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  •  Yemen, 2009. (5+ / 0-)

    Our friends in Yemen, on the other hand, also seem to agree with this:

    He flew all the MiGs...loved the 21, hated the 23.
    I took this on my next-to-last mission to Yemen in 2009. Their air force is a sad mix of various kinds of old Soviet hardware. Unlike the Romanians, though, they've managed to keep these birds flying. They're in regular use against "insurgents" in the northern part of the country.

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