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MiG-31 fighter jets of the Russian Air Force fly in formation during the Victory Day parade over Red Square in Moscow, Russia May 9, 2018. Photo/REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin
The MiG-31K fighter jet has a number of prowess. Here is a list of his greatness that is difficult for opponents to match.
1. Can Carry Hypersonic Missiles
This Russian MiG-31 K fighter jet can carry hypersonic missiles, Kinzhal. It is known, the Kinzhal Missile was first introduced by Russian President Vladimir Putin in 2018.
This missile, which has a speed of Mach 10, can overcome all air defense systems.
The range of the Kinzhal missile can reach 2,000 kilometers and is capable of carrying a nuclear warhead of up to 500 kilotons.
In 2021, two MiG-31K fighter jets appeared on Syrian territory for the first time. According to the Russian Defense Ministry, the fighter jets were deployed as part of preparations for joint military exercises.
2. Equipped with Air Refueling System
This twin-engine two-seat fighter jet is equipped with an air-to-air refueling system. The process of refueling the MiG-31K in the air will be monitored by officers.
3. Can Move Autonomously
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