Malaysia seeks help to repair Russian-bought fighter jets

Published on 14 Nov 2018 1:54:49 PM

Malaysia needs to learn more about the maintenance of fighter jets it acquired from Russia, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad told Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the ASEAN summit in Singapore on Tuesday. On the whole, Malaysia owns 18 Russian MiG-29 fighters - nearly half of which are grounded, and 18 Sukhoi Su-30MKM fighter jets.