Bulgaria to tender for six new MiG-29 fighter jet engines

Bulgaria to tender for six new MiG-29 fighter jet engines

Sofia, January 12, 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgaria will by the end of January 2016 announce a tender for six new MiG-29 fighter jet engines, Defence Minister Nikolai Nenchev told reporters at Bulgaria’s Graf Ignatievo military airbase on January 12, Bulgarian National Television reported.

Nenchev was taken on a test flight in a MiG-29 using one of two engines lent in late 2015 by Poland, which has a contract with Bulgaria to repair and maintain the country’s Soviet-made MiG-29 fighter engines.