F-16

Role Multirole fighter, air superiority fighter
National origin United States
Manufacturer General Dynamics
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
First flight 20 January 1974
Introduction 17 August 1978
Status In service
Primary users United States Air Force
25 other users (see operators page)
Produced 1973–present
Number built 4,573 (July 2016)[1]
Unit cost
F-16A/B: US$14.6 million (1998 dollars)[2]
F-16C/D: US$18.8 million (1998 dollars)[2]
Variants General Dynamics F-16 VISTA
Developed into Vought Model 1600
General Dynamics F-16XL
Mitsubishi F-2

Specifications:

Performance

Armament

  • Guns: 1 × 20 mm (0.787 in) M61A1 Vulcan 6-barrel Gatling cannon, 511 rounds
  • Hardpoints: 2 × wing-tip Air-to-air missile launch rails, 6 × under-wing, and 3 × under-fuselage pylon (2 of 3 for sensors) stations with a capacity of Up to 17,000 lb (7,700 kg) of stores
  • Rockets:
    • 4 × LAU-61/LAU-68 rocket pods (each with 19/7 × Hydra 70 mm/APKWS[241] rockets, respectively)
    • 4 × LAU-5003 rocket pods (each with 19 × CRV7 70 mm rockets)
    • 4 × LAU-10 rocket pods (each with 4 × Zuni 127 mm rockets)
  • Missiles:

MIG-29

Role Air superiority fighter, multirole fighter
National origin Soviet Union
Russia
Manufacturer Mikoyan
First flight 6 October 1977
Introduction July 1982
Status In service
Primary users Russian Air Force
Indian Air Force
Ukrainian Air Force
Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force
See Operators below for others
Produced 1981–present
Number built 1,600+[1]
Unit cost
US$11 million (MiG-29B, 1984, 1999)[2][3]
US$29 million (average cost, 2009)[4][5]
Variants Mikoyan MiG-29M
Mikoyan MiG-29K
Mikoyan MiG-35

Specifications:

  • Crew: 1
  • Length: 17.37 m (57 ft)
  • Wingspan: 11.4 m (37 ft 3 in)
  • Height: 4.73 m (15 ft 6 in)
  • Wing area: 38 m² (409 ft²)
  • Empty weight: 11,000 kg (24,250 lb)
  • Loaded weight: 15,300 kg (33,730 lb)
  • Max. takeoff weight: 20,000 kg (44,100 lb)
  • Powerplant: 2 × Klimov RD-33 afterburning turbofans, 8,300 kgf (81.4 kN, 18,300 lbf) each
  • Fuel capacity: 3,500 kg. (7,716 lbs.) internal

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