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EST-72115 1/72 Mikoyan MiG-31B Foxhound Russian modern interceptor fighter model kit

Eastern Express EST-72115 1/72 Mikoyan MiG-31B Foxhound  Russian modern interceptor fighter model kit
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EST-72115 1/72 Mikoyan MiG-31B Foxhound Russian modern interceptor fighter model kit

Eastern Express 1/72 Mikoyan MiG-31B Foxhound  Russian modern interceptor fighter model kit. Pic.1
Eastern Express 1/72 Mikoyan MiG-31B Foxhound Russian modern interceptor fighter model kit. Pic.1

Eastern Express 1/72 Mikoyan MiG-31B Foxhound  Russian modern interceptor fighter model kit. Pic.2
Eastern Express 1/72 Mikoyan MiG-31B Foxhound Russian modern interceptor fighter model kit. Pic.2

Possessing experience in creation of aircraffl MiG-25, Mikoyan Experimental Designer Office in the beginning of the seventies began development of a new interceptor, which would have large range, powerful electronics, which would be capable to execute patrolling for long time and simultaneously to destroy various air targets, including cruise missiles.
Production of heavy two-place interceptor MiG-31 began in 1979. After conducting the test the first MiGs-31 began to come into service of parts of the USSR antiaircraft defense force in 1982.
As for weapons system MiG-31 has no analogs in a world It is capable to locate and destroy a target within range up to 300 km, can accompany to 10 targets, simultaneously destroing 6-8 of them.
The most close to it by purpose and by battle capabilities is deck interceptor of the USA F-14 Tomcat designed for anti-aicraft defense ensuring of aircraft-carriers. But MiG-31 considerably surpasses it in maximum speed and flight altitude.
According to NATO classification the interceptor MiG-31 was assigned a code name Foxhound.

Main technical data of MiG-31
Lenght - 22,7 m
Wingspan - 13,5
Might - 5,2 m
General weight - 46200 kg
Max. speed - 3000 km/h
Range effective - 1400 km
Ceiling - 20600 m
Flight time - 3,6 hour without top-up - 4,5 hour with top-up
Engine - 2x15510 kg-force
Armament - missiles R-33,R-4-,R-60, 6x23 mm cannon