MiG-31

The MiG-31 is a long-range interceptor designed to cruise over Soviet airspace and knock down enemy aircraft and cruise missiles. Dubbed "Foxhound" by NATO officials, it is the first Soviet plane to have a radar enabling it to shoot down aircraft outside the pilot's visual range.

The MiG-31 is a long-range interceptor designed to cruise over Soviet airspace and knock down enemy aircraft and cruise missiles. Dubbed “Foxhound” by NATO officials, it is the first Soviet plane to have a radar enabling it to shoot down aircraft outside the pilot’s visual range. Photo: Russian Air Force

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