Company «MiG» started flight tests of serial ship MiG-29K/KUB produced on municipal defense order. First flight of the prototype of the MiG-29KUB held in January 2007. Production aircraft for the first time flew in March 2008. Since 2009 JSC «RAC» MiG «delivers MiG-29K/KUB Indian Navy, reported RIA Novosti.
Head of Flight Operations, chief test pilot Mike Belyayev said that during the tests the first MiG-29KUB built for the Defence Ministry, «virtually all of the updated system to function in accordance with the technical requirements.»
General Director of JSC «RAC» MiG «Sergei Korotkov said that a successful start test production aircraft for the Russian Navy Naval Aviation — is a big step in the implementation of municipal defense order.
«We will increase efforts in this direction,» — identified S. Korotkov.
2 In February 2012, the Ministry of Defence and JSC «RAC» MiG «signed a contract to supply 24 MiG-29K/KUB ship for the Russian Navy Naval Aviation.
Aircraft on municipal defense order issued in a new technical person to meet the requirements of the Defence Ministry.