F-16 versus JF-17 Joint Pakistan/Chinese fighter

Agreed, it will never be a fair fight but how would the F-16 match up against the ... ?
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Unread post19 May 2020, 03:33

Nice pic of the R-25 engine seen by the petal design. Didn't know F-16s were equipped with the R-25.


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Unread post03 Jan 2021, 09:10

Against the F-16V, the JF-17 looks to be in 3rd place. Hell, even its newest block III upgrade incorporating a Chinese built AESA radar, it still looks like its behind...
https://www.overtdefense.com/2020/12/31 ... -fighters/
The new model is stated to be much improved over the original baseline. It is believed that it will be fitted with a Chinese KLJ-7A active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar that is advertised as having a maximum range of 105 miles against a conventional fighter. It is also reported to be capable of tracking fifteen targets and of engaging four simultaneously.

The APG-83 SABR looks better than that.

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