Thiswas the USSR's answer to the design in the US of fast, high-flying aircraft as the B-70, F-108 and SR-71. The MiG-25 lacked technological refinement, but its performance caused much concern in the west. Also used as reconnaissance aircraft, which in the Middle-East proved invulnerable for the Israeli F-4 Phantom IIs.
|Engines||2*11200kg Mikulin-Tumansky R-15BD-300|
|Speed||3000km/h+ , M2.83 with external tanks (!)|
2*R-40T/R and 4*R-60