Top 10 Fighter Planes In The World

The fighter planes in modern era are highly advanced, with greater speed, stealth, armament and technology, which plays major role in warfare. The airstrikes and stealth activities are incredibly devastating. Modern fighter planes are manufactured with advanced dynamics, better compatibility of weapons, and Low Probability of Intercept Radar (LPIR). Our list of top 10 fighter planes in the world is based on the analysis of Range, Speed, Combat Radius, Service Ceiling and Rate of Climb.

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10. Dassault Mirage 2000(France)

The Dassault Mirage 2000 is a fourth-generation single-engine jet fighter produced by French aircraft manufacturer Dassault Aviation.

Dassault Mirage 2000

Features:
Max Speed : 2,530+ km/h at high altitude/ 1,110 km/h at low altitude
Range : 1,550 km with drop tank and 3,335 km with auxiliary fuelCombat Radius: 800nm (1,475 km) w/4,250-kg bombs, 1,000nm (1,850 km) w/21,700-litre drop tank
Service Ceiling : 17,060 m (59,000 ft)
Thrust : 0.7 at loaded weight
Rate of Climb : 285 m/s

9. F-16 Fighting Falcon (US)

The F-16 Fighting Falcon is a multirole aircraft with single-engine manufactured by General Dynamics. United States Air Force is its primary users. It is designed for all weather condition.

F 16 Fighting Falcon

Features:
Max speed : 2,120 km/h at high altitude/ 1,470 km/h at low altitude
Range : 2,120 km with drop tank
Combat Radius : 550 km on a hi-lo-hi mission with four 450kg bombs
Service Ceiling : 15,240+ m (50,000+ ft)
Thrust : 1.095 at loaded weight
Rate of Climb : 254 m/s

8. Boeing Super Hornet (US)

The Boeing Super hornet is double-seated twin-engine American multirole fighter jet manufactured by McDonnell Douglas. The Super Hornet  carries both air-to-surface and air-to-air weapons.

Boeing Super Hornet

Features:
Max Speed : 1,915 km/h at high altitude/ 1,190 km/h at low altitude
Range : 2,346 km with AIM-9s
Combat Radius : 722 km for interdiction mission
Service Ceiling : 15,000+ m (50,000 ft)
Thrust : 0.93 at loaded weight
Rate of Climb : 228 m/s

7. F-15 Eagle (US)

The F-15 Eagle is a twin-engine American all-weather aircraft manufactured by McDonnell Douglas.

F 15 Eagle

Features:
Max Speed : 2,665+ km/h at high altitude/ 1,450 km/h at low altitude
Range : 5,550 km with conformal and external fuel tank
Combat Radius : 1,967 km for interdiction mission
Service Ceiling : 20,000 m (65,000 ft)
Thrust : 1.07 at loaded weight
Rate of Climb : 254 m/s

6. Dassault Rafale (France)

The Dassault Rafale is a twin engine,canard delta-wing produced by French aircraft Dassault aviation. Rafale is intended to perform nuclear strike,interdiction and air supremacy.

Dassault Rafale

Features:
Max Speed : 1,912 km/h at high altitude/ 1,390 km/h at low altitude
Range : 3,700+ km with 3 drop tank
Combat Radius : 1,852+ km for penetration mission
Service Ceiling : 15,235 m (50,000 ft)
Thrust : 0.988 at loaded weight
Rate of Climb : 304.8 m/s

5. Sukhoi Su- 30 (Russia)

The Sukhoi Su-30 is a twin-engine double-seated Russian supermaneuverable fighter jet manufactured by Sukhoi Aviation Corporation. Su-30 is featured with air-to-air and air-to-surface deep interdiction missions.

Sukhoi Su 30

Features:
Max Speed : 2,120 km/h at high altitude/ 1,320 km/h at low altitude
Range : 3,000 km at altitude
Combat Radius : 1,242 km for interdiction mission
Service Ceiling : 17,300 m (56,800 ft)
Thrust : 1.00 at loaded weight
Rate of Climb : 230 m/s

4. Sukhoi Su-35 (Russia)

The Sukhoi Su-35 is yet another lethal Russian aircraft with single- seat double-engine manufactured by Komsomolsk-on-Amur Aircraft Production Association.

Sukhoi Su 35

Features:
Max Speed : 2,390 km/h at high altitude/ 1,490 km/h at low altitude
Range : 3,600 km at altitude and 1,580 km at sea level and ferry rank of 4,500km with 2 external tanks.
Combat Radius : 1,600 km for interdiction mission
Service Ceiling : 20,000+ m (65,000 ft)
Thrust : 1.41 at loaded weight
Rate of Climb : 310 m/s

3. Eurofighter Typhoon (UK,Germany,Italy,Spain)

The Eurofighter Typhoon is a multirole twin-engine manufactured by a consortium of 3 companies; BAE Systems, Airbus Group and Alenia Aermacchi.

Eurofighter Typhoon

Features:
Max Speed : 2,495 km/h at high altitude/ 1,550 km/h at low altitude
Range : 2,900 km and ferry range of 3,790 km
Combat Radius : 1,389 km for interdiction mission
Service Ceiling : 16,000 m (70,000 ft)
Thrust : 1.15 at loaded weight
Rate of Climb : 315 m/s

2. Sukhoi T-50 (Russia)

The Sukhoi T-50 is  a single-seated, twin-engine stealthy fighter jet manufactured by NAPO for Russian Air Force.

Sukhoi T 50

Features:
Max Speed : 2,440 km/h at high altitude/ 1,520 km/h at low altitude
Range : 3,500 km and ferry range of 5,500 km
Combat Radius : 1,690 km
Service Ceiling : 20,000 m (65,000 ft)
Thrust : 1.41 at loaded weight
Rate of Climb : 315 m/s

1. F-22 Raptor (US)

The F-22 Raptor is an advanced tactical stealth all weather fighter jet manufactured for United States Air Force by Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, Boeing Defense, Space and Security.

F 22 Raptor

Features:
Max Speed : 2,410 km/h at high altitude/ 1,963 km/h at low altitude
Range : 2,960 km and ferry range of 3,320 km
Combat Radius : 760 km
Service Ceiling : 20,000 m (65,000 ft)
Thrust : 1.08 at loaded weight
Rate of Climb : 300 m/s


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