but no one asks for the result anyway, well, here he is not, or "it turned out as always." We ourselves are to blame for this, we nailed this carcass on the shield and rush with it. And he is just a hired worker, and accountable, and as we see after the fall in oil prices, he is no better than Yeltsin. The only difference is that it doesn't thump in the open. But this is another advantage - maybe he is expanding, who knows.
  • Oleg Shlyapin Offline Oleg Shlyapin
    Oleg Shlyapin (oleg shlyapin) 7 August 2020 23: 41
    -1
    Quote: Bindyuzhnik
    As far as I understand, no one expects that the old Ukrainian MiG-29 fighters, modernized by Israeli specialists, will reach the level of the latest aircraft of their class in terms of their combat capabilities. However, in the foreseeable future, Ukrainian pilots will not have to confront opponents in the sky on the F-35, Eurofighter Typhoon, or even on the old F-15. Their likely enemy will be flying on the same scrap metal, but not going through the Israeli upgrade.

    In fact, the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense plans to purchase 108 F-15s worth about $ 12 billion. And not old ones. and new, latest modifications.
    1. Binder Offline Binder
      Binder (Miron) 8 August 2020 06: 35
      -1
      Rational decision. The F-15 is a very good car.
  • Oleg Shlyapin Offline Oleg Shlyapin
    Oleg Shlyapin (oleg shlyapin) 7 August 2020 23: 58
    -2
    It is planned that the Israelis will modernize as many as 11 MiGs. The contract amount is about $ 40 million.
    1. Binder Offline Binder
      Binder (Miron) 8 August 2020 06: 37
      -1
      Apparently, Ukraine does not need more of the upgraded MiG-29s.
      1. Oleg Shlyapin Offline Oleg Shlyapin
        Oleg Shlyapin (oleg shlyapin) 8 August 2020 08: 55
        -2
        Perhaps these are the last planes. Available in Ukraine MiGs and not only, Ukraine repaired, modernized and remotorized on its own
        1. Binder Offline Binder
          Binder (Miron) 8 August 2020 13: 14
          -1
          I did not in the least doubt the professional level of Ukrainian engineers and technicians.
          1. Oleg Shlyapin Offline Oleg Shlyapin
            Oleg Shlyapin (oleg shlyapin) 8 August 2020 18: 08
            -2
            That's good. In general, we are developing military cooperation with Israel. Our Kolchuga radar has been delivered to Israel. We produce Israeli small arms under license. Our An-225 "Mriya" brought from the USA to Israel the auto platforms for the "Dome". So why not upgrade the MiGs? Maybe in some segment we cannot do it ourselves.
            1. Binder Offline Binder
              Binder (Miron) 8 August 2020 18: 13
              -2
              I have a very positive attitude towards friendship and mutually beneficial cooperation with Ukraine, I wish your country peace and prosperity.
              1. Oleg Shlyapin Offline Oleg Shlyapin
                Oleg Shlyapin (oleg shlyapin) 8 August 2020 18: 47
                -3
                Thank. It will be so.
  • Oleg Shlyapin Offline Oleg Shlyapin
    Oleg Shlyapin (oleg shlyapin) 8 August 2020 18: 14
    -3
    Quote: Bindyuzhnik
    I did not in the least doubt the professional level of Ukrainian engineers and technicians.