Ye-50, A.I.Mikoyan/M.I.Gurevich

Version of the Ye-2 fitted with a small 6600lb RD-9E jet engine and a L.S.Dushkin S-155 engine at the base of the tailfin.

Top speed was Mach 2.3, and the Ye-50 may have been considered as a possible U-2 interceptor.

Three built.

Year: 1955

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