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Mikoyan Gurevich Ye-152 (1961) interceptor prototype. Two world records of speed (M 2.85 without missiles, M 2.5 with missiles), one world record of altitude (22'680 m). Precursor to MiG-25.

Two world records of speed (M without missiles, M with missiles), one world record of altitude m). Precursor to

Lavochkin La-250 (1956) "Anakonda" was a high-altitude interceptor aircraft prototype developed in the Soviet Union in the 1950s. Its nickname anaconda was "invented" during the flight test and referred to both the elongated body shape as well as the relatively critical flight characteristics of the machine.

Lavotchkin La-250 Anaconda

Lavochkin La-250 (1956) "Anakonda" was a high-altitude interceptor aircraft prototype developed in the Soviet Union in the 1950s. Its nickname anaconda was "invented" during the flight test and referred to both the elongated body shape as well as the relatively critical flight characteristics of the machine.

Lavochkin La-250 (1956) "Anakonda" was a high-altitude interceptor aircraft prototype developed in the Soviet Union in the 1950s. Its nickname anaconda was "invented" during the flight test and referred to both the elongated body shape as well as the relatively critical flight characteristics of the machine.

Lavochkin La-250 (1956) "Anakonda" was a high-altitude interceptor aircraft prototype developed in the Soviet Union in the 1950s. Its nickname anaconda was "invented" during the flight test and referred to both the elongated body shape as well as the relatively critical flight characteristics of the machine.

Sukhoi Su-41 fighter project?  Multi-use interceptor Sukhoi Su-41, which was planned in the late 1980s. Large machine of the full-length 23.4m. The wing is divided into before and after a variable wing.

Multi-use interceptor Sukhoi which was planned in the late Large machine of the full-length The wing is divided into before and after a variable wing.

Prototype Do-335 Pfeil, followed by it's full production variants, then a series of improved prototypes based on existing aircraft for ease of production and inter-changeability of parts. To replace the very out-dated and aging Stuka Dive-bomber, the Luftwaffe adopts the Ju-287 Staghund. Based around a similar wing design and purpose but with a much more powerful engine and secondary water-injection booster, the Ju-287 marks a new stage in the airwar over Britain.

Prototype Do-335 Pfeil, followed by it's full production variants, then a series of improved prototypes based on existing aircraft for ease of production and inter-changeability of parts. To replace the very out-dated and aging Stuka Dive-bomber, the Luftwaffe adopts the Ju-287 Staghund. Based around a similar wing design and purpose but with a much more powerful engine and secondary water-injection booster, the Ju-287 marks a new stage in the airwar over Britain.

Russia's Aircraft Carrier Set for a Massive Upgrade: The Lethal MiG-29K

The Indian Navy retire its ageing Sea Harriers, replacing them with MiG

Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG 23 - An adept interceptor with fighter capabilities a level above those featured in the MiG-21 preceding it, especially range, the MiG-23 was nicknamed the "Flogger" by NATO for it could easily engage (and down) the best fighters the west had to offer. Like many Soviet fighters, it was developed in a multitude of variants, some of which still serve today.

Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG 23 - An adept interceptor with fighter capabilities a level…

Por su raro aspecto, los pilotos lo llamaban el "pelicano" Raro Jet Tu-128 Interceptor

The Tupolev a Soviet long-range interceptor from the had the NATO reporting name Fiddler. At the time, it was the largest and heaviest fighte

Mikoyan-Gurevich Ye-152M (Mig-21 Fishbed) Balalaika. | by buidseach

Mikoyan-Gurevich Ye-152M (Mig-21 Fishbed) Balalaika. | by buidseach

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