How does the Rafale jet compare?

How does the Rafale jet compare?

Rafale can also be used for anti-nuclear strikes, anti-ship strikes, and in-depth operations….Hemant Singh.

Comparison F-16 Rafale
Measurement of Jet The height is 5.09 mtr, length 15 mtr and wingspan is 9.44 mtr. Rafael has a height of 5.30 meters, length 15.30 meters, and wingspan 10.90 meters.

Is F-16 or Rafale more powerful?

The Rafale reaches a maximum speed that is 410 knots faster than the F-16. – Maximum thrust is 34,000 (lbf / pound-force). Rafale produces 5,000 more pound-forces of thrust than the F-16. – Exterior Dimensions: Height 17.52 feet., wingspan 35.43 feet, total length 50.10 feet.

Is Rafale most advanced fighter jet?

The Indian Air Force inducted its first batch of Dassault Rafale fighter planes on 10 September. Following their induction into the 17th squadron, the Rafale will be one of the IAF’s most advanced aircraft in its fighter fleet.

Is JF 17 better than Rafale?

The additional weight means the Rafale is capable of carrying significantly more fuel and weapons—around 9.5 tonnes—externally than the JF-17, which has a maximum external load of 3.8 tonnes. The Rafale is also more manoeuvrable given its design as a delta wing aircraft employing canard fore-planes.

How many f16 Pakistan have?

Active aircraft

Aircraft Manufacturer Total
Combat Aircraft
F-16 Fighting Falcon General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin 85
JF-17 Thunder PAC, CAC 138
Mirage 5 Dassault 139

Which is faster Rafale or Sukhoi?

Sukhoi is much better than Rafale. The speed of su 30mki is 2.1 to 2.2 mach. And most important point is that now su 30mki has Brahmos missile. And Brahmos is world’s fastest super cruise missile….Rafale vs SU-30MKI.

Range (mile) 62 99
Range (km) 100 160
Speed (mph) 2640 2970
Speed (km/h) 4248 4779

Why is Rafale so powerful?

It comes with a radar seeker. It also comes with an infrared seeker and the reason which makes it very advanced is that it can be fired for the short-range to your long-range as well right up to a 100 km. It’s already in service with the Indian Air Force is Mirages and is the primary weapon system of Rafales as well.

Which is better jf17 or Tejas?

Having thus saved a significant amount of weight, the Tejas can carry more payload, increasing its operational range and strike power. In contrast, the JF-17, a Gen-3 aircraft that China developed for export, is constructed of aluminium alloy.