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Soviet Cold War Fighters

Illustrated with many rare and unpublished photographs, this book looks at the main development periods of Soviet fighter designs and covers all the important features and developments for each – a total of four generations of fighter were developed from the late 1940s to the early 1980s – that witnessed the most iconic and powerful fighters such as the legendary MiG- 15, MiG-21, Tu-128, Su-9, MiG-23, MiG-25 reach for the skies, followed by the modern day MiG-29, MiG-31 and Su-27, which strike fear in the West for their phenomenal weaponry and blistering performance.  All aircraft are described in detail with facts and figures, including their weapons and instances of combat employment, as well as explaining how the Cold War drastically changed Soviet fighter design to counter the West.

AUTHOR – Alexander Mladenov

PUBLISHER – Fonthill

FORMAT – Hardback

PAGES – 317

PUBLISHED – 2021

ISBN – 978 1 78155 496 8

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Categories: , Product ID: 8890

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Illustrated with many rare and unpublished photographs, this book looks at the main development periods of Soviet fighter designs and covers all the important features and developments for each – a total of four generations of fighter were developed from the late 1940s to the early 1980s – that witnessed the most iconic and powerful fighters such as the legendary MiG- 15, MiG-21, Tu-128, Su-9, MiG-23, MiG-25 reach for the skies, followed by the modern day MiG-29, MiG-31 and Su-27, which strike fear in the West for their phenomenal weaponry and blistering performance.  All aircraft are described in detail with facts and figures, including their weapons and instances of combat employment, as well as explaining how the Cold War drastically changed Soviet fighter design to counter the West.

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