( 1993. )
Currently operating types
It is interesting that amongst the ex Warsaw Pact countries only Bulgaria put the MiG-25 type aircraft into service in his airforce. The 4 pieces of the reconnaissance modification was flown to Dobritch by Soviet pilots in 1981. Shortly after they lost one of their four planes because the pilot couldn't find the way to home in the thick fog and was forced to eject. The other three aircraft was kept away from service in the same year because of their huge fuel consumption. In 1982. Bulgaria made a contract with the Soviets to give the 3 left MiG-25 R aicrafts back to the Soviet Union and get 6 used MiG-23 MLDs for return. So the career of the MiG-25 in the Warsaw Pact was ended after a while.
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