Hungary launched an auction process on 25 October to sell 23 decommissioned MiG-29 aircraft, complete with engines, at a starting price of HUF4.8 billion (USD18 million). The auction includes 20 spare engines, an unspecified number of missiles integrated into the MiGs, and 1,251 spare parts.
Bidding will be conducted on 14-16 November. The transaction must be approved by Russia.
The aircraft last flew seven years ago and their state is unknown. Some of the MiG-29s were seen stored under the open sky for years at Kecskemet Air Base.
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