Early delta-wing MiG-25 study from Airpower TV video

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This model was shown in an Airpower TV show about Russian fighters, immediately proceeding a Valkyrie shot. Doesn't look Russian - perhaps F-108 related?
 

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From what I can see it might be a double delta wing on a Mig25 fusilage.

Interesting, the leading edge angle change is quite inboard, almost suggestive of a LERX.

Looks like a single tailfin too.
 

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Ogival-delta MiG-25 = early MiG-31 study, perhaps?

EDIT: something like this (I know you drew it yourself, but perhaps you were simply right on the money): http://www.secretprojects.co.uk/forum/index.php/topic,268.msg1571.html#msg1571
 

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It might be the Mikoyan 518-55 design from the MiG-31 studies
 

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I'd bet a MiG-31 type, FWIW. Since it's all speculation, really doesn't matter much, does it?
 

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Does the missile on the extreme right ring a bell with someone? If it can be identified, perhaps that will provide a few clues as to the aircraft's nationality?
 

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Paul, this is early MiG-25 study. Just was shown in a row of other old footage from MiG archives.
So, in a year or so we have solved a mystery.
 

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Interesting that delta wing was as well considered as one of variants of E-155MP (MiG-31) design.
 

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flateric said:
Interesting that delta wing was as well considered as one of variants of E-155MP (MiG-31) design.

Source?

Tailless delta has some 701 resemblance as previously suggested.
 

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