India said the Chinese Air Force 2,300 aircraft, including 100 JH -7
Indian media said that China has deployed more than 100 fighter-bomber aircraft JH -7. Data for: JH -7 fighter-bombers on November 5
LONDON: India Hardnewsmedia site 3 Journal article detailed comparison of Chinese and Indian air forces compare. The article said that the Chinese Air Force has deployed 2,300 fighters, of which 290 for the F-11 and F-10, Su-30 or other comparable with the four-generation and 4.5 generation fighter. In addition, the PLA Air Force has 100 Su-30MKK and 76 multi-purpose fighter Su-27SK. The article also made special mention, though, compared with the Chinese air force, access to advanced airborne radar warning system to help the Indian Air Force is not inferior, but its lack of in-depth ability to attack the Chinese hinterland.
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The article said that in addition to the 69 will accept the upgraded MiG-29 and 51 Mirage -2000, the Indian Air Force (IAF) also has 270 main battle SU -30 MKI aircraft. Moreover, there used to perform ground attack missions of the 120 upgraded MiG-27 and 108, “Jaguar.” Currently, a total of 852 Indian Air Force fighters, is the world’s powerful air force one.
sharp contrast with India, Pakistan Air Force (PAF) has only 470 aircraft, which can and Su-30, upgraded MiG-29 and Mirage 2000 fighter comparable to the first only 42 fourth-generation fighter F-16. In addition, the Pakistan Air Force ordered 36 from the Chinese J-10B fighter. Currently, the main body of the Pakistan Air Force fighter old Mirage 3, Mirage -5 and Chinese F-7 “Air Lightning” fighter components. And shortly afterwards, Pakistan Air Force is also expected to China’s JF-17 multi-role fighter (MRCA) to replace their Q-5 attack aircraft. JF-17 fighter aircraft jointly developed by the CMB, which consists of a “Karimov” (Klimov) RD-93 engine, an empty weight of 6,411 kg.
PLA Air Force has deployed 2,300 fighters, of which 290 for the J-11 and J-10 fighters, Su-30 or can be comparable with the four-generation and 4.5 generation fighter. In addition, China has 100 Su-30MKK and 76 multi-purpose fighter Su-27SK. J-11 Su-27 airframe is based, is an air superiority fighter with. According to speculate that F-10 fighter is in Israel’s “Young Lions” evolved on the basis of aircraft – many years ago, Israel because of U.S. pressure finally forced to abandon the aircraft project. Israel is China’s access to the latest Western technology, the main channel. Israel not only has advanced technology and know how to absorb the valuable components, but also with China’s old enemy – India maintained good trade relations.
In fact, the People’s Liberation Army Air Force also holds another trump card. At present, China has deployed more than 100 fighter-bomber aircraft JH -7, its performance resembles the U.S. F-111 fighter-bombers. JH -7 bombers equipped with two “Spey” MK202 engine, its weight is about 9000 kg of weapons, combat radius is 1800 km, and have from China, Xinjiang, Tibet and Yunnan, the ability to base Watch the mainland of India. In addition, China also has 120 H–6 (H-6) bombers, aircraft from the Russian Tu-16 bombers evolved. H-6 aircraft weapons load than the JH -7 large, then the same combat radius of 1,800 kilometers. The late 1990s, the Chinese government has made the modernization of these bombers – as they are equipped with new avionics, and to have the air supply, thereby greatly increasing the range of these aircraft. In this regard, the Indian Air Force does not have any comparable. People’s Liberation Army to try to hit the mainland India, but India was unable to take similar action, which has provided China with a clear strategic advantage.
However, despite the strength of the PLA Air Force really powerful, but never mediocre Indian Air Force, and its four generations – four generations of the same half-planes have the advantage. Because of these fighters in India with the introduction of its newest airborne early warning and control system (AWAC) and have the air-supply capacity, so they will become the Indian Air Force huge force multiplier. However, the Indian Air Force Indian airspace may be sufficient protection, and provide close support for the Army, but it clearly lacks the depth of China’s inland strike capability.
Indian fighter can not be implemented into the Chinese hinterland against
article points out, it is worth noting that all the Indian military, trade and logistics centers in the Chinese fighter within the scope of coverage, while the Indian fighters could not reach in the hinterland of China, have the same strategic goals. Indian government that, from the overall point of view, and adjacent Tibet and Xinjiang in India play a role just as the buffer. In other words, India, where the attacks against, and attacks can not result in the hinterland of China have the same psychological impact. This means that if India has launched an air offensive, then the aircraft must carry enough load to successfully enter the Chinese heartland. However, India now has, or is procuring multi-purpose fighter does not have this capability.
Moreover, even if the air supply, well-trained pilots can not be more 5-6 hours, especially in high pressure situations. After all, humans have physical limits. Despite the name from the Indian Air Force to Beijing, but this is not a practical approach. This is due to launch by the precise words such as “Brahmos” and other long-range air-launched cruise missiles can also achieve the same purpose, but the prerequisite is to have a large number of such missiles. In addition, India’s missile payload is relatively small. However, there are reports that the Indian Air Force has recently acquired by the Himalayas, the ability to attack China.
article stressed that, while the People’s Liberation Army Air Force in his home in Xinjiang, Tibet and Yunnan in front of the base is a large number of aircraft deployed. For the war with rival power, India will need to purchase a large number of interceptors. This is what India has been retained, such as “agile” (Tejas) and other light combat aircraft (LCA) concept of reason. Moreover, India is currently being purchased for the multi-role fighter aircraft, but it is a heavy-duty, twin-engine, long-range fighter.
So far, the Indian Air Force from the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) and Sukhoi Aviation Holding Company ordered 220 SU -30 MKI fighters, and is expected to purchase directly from the Sukhoi company plus 70 -90 aircraft of this type of aircraft, its current aircraft inventory to fill the gap. SU -30 MKI is considered the most advanced and versatile four-generation semi-fighters. In the course of the exercise, the aircraft’s performance consistently better than other similar aircraft – such as the U.S. Air Force F-15 “Eagle” fighter. Su-30 is a large aircraft, its empty weight is 17,700 kg, 38,800 kg fully loaded weight of a combat radius of more than 2,000 km. Moreover, despite the Su-30 was larger, but still highly flexible and mobile.
Finally, the article said that the current negotiations on the procurement of aircraft already kicked off, and is expected to end at the end of 2010. After assessing the final results of the action will commence immediately. However, the high-level appointments by the impact of the action may also assess a number of years. When that happens, India will experience a long and tortuous price negotiations, and that regime change affected not only by India as well as its aircraft supplier. Therefore, India will spend about 10 years time to consider related issues, after an order. By that time, the fifth-generation fighter may have access to the global army. (Compiled: Spring)
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