Top 10 Russian MiG Fighters

No 2. MiG-31 “Foxhound”

Introduced 1982
Units built 500
Role Interceptor
Max Speed 1,860 mph
Range 450 mi
Service ceiling 67,600 ft
Thrust to weight ratio 0.85

This supersonic fighter was developed to replace MiG-25. It cost around $60 million dollar. It is currently in operation with Kazakhstan and Russia. Many variants of the aircraft were proposed, but most of them were never built in sufficient quantities, if at all.


No 1. MiG-35 “Fulcrum-F”

First flight 2007
Units built 10
Role Multirole
Max Speed 1,491 mph
Range 1,240 mi
Service ceiling 57,400 ft
Thrust to weight ratio 1.03

The MiG-35 is an upgraded version of the MiG-29. It is categorized as a 4++ generation jet fighter by the manufacturers. Although it is currently undergoing extensive field tests and only 10 prototypes have been produced as of yet, it is the best MiG fighter in the Russian menu.


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