Does India have F-16 fighter jets?
Cherian Samuel replies: India has no objections to buying the above mentioned aircraft from the USA; in fact, both Lockheed Martins’s F–16 Fighting Falcon and Boeing’s F-18 Super Hornet are among the six shortlisted contenders for the Indian Air Force’s intended purchase of 126 Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) …
How many fighter jets India have?
Which is India’s best fighter jet?
The Sukhoi Su-30MKI is the most advanced fighter jet in operation with the Indian Air Force and is the primary air to air and air to ground strike machine.
Is Rafale better than f16?
The Rafale reaches a maximum speed that is 410 knots faster than the F-16. – Maximum thrust is 34,000 (lbf / pound-force). Rafale produces 5,000 more pound-forces of thrust than the F-16. – Exterior Dimensions: Height 17.52 feet., wingspan 35.43 feet, total length 50.10 feet.
Is Tejas better than MiG 21?
The government of India has sealed a deal worth Rs 48,000 crore to procure additional 83 India-made Tejas light combat aircraft from Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. … Tejas is a single engine multi-role supersonic fighter aircraft that will replace the ageing Soviet-era MiG-21 Bison jets and boost IAF’s combat prowess.
Which is the fastest jet in India?
MiG-21 BISON : Single engine, single seater multirole fighter/ground attack aircraft of Russian origin which forms the back-bone of the IAF. It has a max speed of 2230 km/hr (Mach 2.1) and carries one 23mm twin barrel cannon with four R-60 close combat missiles.