Mikoyan-Gurevitch MiG-21U Mongol

in North Korean Air Force service

Key Facts

Total Delivered: 30
Total Still Active: 30
Total Now Stored: 0
Service Entry: n/a
Retirement: current
Main Role: Trainer
Origin: USSR


Around 50 twin-seat MiG-21U’s of various models (U, US and UM respectively) have been delivered. Just over half are believed to remain in service.

Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes


None available at present.

More Information


  • World Air Forces Directory 2009/2010 (Ian Carroll)
  • MiG 21 ‘Fishbed’: The World’s Most Widely Used Supersonic Fighter (Yefim Gordon & Bill Gunston)

Other Sources

  • Mikoyan MiG-21 – Famous Russian Aircraft (Yefim Gordon, Keith Dexter, Dmitriy Komissarov)

    See other operators of the Mikoyan-Gurevitch MiG-21 'Fishbed'

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