The Mikoyan Gurevich MiG-21 fighter aircraft (Russian: МиГ-21, NATO codename Fishbed) is:
Even today about 500 MiG-21s and more than 1000 J-7 / F-7s (Chinese copies) belong to the inventory of world air forces. Beside this the MiG-21 for more than 20 years was the backbone of the Air Force / Air Defence of the GDR (East Germany).
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