Principal features of the first MIG-29 MU1 upgrade are ta receiver integrated with the SN-3307 satellite system to improve navigation and instrument landing, and a more powerful N019-19 radar capable of detecting targets over a longer distance.
Ukrainian company Radionix also supplies an Omut electronic defense system that comprises a radar warning/reconnaissance sub-system, an updatable threat database with prioritization, as well as an electronic countermeasures system with a high probability of suppressing enemy threats.
The upgrade of MiG-29s is proceeding in parallel with the refurbishment of other types.
Length: 17.37m Wingspan: 11.4m Height: 4.73m;
Empty weight: 11,000 kg Loading weight: 15,300 kg
Powerplant: 2 x Klimov RD-33 Turbofans
Max Speed: Mach 2.25+ Rate of Climb: 330 m/s
Wing Loading: 403 kg/m2 Thrust/Weight: 1.09