The first MiG-29M/M2 fighter jets were delivered to the Algerian Air Force. According to the information given, the planes delivered were given unassembled. It is not known how many planes were involved in the delivery, but said the platforms were preparing for their first flight at an air base near Oran.
Algeria signed a contract with Russia at the MAKS-2019 International Aviation and Space Fair in Moscow for the platforms. Under the agreement, 14 aircraft were purchased. Algeria also signed a contract for the purchase of Sukhoi Su-30MKA aircraft in MAKS-2019.
Internal capacity was increased in the M variant of the MIG-29s, which are accepted between the fourth and fifth generation. With a range of 2,100 kilometres, the platform is equipped with the Tikhomirov- manufacture Bars-29 radar. This radar can detect an air target with a cross-sectional area of 5 square meters from a range of 120 kilometres.