This Secret Program Helped U.S. Pilots Defeat MiGs

This Secret Program Helped U.S. Pilots Defeat MiGs

Discover the story of the Russian fighter jet that set the Western World on its ear: the MiG.Air Warriors: MiG, tonight at 9pm.

Posted by Smithsonian Channel on Friday, May 15, 2020

This Secret Program Helped U.S. Pilots Defeat MiGs

It’s 1977 and the Pentagon has just launched a top secret pilot program. Its purpose: to train U.S. fighter forces in air-to-air tactics against the Russian-made MiG fighter plane.

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