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The Miz Obliterates The Sound Barrier … In a FIGHTER JET

Nothing fake about this … former WWE champ The Miz in a real life Navy fighter plane … BREAKING THE SPEED OF SOUND … and TMZ has the footage.

It all went down in Virginia Beach last week … when Miz crawled into an F/A-18 fighter for the WWE’s annual “Tribute to the Troops” show, which will air on NBC and the USA network on December 19th and 22nd.

We’re told Miz had to complete a rigorous training process before he was cleared to fly with Squadron VFA-211 — aka the “Fighting Checkmates.” Once he got in the air, Miz hauled ass through the atmosphere at a speed of Mach 1.2.

FYI — That’s like 900 MPH … really.