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How USSR Spied On Chinese Nuclear Tests By Using A Radiation Sampling MiG-25RR Foxbat Variant

How USSR Spied On Chinese Nuclear Tests By Using A Radiation Sampling MiG-25RR Foxbat Variant

China’s PLA tested ints first nuclear weapon in 1964, and its first thermonuclear weapon just three years later in 1967. Testing continued until 1996, and the military continued to develop higher payload weapons with smaller and lighter warheads to allow them to be mounted on ballistic missiles. While North Korea …

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That time an Iraqi Air Force MiG-25s claimed to have shot down a USAF F-15 fighter jet during operation Desert Storm

That time an Iraqi Air Force MiG-25s claimed to have shot down a USAF F-15 fighter jet during operation Desert Storm

Operation Samurra was an operation by the Iraqi Air Force during the Gulf War to decisively engage USAF F-15Cs utilizing MiG-25 jets, and break the “wall” of F-15s that the Coalition had established along Iraq’s border with Iran It demonstrated the last true offensive operation of the Iraqi Air Force …

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