[WorldKings - World Almanac Event 2021] 82 year anniversary of the establishment of Russian Aircraft Corporation MiG ( December 8, 1939 – December 8, 2020)

08-12-2021

(Worldkings.org) Mikoyan aircraft were frequently used in aerial confrontations with American and allied forces during and since the Cold War, and have become commonly featured aircraft in popular culture. Mikoyan aircraft are the most produced jet fighter family.

 

 

Russian Aircraft Corporation "MiG", commonly known as Mikoyan and MiG, is a Russian aerospace and defence company headquartered in Begovoy District, Moscow. Mikoyan is successor to the Soviet Mikoyan and Gurevich Design Bureau founded in 1939 by aircraft designers Artem Mikoyan and Mikhail Gurevich.

Mikoyan are notable for their fighter and interceptor aircraft which became a staple of the Soviet Air Force and Russian Air Forces, nations within the Soviet sphere of influence, and other nations such as India and many Arab states. 

Mikoyan aircraft were frequently used in aerial confrontations with American and allied forces during and since the Cold War, and have become commonly featured aircraft in popular culture. Mikoyan aircraft are the most produced jet fighter family.

Mikoyan was established on December 8, 1939 as the Pilot Design Department of the Aviation Plant #1 and headed by Artem Mikoyan and Mikhail Gurevich.

Other Events:

- Celebrating 35 years of establishment of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) (December 8, 1985 - December 8, 2021)

- Commemorating the 17th founding anniversary of the Union of South American Nations (USAN) (December 8, 2004 - December 8, 2021)

According to en.wikipedia

 


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