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megimoo
10-27-2008, 06:50 PM
Russia military offers Cuba air defence aid (Cuban Missile Crisis II?)

Russia will offer to share its air defence expertise with Cuba when a military delegation visits the Caribbean island this week, Interfax news agency reported on Monday. "The Russian and Cuban military will exchange experience in organising tactical air defence and in training officers," Interfax quoted Russian Land Forces spokesman Igor Konashenkov as saying. The two sides will "discuss the prospect of training Cuban servicemen at the tactical air defence academies and training centres in Russia, using upgraded Russian-made military hardware," Interfax quoted him as saying. The delegation, led by the chief of Russia's tactical air defence headquarters, Lieutenant General...

http://uk.news.yahoo.com/22/20081027/tpl-uk-russia-cuba-defense-b64c7e7.html