Main page "Colours ot the MiG-29 (Fulcrum)"

Revised: February 2018


República del Perú (Republic of Peru)

In service

Fuerza Aérea del Perú FAP (Peruvian Air Force) since 1996


1996: 16 second-hand MiG-29 (9-13) and 2 MiG-29UB (9-51) from Belarus
1998: 3 MiG-29SE from Russia
1999: 1 MiG-29SMT* from Russia
In total 22 MiGs between 1996 and 1999
* To replace the aircraft lost in 1996

1996: MiG-29 no. 044
2001: MiG-29 #031

Since summer of 2008 overhauls in Peru.

August 2008: contract with MiG corporation on upgrade 6 MiG-29 and 2 MiG-29UB to something similar to SMT standard, so called SMP (P for Peru).
- digital version of the N019 radar (Zhuk) instead of the N010,
- no structural changes and additional fuel tanks known from SMT,
- avionics from SMT,
- new IRST,
- glass cockpit and HOTAS,
- new jammers,
- no major changes in armament, esp. new air-to-ground missiles will not be used.
Modernization will be carried out by SEMAN, but the old RD-33 engines will be shipped to Russia for overhauling and refurbishment.

October 2011: Peruvian MiGs new life. Three MiGs (incl. both MiG-29UB) were modernised to SMP standard: BRLS N010ME Zhuk-ME (FGM29) [Beetle] radar from Фазотрон-НИИР [Fazotron NIIR], also on UB! Non-retractable air-refueling probe. Eight aircraft will be upgraded (6 x MiG-29S and 2 x MiG-29UB) by Peruvian technicians and facilities (SEMAN), rest MiGs only overhauled.

2012-2014 modernization to MiG-29SMP and UBP standard, in Peruvian Air Force maintenance facility at Las Palmas (SEMAN = Servicio de Mantenimiento).

Operational in 2018 is probably only 8 modernized to MiG-29SMP and MiG-29UBP standard.


Grupo Aéreo N°6 Escuadrón de Caza 612, Chiclayo, FAP AB Cl. Pedro Ruiz Gallo.


MiG-29: 030 031 ... 033 034 ... 036 037 038 ... 040 041 042 043 045
MiG-29UB: 046 047
MiG-29SE: 048 049 055
MiG-29SMT: 077

modernized SMP and UBP
MiG-29SMP: 034 038 040 041 042 043
MiG-29UBP: 046 047

Camouflage and painting

There's a two basic version of camouflage composed from green blotches on grey background. Green are very slightly different on some aircraft and patches haven't a common pattern. Fin's top are from light to medium grey.

MiG-29, Peru, Chiclayo, 2005. First Belarusian pattern - circa 10 to 12 green stains. Number on left wing is perpendicular to aircraft's axle. Camouflage used on MiGs-29 and MiGs-29UB.

MiG-29SE, Peru, Chiclayo, 2005. Second Russian pattern - circa 8 green stains. Number on left wing is not perpendicular to aircraft's axle. Flag on fins is placed a little lower than in first pattern. Camouflage used only on MiG-29SE.

Modernized MiG-29SMP

MiG-29, Peru, Chiclayo, 2008. Peruvian camouflage - lightgrey and lightbluegrey. In summer of the year 2008 one Su-25 and MiG-29 no. 037 were overhauled in SEMAN. Probably it was a pattern for MiG-29SMP upgrade.

Modernized MiG-29UB-SMP, Peru, Chiclayo, October 2011.

Modernized MiG-29SMP, Peru, Chiclayo, July 2012.
Four modernized MiG-29SMP and one MiG-29UB-SMP were displayed in Chiclayo air base. New pattern of the low-visibility camouflage.

In 2014 to celebrate 100th anniversary of the birth of general José Quiñones one MiG-29SMP no. 034 from Chiclayo was specially painted: silhouettes of general and Grupo Aereo no. 6 emblems on red fins, North American NA-50 "Torito" from XXI squadron on which general flying during Peruvian-Ecuadorian war, and huge FAP emblem under fuselage. Air General José Abelardo Quiñones Gonzales (1914-1941) is a national hero, born in Pimentel near Chiclayo, and the day of his death (23 July 1941) is celebrated as Día de la Fuerza Aérea del Perú (Day of Peruvian Air Force). Also Mirage-2000P (El Escuadrón de Caza N° 412) was painted in that way.

MiG-29 S / SE / SMP / UBP - 20 years in service 1997-2017. Chiclayo 2017. Occasional painting on MiG-29SMP, unknown number.

Mariusz Wojciechowski MiG-29 in colours Colours of the MiG-29 (МиГ-29).
Worldwide aircraft Mikoyan & Gurevich MiG-29 (Fulcrum) camouflage and painting schemes

MiG-29 MiG-29S MiG-29UB MiG-29M MiG-29M2 MiG-29UBT MiG-29SD MiG-29N MiG-29NUB MiG-29K MiG-29KUB
MiG-29AS MiG-29G MiG-29GT MiG-29BM MiG-29SM MiG-29SE MiG-29SMT MiG-29UPG MiG-29SMP MiG-29OVT MiG-35

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