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AFZ MiG-23MS Flogger-B

AFZ MiG-23MS Flogger-B

In 2000 Zimbabwe took delivery of three MiG-23 'Floggers' from Libya. One trainer, a Mig-23UB, which retains full combat capability and two MiG-23MS fighters. The Floggers are operated by '1 Squadron' of the AFZ based at Thornhill Air Base where they have been in storage for some time now because they are excess to current requirements. It is displayed with UV-32-57 rocket launchers and S-5 rocket. The rockets are unguided and come in a variety of subtypes with different warheads, including HEAT anti-armour (S-5K), high-explosive fragmentation (S-5M/MO), smoke, and incendiary rounds. Each rocket is about 1.4 meters (4 ft 6 in) long and weighs about 5 kg (11 lb), depending on warhead and fuze. Range is 3 to 4 kilometres (1.9 to 2.6 miles).


 
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   Zimbabwe AF News:

• Russia concludes massive military exercises  (1/5/2014)

• Malta buys AW139 helo for SAR  (1/5/2014)

• US Navy receives first MC-8C Fire Scout  (1/5/2014)

• Syria says Russia committed to S-300 systems contract
 (1/5/2014)

• Russia urges all Syrian parties to oust terrorists
 (1/5/2014)

• Leaked Pakistani report confirms high civilian death toll in CIA drone strikes
 (1/5/2014)

• Leaked Pakistani report confirms high civilian death toll in CIA drone strikes
 (1/5/2014)

• MiG-21s on board North Korean trawler in Panama
 (1/5/2014)

• Three killed in copter crash in Russia
 (1/5/2014)

• Prince Harry Qualifies As Apache Helos Commander
 (1/4/2014)




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