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Mikoyan-Gurevich

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Mikoyan, Mikoyan-Gurevich, or MiG (Russian: Микоян, Микоян-Гуревич or МиГ) is a Russian military aircraft manufacturer. It was formerly a Soviet design bureau, and was founded by Artem Mikoyan and Mikhail Gurevich as "Mikoyan-Gurevich." Upon Mikoyan's death, Gurevich's name was dropped from the name of the bureau. "MiG" is the bureau prefix.

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List of MiG Aircraft

Production

Experimental

Never completed

Fictional

MiGs were the best-known Soviet fighters during the Cold War, and as a result there are a number of fictional MiGs in Western popular culture.

See also: List of military aircraft of the Soviet Union and the CIS

MiGs follow the convention of using odd numbers for fighter aircraft. So although the MiG-8 and MiG-110 exist, they are not fighters. The MiG-105 "Spiral" was designed as an Orbital Intercepter, whose contemporary was the USAF Dyna-Soar. The Spiral Project was cancelled however.

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