Destroy Ukrainian Armory, Russia's Mikoyan MiG-31K Fighter Jet Has Sophisticated And Deadly Specs

Destroy Ukrainian Armory, Russia's Mikoyan MiG-31K Fighter Jet Has Sophisticated And Deadly Specs
Russia's Mikoyan MiG-31K Fighter Jet

International Military - Russia's invasion of Ukraine has indeed shown the various sophistication of combat weapons between the two countries. It is even known that both Moscow and Kyiv have a variety of powerful weapons that are also effective in providing resistance to opposing weapons.

In the fourth month of this invasion, it is known that one of Russia's most perfect combat vehicles is the Mikoyan MiG-31K. Reporting from page 19 forty five, it was also stated that the MiG-31 was included in the category of a very fast Russian fighter jet.

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It was reported that this Mikoyan made its first flight in September 1975. In this regard, it is known that the MiG-31K has several advantages, one of which is its precise look down capability because it has a phased array radar.

Not only that, this MiG-31K fighter jet can also work even though it is in various weather conditions. So that will help him become stronger and tougher, when in the battlefield, with unstable weather conditions.

In the current conflict in Ukraine, it is known that the MiG-31K has done its job which makes Russia proud. It is known that on March 18, this MiG-31K variant launched an attack on a weapons depot belonging to Kyiv on the Polish border.

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Apparently, this was also aided by the use of the Kh-47M2 Kinzal hypersonic missile, which destroyed the Ukrainian weapons depot. However, this MiG-31K also failed, because on 26 April Ukraine managed to counterattack. It is known that Ukraine managed to shoot down this MiG-31K with a British-made Starstreak missile.

Specifications of Mikoyan MiG-31 fighter jets

For its characteristics, the MiG-31K which has a length of 2.65m, a width of 13.64m, a height, 6.15m, and a wingspan of 51.6m2 can carry two crew members. The crew involved in the fighter jet also has different tasks for each person.

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One crew will focus on carrying and directing the course of the fighter jet, while another person will be tasked with weapons systems. As for the weaponry, it is equipped with a 23mm long GSH-6-23 cannon. Not only that, this cannon has also been filled with 260 bullets which can later be used on the battlefield.

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