The fastest fighter planes in the world


Most of the fastest fighters have been retired or replaced with more modern stealth planes.

 
Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird (4,023 km/h): This is not a fighter, but it is still the fastest military aircraft. Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird - nicknamed "black bird", is a long-range, high-altitude strategic reconnaissance aircraft developed in the 1960s. It entered service with the US Air Force and NASA. Photo: Airandspace.
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Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird (4,023 km/h): This is not a fighter, but it is still the fastest military aircraft. Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird - nicknamed "black bird", is a long-range, high-altitude strategic reconnaissance aircraft developed in the 1960s. It entered service with the US Air Force and NASA. Photo: Airandspace.

 
Only 32 Lockheed SR-71 Blackbirds were produced and all have been "retired". The SR-71 is made of Titanium, a very difficult, expensive and rare metal to work with. Although none of the ships were destroyed by enemy fire, the SR-71 was criticized for its lack of safety and very high accident rate, with 12 of the 32 aircraft crashing and crashing while in service. motion. Photo: NASA.
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Only 32 Lockheed SR-71 Blackbirds were produced and all have been "retired". The SR-71 is made of Titanium, a very difficult, expensive and rare metal to work with. Although none of the aircraft were destroyed by enemy fire, the SR-71 was criticized for its lack of safety and high accident rate, with 12 of the 32 aircraft crashing and crashing while in service. motion. Photo: NASA.

 
Mikoyan MiG-25 Foxbat and MiG-31 Foxhound (3,057 km/h): The MiG-25 was developed by the Soviet Union in the 1960s and is one of the fastest military aircraft in the world ever put into service. Today, most of the MiG-25 Foxbat has been "retired" and replaced by the MiG-31. Photo: Migflug.
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Mikoyan MiG-25 Foxbat and MiG-31 Foxhound (3,057 km/h): The MiG-25 was developed by the Soviet Union in the 1960s and is one of the fastest military aircraft in the world ever put into service. Today, most of the MiG-25 Foxbat has been "retired" and replaced by the MiG-31. Photo: Migflug.

 
Meanwhile, the MiG-31 is a fighter model based on the MiG-25. It is also among the fastest fighters in the world and is expected to serve in the Russian Air Force until 2030. Photo: WPC.
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Meanwhile, the MiG-31 is a fighter model based on the MiG-25. It is also among the fastest fighters in the world and is expected to serve in the Russian Air Force until 2030. Photo: WPC.

 
McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle (2,655 km/h): In addition to the super-advanced 5th generation F-22 Raptor, the F-15 Eagle is also the US Air Force's air superiority fighter. Despite being a much older model than the F-22, the F-15 had the advantage of being cheaper and still in production today. Photo: Samuel Rogers.
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McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle (2,655 km/h): In addition to the super-advanced 5th generation F-22 Raptor, the F-15 Eagle is also the US Air Force's air superiority fighter. Despite being a much older model than the F-22, the F-15 had the advantage of being cheaper and still in production today. Photo: Samuel Rogers.

 
The top speed of the F-15 Eagle is 2,655 km/h, it is named one of the most successful modern fighters. The F-15 Eagle has had more than 100 victories over other aircraft with no losses, most of which went to the Israeli Air Force. Photo: Crewdaily.
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The top speed of the F-15 Eagle is 2,655 km/h, it is named one of the most successful modern fighters. The F-15 Eagle has had more than 100 victories over other aircraft with no losses, most of which went to the Israeli Air Force. Photo: Crewdaily.

 
Sukhoi Su-27 Flanker (2,575 km/h): The Sukhoi Su-27 is a super maneuverable fighter aircraft built by the Soviet Union and designed to counter American 4th generation fighters such as the F. -15 Eagle and F-14 Tomcat. Photo: Dmitriy Pichugin.
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Sukhoi Su-27 Flanker (2,575 km/h): The Sukhoi Su-27 is a super maneuverable fighter aircraft built by the Soviet Union and designed to counter American 4th generation fighters such as the F. -15 Eagle and F-14 Tomcat. Photo: Dmitriy Pichugin.

