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How a defecting Soviet pilot showed the US the MiG-25 was a paper tiger

And no, this story doesn't involve Clint Eastwood.

The Soviet Union's MiG-25 was a big, scary, high-speed fighter. That is, until Western governments got their hands on it, thanks to Soviet Flight Lieutenant Viktor Ivanovich Belenko.

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NATO aircraft intercept record number of Russian aircraft

Over the past week, NATO aircraft have intercepted a total of 22 Russian aircraft in the Baltic Sea alone. A record 250 intercepts have occurred this year.

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Drone video shows off former might of Soviet Red Air Force

The remnants of the former Soviet Union's mighty Red Air Force are featured in this impressive, drone-shot video.

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Watch Poland's MiG-29s take to the skies in Fulcrum Drivers II

It use to be that seeing a MiG-29 Fulcrum screech across the sky was an unheard of event. Then, communism came to an end, and the elusive fourth-gen fighter suddenly was in the hands of a number of US allies. Slowly but surely, its exposure increased, until videos like this started to pop up. This is Fulcrum Drivers II, the creation of MiG-29 pilots at the Polish Air Force's 22nd Airbase, in Malbork.