The position of the Bulgarian side on the modernization of MiG-29 in Poland against the spirit and agreements of Sofia and the capital of Russia first in the field of military-technical cooperation said Last news on Tuesday, Deputy Director of the Federal service for military-technical cooperation (FS PTS) Anatoly Punchuk.
The message he made in connection with the November 4, National Assembly of Bulgaria (the Parliament) brings to the agenda the debate on the ratification of the Treaty under which Poland will undertake the modernization of MiG-29 fighters of the Bulgarian air force.
"Sofia's position is counterproductive and goes against the spirit and agreements between the two countries in military-technical cooperation, particular in the protection of intellectual property. This without doubt will affect our future relations in this area in the future, " said Panchuk.
in addition, drew the attention of the Deputy Director, It creates prerequisites for the fact that RSK " MiG ", As the manufacturer of these aircraft in the future will not be able to guarantee the safety of their flights.
first the Bulgarian government gave the green light to sign the intergovernmental agreement with Poland on the overhaul of MiG-29. As argued by the Ministry of defence of Bulgaria, " Poland is the only country that has the capability to service and repair the MiG-29 ".
RAC General Director Sergei Korotkov said that the RAC " MiG " did not transfer any documentation and the rights to the engines produced for foreign users of the MiG-29, all documentation taken from the Ukraine who had no right to transfer this intellectual property.