Thursday, June 21, 2007

Is Russia Selling MiGs to Syria?

According to AFP , they are;

JERUSALEM (AFP)-Israel is concerned about reported Russian deliveries of advanced MiG-31 fighter planes to its enemy Syria as part of an armaments drive, the top-selling Hebrew daily reported on Tuesday.

The MiG-31, considered one of the best fighters in the world, can carry guided missiles with a range of more than 200 kilometres (125 miles) and is capable of striking 24 different targets simultaneously, Yediot Aharonot said.

Thomas Braun, Lima, Peru

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