Model Variants (Including Prototypes)
MiG-29 ("Fulcrum-A") - Initial Production Model Designation
MiG-29B ("Fulcrum-A") - Export Model for non-Warsaw Pact allies; downgraded systems.
MiG-29UB ("Fulcrum-B") - Two-seat conversion trainer; sans radar.
MiG-29S ("Fulcrum-C") - Enlarged fuselage spine for higher fuel volume; extended operational ranges; modified flight control system; improved Phazotron N019M radar function; limited ground attack; AA-12 missile compatibility.
MiG-29SM ("Fulcrum-C") - Air-to-Surface guided weapon capability.
MiG-29G - Upgraded East German MiG-29s to NATO standard
MiG-29GT - Upgraded East German MiG-29UB Two-Seat Trainers to NATO standard.
MiG-29AS - Upgraded Slovak MiG-29 to NATO standard
MiG029UBS - Upgraded Slovak MiG-29UB Trainers to NATO standard.
MiG-29SD - Alternative Slovak Designation
MiG-29 "Sniper" - Proposed Romanian Upgraded MiG-29s; since abandoned.
MiG-29M ("Fulcrum-E") - Improved MiG-29; multi-role platform; revised airframe and flight control system (FBW); fitted with RD-33 3M engines.
MiG-33 - Alternative MiG-29M Designation
MiG-29UBM - Proposed Two-Seat Trainer version of MiG-29M production model; never produced.
MiG-29K ("Fulcrum-D") - Proposed Navalized MiG-29M; never produced for Russian use but ordered for Indian Navy.
MiG-29KUB ("Fulcrum-D") - Proposed Navalized Two-Seat MiG-29UBM; never produced for Russian use but ordered for Indian Navy.
MiG-29SMT - Upgraded Original MiG-29 Production Models; increased fuel stores; HOTAS; upgraded RD-33 engines; improved MTOW and thusly weapons loadout; seven hardpoints; modular avionics to suit customer needs.
MiG-29UBT - Upgraded MiG-29UB Trainers
MiG-29UPG - Indian Air Force Export Models; Phazotron Zhuk-M radar; improved avionics suite; in-flight refuling probe as standard' improved RD-33 engines.
MiG-29M2 - Two-Seat Variant of the MiG-29M production model with lesser range; once known as MiG-29MRCA.
MiG-29OVT - Testbeds for fly-by-wire system and engine thrust vectoring.
MiG-35 ("Fulcrum-F") - Latest MiG-29 offering based on the MiG-29M production model; thrust vectoring; improved Phazotron radar system.