MiG-31E fighter

The MiG-31E aircraft is armed with R-33E long-range missiles as well as the other "A-A" class weapons.

The air targets can be intercepted via the information received from ground automated control system, single coordinate support of this system as well as during the semi-automated actions in the discontinuous radar field and fully independent operations in group. The data link system available aboard the aircraft ensures the mutual exchange of tactic information in automatic mode among the group of four aircraft one of which is a leading one and the group of four MiG-31E aircraft is capable to control the air space in band of 800 km-width to frontage. Besides the airborne equipment is capable to give the target designation to the interacting aircraft when the MiG-31E aircraft is engaged in the combined formation.

The aircraft basic version is operated in Russia and Kazakhstan.

The RAC "MiG" accumulates and summarizes the unique experience of the MiG-31E aircraft application which is called by the leaders of the Russian Air Force as the main aircraft of the air defense fighter aviation. The aircraft and its airborne radio-electronic equipment are being continuously upgraded and new aircraft weapons are being introduced.

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