A video of a very rare Ukrainian MiG-29 fighter with R-27 and R-73 missiles has been published

A video was published on the network with a very rare fighter of the Ukrainian Air Force, which is designed

to destroy enemy aircraft and cruise missiles.

What is known

We are talking about the version of the MiG-29MU1. Modernization of aircraft began in 2009 at the Lviv State Aviation Repair Plant.

The fighter jet can reach speeds of 1500 km/hland and 2450 km / h at altitude. The cruising speed is 850 km/h. Ukrainian MiG-29 with additional tanks can fly over 2000 km. Practical ceiling - 18 km.


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Armament of the MiG-29 includes a 30-mm aviationcannon and several guided missiles. The video shows the fighter carrying two R-27 (version 27R or 27ER) medium-range air-to-air missiles and four R-73 short-range infrared-guided air-to-air missiles.

Source: @UAWeapons

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