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Iraqi Air Force No.9 Sqn MiG-21PFM(1973)

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Iraqi Air Force No.9 Squadron MiG-21PFM


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IrAF No.9 Squadron was the first unit to be deployed in Syria at the October 1973 War(Ramadan War).
On Oct 6, 1973 at 16.00 the Squadron was put in alert and ordered to transfer from H-3/al-Wallid to Syria.
The transfer was complete on Oct 7, 1973 by 16.40 hours with 10 MiG-21PFMs, pilots and ground personnel at
Dmeyr and Tsaykal ABs. CO was Maj Namik Saadallah.
The MiG-21PFMs arrived in Syria uncamouflaged and were painted with standard SyAAF colours during the night from 7 to 8 October 1973.
IrAF MiG-21PFMs(serie numbers 702 to 705, 710 to 737)were from 1968 wired to use GP-9 gunpod. By the October 1973 War the missiles remained the standard R-3S.
The first batch of the much improved R-13M1(Atoll AA-2D)arrived in Iraq in 1974.




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Arab MiGs Volume 5 by T.Cooper, D.Nicolle, H.Müller, L.Nordeen and M.Smisek
Iraqi Fighters 1953-2003 by Brig.Gen.Ahmad Sadik and T.Cooper


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