Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series HA5605 MIG-25PD "Foxbat" 5th Aerial Squadron AF, Tiyaz AB, 1985. 1/72 Scale Diecast Model, Size: 7.75" Wingspan & 13" Long, Optional Up & Down Landing Gear, Armaments & Display Stand Are Included.
The Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-25 NATO reporting name: Foxbat, is a supersonic interceptor and reconnaissance aircraft that was among the fastest military aircraft to enter service. It was designed by the Soviet Union's Mikoyan-Gurevich bureau and is one of the few combat aircraft built primarily using stainless steel. It was the last plane designed by Mikhail Gurevich before his retirement. Primary Role: Interceptor And Reconnaissance Aircraft.
Worried about the possible downfall of the Syrian Government the Soviet Union signed an agreement and began to supply arms and aircraft to the Syrian military in April 1978. The MiG-25PD Foxbat E was being delivered as well as MiG-23MF. MiG-25 Foxbat As were being upgraded to Foxbat E standards and were called MiG-25PDS. Throughout the 1980s Syrian had numerous encounters with Israeli fighters. Since the 1990s MiG-25PDs have been concentrated at Tiyaz in central Syria with the 5th Squadron and others transferring their MiG-25PDs to the 1st Squadron.
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