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MIG-29SMT (9-19) Blue 23, Kubinka Air Base (UUMB), 2019
General Background
The MiG-29 is a twin-engine supersonic fourth generation air superiority jet fighter developed in the Soviet Union in the 1970’s. The aircraft entered service with the Soviet Air Force in 1983 and still is in use with them as well as equipping over twenty four other countries over the years. The NATO designation for the MiG-29 is Fulcrum and it was designed to counter the American F-16 and F-18. The MiG-29 was first seen in the West in 1986. The MiG-29 (9-13) is designated the Fulcrum C.
The Aircraft
2019 was the fifth year for the Russian international military-technical forum “Army 2019” held in June at Kubinka and many other locations. These forums are used to demonstrate to the public the advancements the Russian military has made over the past year. This gathering isn’t limited to aircraft; it also includes ground forces and technology. 2019 saw the largest crowds of its 5 years in operation. MiG-29SMT Blue 23 RF-90847 had spent time in Syria in 2017 and was one of many aircraft to take part at Kubinka.
Specifications :
Manufacturer: Mikoyan Gurevich
Role: Supersonic Multi-Role Jet Fighter
Entered Service: 1983
Production All Variants: 1,600 +
Crew: 1 Pilot
Length: 17.32 m (56 ft 10 in)
Wingspan: 11.36 m (37 ft 3 in)
Height: 4.73 m (15 ft 6 in)
Empty: 11,000 kg (24,250 lb)
Loaded: 14,900 kg (33,730 lb)
Maximum Takeoff : 18,000 kg (44,100 lb)
Power Plant: 2 X Klimov RD-33 Afterburning Turbofans Each Producing 81.59 kN (18,342 lbf)
Rate of Climb: 330 m/s (65,000 ft/min)
Maximum speed: @ Mach 2.25   (2,400 km/h)   (1,490 mph)
Service Ceiling: 18,000 m (59,100 ft)
Range: 1,430 km (888 mi) (772 nmi) With Maximum Internal Fuel
Ferry Range: 2,100 km ((1,300 mi) (1,130 nmi ) With 1 Drop Tank
Gun: 1 X 30 mm Gryazev-Shipunov GSh-30-1 Auto-Cannon W/150 Rounds
Hardpoints: 7 X (6 Under-Wing, 1 Fuselage Capable Of Carrying Up To 4,000 kg (8,800 lb) Of
Various Weapons:
Rockets: S-5
Missiles: 2 X R-27R/ER/T/ET/P Air-To-Air
4 X R-60 AAMs
4 X R-73 AAMs
Bombs 6 X 665 kg (1,466 lb) Bombs