Mass production of JF-17 fighters in Pakistan will increase this year, buy 50
Pakistan Air Force JF-17 equipment, Xiaolong fighters
LONDON February 11 news: According to the Russian military news network reported on February 10, Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has announced that China and Pakistan jointly developed The JF-17 “Lightning” (China called FC-1 “Fierce Dragon”) fighter to enter mass production in Pakistan has been in the stage of the project to achieve the two “all-weather allies’ military-technical cooperation results.
reported, JF-17 fighter has recently begun in Kamla City, Pakistan aviation industry overall plant production. Pakistan Air Force Chief of Staff of Sulaiman had announced that Pakistan has supported the formation of the first JF-17 fighter unit, a total of 22 aircraft. According to the Pakistan Air Force equipment program, this year Pakistan JF-17 fighter Defense Department will purchase an additional number of 50, in the future will be equipped with a total of 270.
2010 mid-November the Pakistan Air Force said its air force to prepare for the use of Chinese JF-17 fighters equipped with radar and missile production, the details being unknown. Previously only reported that the Pakistani fighters will be equipped with SD-10 medium-range missiles. The current draft of the Pakistani military has begun to upgrade the performance of JF-17 aircraft specific requirements, the initial parameters is not yet available. It is said that the French company Dassault and South Africa had told Daniel to upgrade Pakistan fighter modernization project expressed interest.
JF-17 fighters top speed of 2200 km, a range of 3,000 km with a 23 mm cannon, a total of seven hanging points, you can use a variety of missiles, rocket control, free-fall air bombs and guided bombs. (Compiled: Shu-shan)