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Russia to base interceptors, front-line warplanes at Yakutia airfield from 2017

October 15, 2014, 10:37 UTC+3 KAZAN

The reconstruction of the Tiksi airfield in Yakutia will compulsorily begin next year, Air Force Commander Colonel-General Viktor Bondarev says

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MiG-31 interceptor

MiG-31 interceptor

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KAZAN, October 15. /TASS/. Interceptors MiG-31 and front-line attack aircraft will be based permanently at a Russian Arctic airfield in northernmost Yakutia’s location Tiksi starting from 2017, Air Force Commander Colonel-General Viktor Bondarev said.

“Reconstruction of the Tiksi airfield will compulsorily begin next year. A formation of front-line warplanes and interceptor fighters MiG-31 will be based at the airfield in 2017. MiG-31 will be also based at an airfield in (administrative center of the Russian Polar Chukotka autonomous area) Anadyr,” Bondarev said during a three-day inspection visit to Air Force facilities under construction.

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