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Mig-23 firing 57 mm air-to-ground rockets Country of origin: USSR.

Type: Air superiority fighter.

Powerplant: One Tumansky R-29B turbojet of 11,500 kg reheat thrust.

Armament: One 23 mm twin barrel GSh-23L cannon and two R-23R/T medium range plus Two R-60 close combat missiles.

Maximum take off weight: 20,100 kg.

Maximum speed: 2446 kmph (1520 mph) at 11,000 m (36,100 ft) or Mach = 2.3.

Combat radius: (high altitude air-air missions with 4 Air to Air Missiles(AAMs); 850 km (530 miles).

Mig-23 launches R.23R medium range air-to-air missiles