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The Yakovlev Yak-130 (NATO reporting name: Mitten) is a subsonic two-seat advanced jet trainer/light attack aircraft or lead-in fighter trainer (LIFT) developed by the Yakovlev design bureau.
It can also perform light-attack and reconnaissance duties, carrying a combat load of 3,000 kg.
"This contract with a very high degree of risk - the director of the Center for Analysis of Strategies and Technologies Ruslan Pukhov .- Given the unstable political situation in Syria and the strong pressure from the United States is difficult to predict what will happen next.