Country of Origin CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States).
Similar Aircraft MiG-25 Foxbat, F-14 Tomcat, F-15 Eagle.
Crew Two.
Role Interceptor, air superiority.
Armament Missiles, cannon.
Dimensions Length: 70 ft, 5 in (21.5 m). Span: 45 ft, 9 in (14 m).

MiG-31 Foxhound WEFT Description

Wings High-mounted and swept-back with square tips and a negative slant. Four underwing pylons.
Engine(s) Two turbofans in the fuselage. Rectangular and diagonal cut air intakes on sides of the fuselage. Exhausts extend beyond the tail plane.
Fuselage Rectangular from the intakes to the exhausts. Long, pointed nose. Bubble canopy.
Tail Fins back-tapered with angular tips and canted outward. Flats swept-back and tapered, mid- to low-mounted on the body.

Countries which Fly the MiG-31 Foxhound

CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States).

Books on the MiG-31 Foxhound

Mikoyan MiG-31
Mikoyan MiG-31

MiG-25 'Foxbat' MiG-31 'Foxhound': Russia's Defensive Front Line
MiG-25 ‘Foxbat’ MiG-31 ‘Foxhound’: Russia’s Defensive Front Line

This book takes a detailed, informed, and dispassionate viewpoint of this awesome aeronautical achievement. The MiG-25 follow-on was the similar-looking MiG-31 ‘Foxhound,’ which has not been well documented until this book. The MiG-31 was a new aircraft designed to counter U.S. cruise missiles and was put into production in 1979.

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