Country of Origin: Russia
The MiG-21 is a Soviet-designed single-seat, multi-role fighter that has been used by a wide variety of (then) Warsaw Pact and Third World nations. It has been used in missions such as air combat, reconnaissance, electronic countermeasures (ECM), ground attack and training. It is considered tractable and fast, though it has a limited range.
To gain the most advantage from a relatively low engine output, the MiG-21 features a very thin, delta wing with 2-degree anhedral and the...
Last updated: October 2017
Last refactored: December 2022
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