Monday, July 30, 2007

Analysis -- Russian Jet Fighter Deal To Iran

According to the Jerusalem Post, Israeli intelligence is investigating reports of a pending arms deal between Iran and Russia. If those reports prove accurate, then Tehran may be negotiating the purchase of up to 250 SU-30 Flanker strike fighters from Moscow. It would represent the largest arms deal in Iranian history, and provide enough airframes to replace Iran's existing inventory of U.S.-made F-4s, F-5s and F-14s, as well as Russian-built SU-24s.

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Another article to read on Iran and Russia is ..... Cold War II | Russia Gives Iran Long Range Offensive Capabilities.

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