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Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-23.
Category. Statistic.
First flight on. 1967.
Retired on. Still in use.
Major contractor(s) . Mikoyan-Gurevich OKB.
Dose it use nukes or cruse missiles. No.
Fight ceiling. 18,500 m (60,695 ft).
Top speed. Mach 2.32, 2,445 km/h at altitude; Mach 1.14, 1,350 km/h at sea level (1,553 mph / 840 mph).
Range. Ferry range with six AAMs 2,820 km (570 mi / 1,750 mi).
Crew. 1.
Nationality(s). USSR.
Class. Interceptor/Fighter (M series) and Fighter-bomber (B series).
Rate of climb. 240 m/s (47,245 ft/min).
Links. http://www.wikiwand.com/en/Mikoyan-Gurevich_MiG-23, http://www.militaryfactory.com/aircraft/detail.asp?aircraft_id=151, http://aircraft.wikia.com/wiki/Mikoyan-Gurevich_MiG-23 and http://www.combataircraft.com/en/Military-Aircraft/Mikoyan-Gurevich/MiG-23-Flogger/.

An air-to-air right side view of a Soviet MiG-23 Flogger aircraft. Exact Date Of Shot Is Unknown, ~1 May 1989.

The Cockpit of Soviet Mig 23 in high resolution. Picture is taken at Museum of the Great Patriotic War, Kiev.

A Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-23MLD Flogger K.