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1/48 AMK MiG-31

The MiG-31 was designed by the Mikoyan design bureau as a replacement for the earlier MiG-25 "Foxbat"; the MiG-31 is based on, and shares design elements with the MiG-25.

The MiG-31 was designed to fulfill the following mission objectives:[2]

  • Intercept cruise missiles and their launch aircraft by reaching missile launch range in the lowest possible time after departing the loiter area;

  • Detect and destroy low flying cruise missiles, UAVs and helicopters;

  • Long range escort of strategic bombers;

  • Provide strategic air defense in areas not covered by ground based air defense systems.


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