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Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Russia rivals China with sale of 16 Yak-130 to Bangladesh

Yak-130Russian aircraft manufacturer Irkut has been providing 16 Yakovlev Yak-130 jet trainers to Bangladesh since May, reports China's Global Times.

A spokesperson made the statement at the Aero India-2015 air show that ran from Feb. 18 to 22 in Bengaluru, according to Russia's state-operated RIA Novosti.

The Yak-130 is a subsonic two-seat advanced jet trainer and light attack aircraft that began development in 1991.

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