Mig-29 of Myanmar Air Force
|Mig-29 of Myanmar Air force|
MiG-29 Fulcrum , along with the larger Sukhoi Su-27, was developed to counter new American fighters such as the McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle, and the General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon.
Mig-29s of Myanmar are Armed with R-77 BVR Missile and R-27 Air to Air Missile
Myanmar introduced first Mig-29 in 2001.12 Mig-29 were bought at that time
After almost 10 years myanmar bought another 20 Mig-29B with a price tag of $570 Million.
Over 100 R-77 BVR Missile were also bought to armed the Migs.
Deal: 10 Mig-29B and 2 Mig-29UB in 2001
10 Mig-29B ,6 Mig-29SE and 4 Mig-29UB in 2011.
Overall Myanmar has 32 Mig-29B/SE/UB according to SIPRI arms trades database.
Bangladesh has 8 Mig-29 which is 4 times less than Myanmar