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SR-71 Blackbird was so fast it outran every missile, MiG Fighter Jet launched against it

“The SR-71s taunted and toyed with the MiG-25s sent up to intercept them, scooting up to altitudes the Soviet planes could not reach, and circling leisurely above them or dashing off at speeds the Russians could not match”.

Even if the development of the hypersonic strike aircraft dubbed SR-72 has been announced, its predecessor, the iconic Mach 3 SR-71 Blackbird, remains one of the fastest planes ever flown operationally.

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