Top 10 Best Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft Projects
Fighter aircrafts are designed especially for the air to air combats with other aircrafts. Some aircrafts are designed for the bombing purpose to the ground and air called “fighter-bombers”. Fighter aircrafts play a very important role in a country’s strength, at crucial times they really help in the guerrilla warfare.
Well here we have this list about the top ten fifth generation aircraft projects, and this list is based on the budget spending, planning and development or you can say the overall fulfillers of requirements.
10. Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft (AMCA)
This aircraft is going to be in India in almost 2020. It is a single seat, tin engine strength and is a multirole fighter, it is under development phase and its project success rate is 20%.
Its budget is estimated to be USD 12 billion and will be introduced in 2020. Its user will be ROK and Indonesian Air Force. It is said that its first flight will be scheduled in 2017. It is a single seat, twin engine with stealth capabilities more than the Dassault Rafale or Eurofighter Typhoon and less than F-35 Lightening II and the project success rate is 80%, seriously good luck for them.
8. ATD-X Shinshin
This fifth generation aircraft will be introduced in 2020 and its first flight is scheduled in 2014. This aircraft is under development process and will be used by Japan Air Self- Defense Force.
7. Mikoyan LMFS
This Aircraft is also going to be introduced in 2020, it is a single engine stealth fighter and is based on the canceled MiG 1.44. Russian Air Force is going to use this air craft and the project success rate is estimated as 80%.
This will be introduced in 2020 and will be used by Chinese/Pakistani Air Force. It is proposed to have a single engine stealth fighter and will be based on J-10B,JF-17 or may be on a totally new design.
5. Sukhoi/HAL FGFA
This is a twin-seat, twin-engine stealth fighter and is going to be on the same pattern from the PAK FA. It is going to be introduced in 2020 and will be used by Indian Air Force with the help of Russia. The success rate is said to be 90%.
4. F-35 Lightening II
It is a joint Strike Fighter by US, UK, Italy, The Netherlands, Canada, Turkey, Australia, Norway and Denmark. It is said to have a budget of USD 40 billion and will be used by US Air Force and other. Its first flight was in 15th December, 2006 and the project is about to finish and introduced in 2016. The success rate is 95%. It is a single-seat, single-engine and stealth multirole fighter.
3. Black Eagle J-20
This is a twin-engine stealth multirole righter with single seat. Its first flight is scheduled in this year i.e. 2011 and will be introduced in 2015 to 2019. This will be used by Chinese Air Force and the success r ate is estimated to be 100%