Romanian Air Force

The Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 (Nato: Fishbed) is a supersonic jet fighter and interceptor aircraft, designed by the Mikoyan-Gurevich Design Bureau in the Soviet Union.

Approximately 60 countries over four continents have flown the MiG-21, and it still serves many nations six decades after its maiden flight. It made aviation records, became the most-produced supersonic jet aircraft in aviation history

The Romanian Air Force modernized 110 MiG 21 LanceR’s, in cooperation with Israel between 1993 and 2002.

Today, only 36 Lancers are operational for the RoAF. It can use both Western and Eastern armament such as the R-60M, R-73, Magic 2, or Python III missiles.

They will be replaced by a squadron of 12 F-16AM/BM fighters by 2020 with the first aircraft arriving in the second half of 2016.

Here u can hear the sound of the MiG-21 LanceR’s with affterburner.

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