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The first MiG-17s reached North Korea in 1956. Initially, MiG-17F Fresco-C entered service, with MiG-17PF Fresco-D arriving in 1958. In all, about 150 MiG-17s – including Chinese-built Shenyang F-5s – were delivered. It may be presumed that the Shenyang F-5s at first supplemented and later replaced the Russian-built MiG-17s. It is unclear if any MiG-17s remain in service. Also see Shenyang F-5.
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- World Air Forces Directory 2009/2010 (Ian Carroll)
- Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-17: The Soviet Union’s Jet Fighter of the Fifties (Yefim Gordon)
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See other operators of the Mikoyan-Gurevitch MiG-17 'Fresco'