Contracts on the Upgrading of MiG-31 aircraft have been signed at the “Army-2021” Forum

Two state contracts between the Ministry of Defence of Russia and “MiG” Corporation (as part of PJSC “UAC” of “ROSTEC” State Corporation) were signed on August 24 at the International Military Technical Forum “Army-2021”.


One of them is for repair with upgrading of MiG-31K fighter-interceptors, carriers of hypersonic “Kinzhal” missiles. The other one is a next state contract for repair with upgrading of MiG-31 aircraft up to MiG-31BM level. The documents were signed by Alexey Krivoruchko, Deputy Defence Minister and Andrey Gerasimchuk, Managing Director of “MiG” Corporation.

MiG-31 is the first combat aircraft of the 4th generation which is designed to be utilized in the Air Defense System of the country. The exclusive serial manufacturer of the said aircraft is Nizhny Novgorod Aircraft  Plant “Sokol” of RAC “MiG”.

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