JF 17 THUNDER BLOCK 3 AIRCRAFT REVEALED - JOINT FIGHTER
By: Jahanzaib Tanveer
Sep 27, 2019
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JF 17 THUNDER BLOCK 3 AIRCRAFT REVEALED - JOINT FIGHTER

JF 17 Thunder is the crown head of Pakistan Air Force (PAF), the brilliant, the exceptional and one of the best fighter aircrafts in the region. JF17 thunder between Pakistan and China one of beautiful relationship masterpiece. Jf17 Thunder jointly developed by Pakistan Kamra Aeronautical complex and Chengdu Aircraft Corporation. JF17 Thunder for PAF is no less than achievement because achievement of PAF, the very few air forces in the world who made aircraft manufactured.

International media is showing interest in aircraft because it affordable price, which makes better than competitors American F16, Indian Tejas, France Rafale aircraft. The biggest advantage of F17 Thunder functionality wise features offer low budget price. If we cost comparison with competitor today modern F16 price offer over $ 30 million, while F17 Thunder available in $25 million.

JF 17 THUNDER BLOCK 3 COMBAT CAPABILITIES

jf 17 thunder block 3 has capable of air to air refuel. In war/difficult time it capability to carry weaponry of 3500 kg / 8000 pounds which includes wide range of modern weaponry. It carries air to sea missile, air to ground, anti-ship missile, anti-radiation missile, satellite guided bombers, short range lazar guided. Recently guided smart bomb successfully has been operated in which JF17 Thunder carry capabilities will give to next level.

It can pinpoint accuracy targeted which is invisible from far distance this technology known as BVR (Beyond visual Range). In BVR system in which smart bomber utilize, with pinpoint accuracy target at extend range without any collateral damages. Moreover, it also carry atom bombs warhead missiles.

JF 17 THUNDER BLOCK 3 SPECIFICATIONS

JF17 Thunder is a multiple role fight aircraft that works multiple tasks in one package. Basically it is capable of air to air combat and capable to engage and intercept of enemies aircraft in the air. It is also capable attack air to ground means Two victims in one arrow.it can also do air-reconnaissance(recce/spy) at enemies place.

It can provide confidential information through an image sensor. Most Russian and American aircraft design manufacture in the market never do specific tasks (multiple purposes) it is few aircraft known as multiple role aircraft and JF 17 Thunder is one of them. Its aerobat feature (light weight) due to this, it holds height combat aerobatic maneuvering capabilities means it gain height very quickly. In medium altitude it can turn very fast. Also can dive very fast. Due to height combat, aerobatic maneuvering capability (light weight) is only one engine mounted.

Mostly aircrafts have two engine for reason of one engine, less speed from Competitors aircraft. Comparison Average speed of competitors are above 2000 km/h and JF 17 Thunder is 1900 km/h. The speed unit of supersonic fighter defined in mach. The average JF 17 thunder speed is in between 1.6 to 1.8 Mach (1900-2000 km/h). It can fly maximum height of 55,000 feet. The advantage of one engine is low maintenance cost.

JF 17 THUNDER BLOCK 3 UPGRADATIONS

In Block 3 Chinese scale AESA radar system is also installing. The ASEA (active electronic scan array) is an advanced level system, the first time will be install only in JF 17 Thunder. The advantage of ASEA Technology can collect from far distance maximum information be provide. It can also engage multiple targets and destroy at one time which is a big deal.

Moreover according to a news report in jf 17 thunder block 3 there will be installation of new electronic warfare system upgrade avionics which are 3 access; fly by wire, digital control system and one mounted display helmet. With new system, the information sharing capability will be much faster, from which detect the enemies aircraft and intercept quickly.

More Attractive Option in the International Markets

The reasonable JF 17 thunder price multiple capability gives in international markets more attractive option due to which provide potential buyers/purchaser. In International market there are Iran, Turkey, Argentina, Malaysia, Azerbaijan and Zimbabwe and other counties showing their interest to purchase new JF 17 Thunder.

According to news report, Myanmar purchased new JF 17 Thunder from Pakistan. Recently, most probably next year buyer will Nigeria because Nigeria facing anti-terror activities in their own country. Pakistan has set the example in front of the world using JF 71 Thunder in their own anti-terror operation. Recently, Pakistan dog fight with India JF 17 Thunder was playing the important role in which proof it the interception capabilities.

Jahanzaib Tanveer

Jahanzaib Tanveer

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