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Fighter Jets J-10C, F-16 and JF-17 Thunder displays their might on Pakistan Day

A big day for Pakistan and also for Pakistan Air force as state of the art Fighter Jets are going to show their might on Pakistan Day. Pakistan have recently inducted J-10C fighter jets that are the most advance aircrafts and are now a part of Pakistan Airforce.

J-10C Fighter Jet:

Pakistan Air Force (PAF) recently inducted first batch of 4.5 generation Chengdu J-10C to its 15 Squadron. J-10C is a multi-role combat jet with single engine design, making it more advance aircraft than the old US made F-16 fighter jet of PAF. It is also more powerful than the China-Pakistan jointly developed lightweight fighter jet. The J10-C will display its might in the Pakistan Day parade event on March 23, 2022.

What is special about the Chinese J-10C supplied to Pakistan?

It is equipped with a bigger Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radar than the one used by JF-17 block 3. In addition to this, The J-10C can carry more advanced, fourth-generation air-to-air missiles including the short-range PL-10 and the beyond-visual-range PL-15.

The modernization of Pakistan Air Force begun when it started its joint manufacturing with Chinese aviation industry years back in 2010 when the first squadron of JF-17, 26 Black Sniper was officially added into PAF with the initial strength of 14 fighter jets.

J-10C Fighter Jets to participate in Pakistan Day Ceremony on 23 March 2022

JF-17 Thunder

The JF-17 fighter jets is a single-engine multi-role combat aircraft developed jointly by the Pakistan Aeronautical Complex and the Chengdu Aircraft Corporation of China.

The builders say that the JF-17 can be used for multiple roles, including interception, ground attack, anti-ship, and aerial reconnaissance. The JF-17 thunder will display its might in the Pakistan Day parade event on March 23, 2022.

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F-16

The F-16 Fighting Falcon is a multi-role fighter aircraft with a small footprint. It is highly maneuverable and has demonstrated its capabilities in air-to-air combat and air-to-surface attack. It provides the United States and its allies with a low-cost, high-performance weapon system. The F-16s thunder will display its might in the Pakistan Day parade event on March 23, 2022.

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The F-16’s maneuverability and combat radius (the distance it can fly to enter air combat, stay, fight, and return) outperform all potential threat fighter aircraft. It can detect low-flying aircraft in radar ground clutter and locate targets in all weather conditions. The F-16 can fly more than 500 miles (860 kilometers) in an air-to-surface role, deliver weapons with superior accuracy, defend itself against enemy aircraft, and return to its starting point.

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