Special carrier aircraft created for the missile complex “Dagger”
For aircraft missile complex “Dagger” was created a special modification of the fighter-interceptor MiG-31, told “Izvestia” in the defense Ministry.
It is noted that in connection with the “retraining” of the interceptor in the shock the car took new avionics. In addition, since the plane was off radar, increased fuel capacity and redid the cockpit, where he established a system to control new weapons. At the same time was developed the method of combat application of the aircraft, which had to retrain pilots.
The complex “Dagger” aircraft actually performs the role of “first steps”. It accelerates and gains altitude, and only then executes the start-up. “Dagger” is capable of hitting aircraft carriers and destroyers of the potential enemy. The combat part of the complex aeroballistic rocket series “Iskander”.