Tag: Vympel R-73

IAF MiG-21s Vs PAF F-16s - The Dogfight Details Revealed for the First Time
Having secured a hugely advantageous position, Wing Commander Abhinandan Vartaman of the Indian Air Force successfully fired his Russian short-range Vympel R-73 air-to-air missile at the F-16, scoring a hit !! As we have reported, on Feb. 26, 2019 Indian Air Force (IAF) Mirage 2000 fighter jets launched airstrikes across Indian border...