Ukraine confiscates seven faulty MiG-25s from Russia. What kind of planes are these and why are they APU | News of Ukraine


Ukraine is confiscating seven Russian MiG-25 high-altitude fighter-interceptors, which will be dismantled for spare parts for Ukrainian combat aircraft. About it stated on the website of the Ministry of Economy.

According to information from open sources, seven faulty Russian MiG-25 aircraft have been located on the territory of the Zaporozhye state aircraft repair plant “MiGremont” since 1994.

We are talking about the MiG-25RBM that arrived there in 1994, five MiG-25RBs that arrived from 1995 to 1996, and the MiG-25RU – it appeared at the plant in 1995.

The management of the enterprise has repeatedly tried to decide the fate of the aircraft with Russian management. The Russians agreed to scrap aircraft three times in 1998, 2003 and 2007, the portal reports. Military.

The fighters can no longer take off, but some parts from them can be used to repair other types of aircraft in Ukraine.

REFERENCE. Forced seizure of assets of Russia and its residents in Ukraine is carried out without reimbursement or compensation. The decision on confiscation is usually made by the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine. It is subsequently put into effect by the President by decree. The government submits the draft decision to the National Security and Defense Council for consideration. Within six months after the lifting of martial law, the presidential decree on the confiscation of property must be approved by the Verkhovna Rada.

In addition to Russian MiGs, Ukraine also plans to withdraw:

  • about 500 cars, gondola cars, platforms, tanks and other things;
  • oil tanker;
  • more than 300 trucks and cars;
  • tank trucks;
  • construction equipment;
  • aircraft engines

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