|Country of Origin||CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States).|
|Similar Aircraft||MiG-25 Foxbat, F-14 Tomcat, F-15 Eagle.|
|Role||Interceptor, air superiority.|
|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
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.