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Chavez confirmed his intention to buy Russian fighters
Caracas, Venezuela - In the South-American country it could be built also a Kalashnikov facility
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez confirmed his country’s intention to purchase Russian Sukhoi SU-35 fighters to replace the F-16s made in USA currently in service in Caracas’ Air Force. Far back Chavez is arguing with Washington which refused to supply the spare parts of the aircraft (see for details AVIONEWS). Venezuelan Head of the State had also asked to president Putin to go to Moscow to define the...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency