Why Armenia: Artem Mikoyan

Armenian Innovation

Feb 21, 2017

#WhyArmenia: Artem Mikoyan

All fighter jet enthusiasts around the world know very well the term “MiG”. Do you know who stands behind this great invention?

During WWII, the Soviet Armenian engineer Artem Mikoyan along with his partner Mikhail Gurevich designed and produced the set of fighter aircrafts MIG. The strong skills in mathematics of this Soviet Armenian engineer laid the foundation of the power of these fighter jets.

52 countries use the variations of MIG planes which reached the number of 60.000 by the year 2005.