Fighter jets have remained the traditional backbone & core pivot of the fighting capabilities of Air Forces globally with their unmatched capabilities for conducting a broad range of critical missions. In term of capabilities, the 5th generation aircraft programs are already proving to be clear favorites to replace the legacy platforms with the F-35 Lightning II spearheading the charge & the generational shift towards stealth.
This work is intended to be a quick yet comprehensive resource on the World's Top Fighter Jet Aircraft Programs with a comparative, head-to-head comparison & match-ups on technical specifications & capabilities, in almost virtual dogfights, followed by comparative analysis based on technical & business perspective.
For Military Aviation Buffs, it will be akin to a joyride at high supersonic speeds full of High-G aerobatics, while for the Pros, it will prove to be an unmatched & invaluable domain resource.
So, put your flying gear on and simply Hop In!
Aircraft Programs Covered:
1. Boeing F-15E Strike Eagle/F-15EX Eagle II
2. Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet
3. Lockheed Martin F-16V Fighting Falcon Block 70
4. Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II JSF
5. Dassault Rafale
6. Eurofighter Typhoon
7. Lockheed Martin F-22A Raptor
8. Sukhoi Su-35 Super Flanker/Flanker-E (NATO)
9. Chengdu J-20 Mighty Dragon
10. Sukhoi Su-57 Felon