Russia hands over the Syrian army the second batch of advanced warplanes

On Saturday, Russia has delivered to the Syrian army the 2nd batch of advanced and modernized MiG-29 combat fighters.

A Syrian military source as saying that within the framework of military and technical cooperation between Syria and Russia, and within a special ceremony held at the Hmeimim base, the Russian side delivered the next batch of advanced and modernized MiG-29 warplanes to the Syrian army.

The source added that the planes, which are more effective than their previous generation, carried out their flights from Hmeimim base to their areas of concentration in the Syrian military airports.

He stressed that the pilots will start from the beginning of June 2020 to implement the scheduled shifts of these planes in the Syrian airspace.