Examples of Russian fighter jet models include the MIG-1, MIG-15 and the MIG-29 FULCRUM. As of 2015, fifth-generation Russian fighter jet models include the Sukhoi PAK FA and the Mikoyan LMFS.
The MIG-1 was developed in 1941 by the Mikoyan-and-Gurevich Design Bureau to serve as a high altitude interceptor jet. Later MIG models more heavily emphasized lower altitude combat; although, exceptions, such as the MIG-25, also doubled as reconnaissance aircraft and could reach altitudes of more than 70,000 feet. The MIG-15, a single engine interceptor, featured heavily in the Korean War, was one of the first models to finally correct technological hindrances of previous lines. Fifth-generation Russian fighter jets, in contrast to previous models, employ stealth capabilities and are designed to serve multiple roles in combat.