Wednesday, July 13, 2022
HomeMilitaryCzech settlement to defend Slovakian airspace paves method for MiG switch to...

Czech settlement to defend Slovakian airspace paves method for MiG switch to Ukraine




by Gareth Jennings

With the Czech Republic set to offer air defence cowl for its neighbour, Slovakia is able to switch its MiG-29s (pictured) to Ukraine. (Slovakian Air Drive)

The Czech Air Drive (Vzdusné Sily Armády Ceské Republiky: VSACR) is ready to guard the airspace of its Slovakian neighbour in a transfer that would clear the latter to switch its much-needed MiGs to Ukraine.

Czech Prime Minister Petr Fiala made the disclosure on nationwide TV on 3 July, saying that, from September Saab Gripen C fighters of the VSACR will carry out air-defence duties throughout the airspace of Slovakia. Talking on the similar time, Slovakian Prime Minister Eduard Heger stated that the provide from the Czech authorities would offer a stopgap between the Slovak Air Drive (Vzdušné sily Slovenskej Republiky: VSR) retiring its MiG-29s and receiving the primary Lockheed Martin F-16 Preventing Falcons on order, on the similar time enabling the switch of the MiGs to Ukraine.




Get the total article by




Already a Janes subscriber?

Hold studying



RELATED ARTICLES

Most Popular

Recent Comments