 
This is an air superiority fighter and works with the MiG-29. Of the 680 built, most are still in service with the Russian Air Force as well as a number of other air forces in the world, including Vietnam. Photo: Jetphoto.com
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This is an air superiority fighter and works with the MiG-29. Of the 680 built, most are still in service with the Russian Air Force as well as a number of other air forces in the world, including Vietnam. Photo: Jetphoto.com

 
Eurofighter Typhoon (2,485 km/h): This is the only European-made fighter on this list. The Eurofighter Typhoon is a multirole fighter, although it was originally designed to perform the air superiority role. Photo: Aircraftfandom.
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Eurofighter Typhoon (2,485 km/h): This is the only European-made fighter on this list. The Eurofighter Typhoon is a multirole fighter, although it was originally designed to perform the air superiority role. Photo: Aircraftfandom.

 
Today, the Eurofighter Typhoon is still in service with the British, German, Italian and Spanish Air Forces. About 571 Typhoons were produced between 2003 and the end of 2020. The Eurofighter Typhoon arrived as an agile and efficient aircraft in air combat. Photo: Airliners.
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Today, the Eurofighter Typhoon is still in service with the British, German, Italian and Spanish Air Forces. About 571 Typhoons were produced between 2003 and the end of 2020. The Eurofighter Typhoon is fast and efficient in air combat. Photo: Airliners.

 
Grumman F-14 Tomcat (2,485 km/h): The F-14 Tomcat is a swing-wing supersonic aircraft developed for the US Navy. The aircraft model is widely known in the Tom Cruise movie Top Gun. They were developed in the 1970s and "retired" in 2006. A total of 712 F-14 Tomcats were produced. Interestingly, this aircraft is still used by the Iranian Air Force to this day. Photo: Rob Tabor.
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Grumman F-14 Tomcat (2,485 km/h): The F-14 Tomcat is a swing-wing supersonic aircraft developed for the US Navy. The aircraft model is widely known in the Tom Cruise movie Top Gun . They were developed in the 1970s and "retired" in 2006. A total of 712 F-14 Tomcats were produced. Interestingly, this aircraft is still used by the Iranian Air Force to this day. Photo: Rob Tabor.

 
The maximum speed of the F-14 Tomcat is 2,485 km / h, twice the speed of supersonic (1,235 km / h). The US Navy has replaced the F-14 with the F-18. The F-14 is a fighter jet famous for its distinctive modified wings. They were developed as an interceptor, air superiority and multirole fighter. Photo: Warbirdsnews.
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The maximum speed of the F-14 Tomcat is 2,485 km / h, twice the speed of supersonic (1,235 km / h). The US Navy has replaced the F-14 with the F-18. The F-14 is a fighter jet famous for its distinctive modified wings. They were developed as an interceptor, air superiority and multirole fighter. Photo: Warbirdsnews.

 
Convair F-106 (2,455 km/h): The Convair F-106 Delta Dart was developed for the US Air Force and is the main all-weather interceptor. The Convair F-106 was introduced in 1960 and was used until 1980 during the Cold War. Photo: Avgeekery.
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Convair F-106 (2,455 km/h): The Convair F-106 Delta Dart was developed for the US Air Force and is the main all-weather interceptor. The Convair F-106 was introduced in 1960 and was used until 1980 during the Cold War. Photo: Avgeekery.

 
Convair F-106 is equipped with a J-75 turbojet engine, the maximum speed of this interceptor is 2,455 km/h, the maximum range is 4,300 km and the combat range is 2,900 km. Photo: Avgeekery.
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Convair F-106 is equipped with a J-75 turbojet engine, the maximum speed of this interceptor is 2,455 km/h, the maximum range is 4,300 km and the combat range is 2,900 km. Photo: Avgeekery.

 
Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor (2,414 km/h): The F-22 Raptor is the world's first stealthy fifth-generation fighter. The fighter with the nickname "predator" was developed specifically for the US military. It is so advanced that the US government has banned the export of this aircraft. Photo: Defense-blog.
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Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor (2,414 km/h): The F-22 Raptor is the world's first stealthy fifth-generation fighter. Fighter with the nickname "predator" was developed specifically for the US military. It is so advanced that the US government has banned the export of this aircraft. Photo: Defense-blog .

 
The US Air Force planned to buy 750 F-22 Raptors, but the program was canceled due to high costs. In the end, only 187 F-22 Raptors were built and in service. Despite being the slowest fighter on this list (2,414 km/h), the F-22 Raptor is the most powerful air superiority fighter in the world today. Photo: Military Watch Magazine.
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The US Air Force planned to buy 750 F-22 Raptors, but the program was canceled due to high costs. In the end, only 187 F-22 Raptors were built and in service. Despite being the slowest fighter on this list (2,414 km/h), the F-22 Raptor is the most powerful air superiority fighter in the world today. Photo: Military Watch Magazine.



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