Top 10 Fastest Military Aeroplanes

By | September 4, 2013

The history of flying machines being used in war dates back to the time when the French used Hot Air Balloons to keep a note of the movement of the enemy. Since then the military aviation has seen some wonderful and ecstatic changes that have made the warfare segment of the army much stronger. It is considered that the stronger the Air force for a country, the stronger is its military power. The way Aeroplanes have been used since the World Wars have changed completely to the modern day. The present day fighter planes are nothing less than a killing machine and adding to it the kind of speed that these devices have nowadays, it is literally impossible state whose army is stronger and whose in not. Here in this article I will simply make some points about the top 10 fastest Military Aeroplanes that can be deadlier than the deadliest viper.

1. SR-71 Blackbird


Although the aircraft is literally one of the oldest fighter planes but still it has an unmatched speed of 3.2+ mach within no time. The aircraft during that time also had the technology not be tracked by radar systems. There were only 32 aircrafts that were made of this style. The SR – 71 Blackbird is no more in use in the present day.

2. MiG-25R Foxbat-B

MiG-25R Foxbat-B

This aircraft can be talked about as a counter product of the SR – 71 Blackbird that the Americans had brought into the war zone. The two aircrafts are very much similar to each other apart from the flags. The aircraft is not anymore used in Russia but many other countries still use MiG-25R Foxbat-B.

3. F-15 Eagle

F-15 Eagle: Top 10 Fastest Military Aeroplanes

The aircraft basically came into the view of others when the US military force started looking for aircrafts to replace the F-4 Phantom. The aircraft had quite a huge size and at the same time, it also had some tremendous agility. The aircraft could gain a speed of more than 2.5 mach in literally no amount of time.

4. MiG-31 FoxHound

MiG-31 FoxHound

The aircraft was basically created in order to counter the result of the MiG-25 fighter that was already in the field. The main work of the aircraft was to conduct high altitude wars. The aircraft is much bigger that the MiG-25 fighter. The aircraft is still in use in the countries of Russia and Kazakhstan .

5. F-111 Aardvark

F-111 Aardvark

Probably F – 111 Aardvark is the only aircraft that has the ability to hold in two more crewmen when in a combat. The aircraft was one of the most used bombers of its times. The aircrafts have seen destruction to the fullest extent. The aircraft was last used in the year 1998 after which the aircraft paved way for others.

6. F-14 Tomcat

F-14 Tomcat

The F-14 Tomcat was basically designed in order to replace the F-111B. Although this was much better that the previous aircraft but the engines were quite weak which had to be changed in the years after 1970’s. The aircraft has a huge fuel base which makes it  a top notch for long range operations.

7. Su-24 Fencer

Su-24 Fencer

The aircraft of the Su – Fencer was actually made as a rival for the U.S. F-111, which had literally the same features . The best part that made this aircraft much better than others is the fact that it can fly at 2.4 mach even at extremely low altitudes. This provides better attacking options for the aircraft.

8. MiG-23 Flogger

MiG-23 Flogger

This destruction machine was specifically built in order to replace MiG – 21 Fishbed. The aircraft was literally a modified version. The MiG – 23 Flogger is considered to be one of the best stealth aircrafts which can even bypass infrared radar systems. The MiG – 23 Flogger is not in use in Russia but many other countries still use the aircraft.

9. Su-27 Flanker

Su-27 Flanker

The aircraft was specifically designed in order to counter the F-16 Fighting Falcon and F-15 Eagle made by the American Army. The aircraft had the special ability to fly in extremely hostile regions making it very efficient in gaining air control. Russia has as many as 449 su– 27 Flankers fly in their skies.

10. F-14D Super Tomcat

F-14D Super Tomcat

These are one of the most efficient fighting aircrafts available to the American Army. The best feature of F – 14D Super Tomcat is the fact that it has the ability to destroy anything in literally all types of condition. To add to that the aircraft can destroy 6 targets at one time. The aircraft was last used in order to drop a bomb on Iraq in the year 2006.

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