Top 10 Incredibly Advanced Fighter Jets in 2017
There are many fighter jets brands that powerful countries has produced but many people still wonder which is the fastest and powerful one. Many advance technology countries make the maximized speed of jets to compete with each other and arrive at their destinations in record time. Here are the top 10 fastest Jets for 2017.
10. F-16 Fighting Falcon
F-is one of the most popular aircraft in the world. Thanks to its combat proven advanced capabilities. The aircraft was at first designed to perform the air superiority missions of the US Air Force. Later on, with the incorporation of latest technologies, F-16 evolved into a multirole fighter jet.
9. F15 Eagle
This jet has the potential to fly at altitudes of 10,000 meters with a maximum speed of 1650 mph. It was designed in 1967 by McDonnell Douglas. It has a robust control system which makes it very powerful.
8. Saab JAS 39 Gripen
Saab JAS 39 Gripen is single engine, light multirole fighter jet. It is designed and manufactured by famous Swedish Aerospace Company Saab. It has great importance because it was made in the replacement of 37 Viggen and Saab 35 Draken in Air Force of Sweden. Saab JAS 39 Gripen has made its first flight in 1988. But introduced before the world in 1997 because of its excellent performance it is called as the symbol of excellence.
7. MiG 35
The famous Mikoyan MiG series aircraft of Russian origins are no strangers to the modern day warfare. Mig 35 is the ultimate evolution of the MiG 27 Fulcrum series. This aircraft has advanced avionics and weapon systems which make it one of the best modern day aircraft.
Chengdu J-10 is Chinese multirole fighter jet that is capable of all weather operations. This is also light in weight and also configured with canard design and delta wing. Chengdu J-10 is designed and manufactured by People’s Republic of China’s Chengdu Aircraft Corporation (CAC) for People’s Liberation Army Air Force.
5. Sukhoi Su-35
Sukhoi Su-35 is the Russian answer to the modern day air force needs. It is a heavy duty, long range, multi role, single seat fighter. The aircraft has been designed and developed by taking inspiration from the Su-27, which is an air superiority fighter.
4. Dassault Rafale
Dassault Rafale is the backbone of French Air Force. The aircraft shows the advanced weapon systems that France is capable of developing. Dassault Rafale is a very versatile aircraft. It can carry out air domination, ground attack, intelligence and nuclear deterrent missions according to the requirements of the battlefield.
3. F-35 Lightning II
The Lightning II is a single-seat, single-engine fighter aircraft designed for many missions with advanced, integrated sensors built into every aircraft. Missions that were traditionally performed by small numbers of specialized aircraft, such as intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance and electronic attack missions can now be executed by a squadron of F-35s, bringing new capabilities to many allied forces.
2. Eurofighter Typhoon
Eurofighter Typhoon is a result of the largest multinational collaborative military effort of European Countries. It is a fifth generation aircraft having modern sensors and avionics. Equipped with precision guided weapons and abilities like Supercruise’, it is one of the best fighter jets in the world.
1. F-22 Raptor
Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor is number one our list of top ten fighter jets in the world. It is super stealthy and is virtually invisible to radar. F-22 is extremely advanced twin-engine aircraft having super maneuverability. F-22 Raptor was inducted into the US Air Force in 2005.