MMRCA aircraft even if it is F-16 will not have much affect on IAF since main chunk of MMRCA plane will be based mostly in North East and Forward bases of Jap Sector (Kolkata) which can even have MKI. Recent Articles and air force officers have made it clear that MMRCA winner shall be based in Jap sector , different plane’s like Tejas ,Mig-29,M2k ,MKI will defend Western SectorQuite appropriate. To be trustworthy, ToT, avionics and what not apart, efficiency of the plane is crucial IMO if it will have to operate along aspect the MKI on occasions, particularly in that exact space. When you consider it, its self-explanatory why the IAF sent up its MKI’s against the RAF’s Typhoon’s on, IIRC two events? Once within the UK and again in India a short while ago and never solely would it not have been a “vs” contest, its secure to say that they would’ve labored collectively too against the likes of the Tornados, Harriers, Mirages, Migs and many others.
The NG would be the most trendy and state-of-the-artwork of all of the fighters in the MMRCA. Typhoon and Rafale are both older than the NG which is being developed as we converse. Kinematically it would compete with any of the others, pulling 10g without breaking a sweat. The present Gripen has a very low RCS, the NG may have additional RCS reduction. You do know that the current Gripen has radars blockers in air intakes, in addition the engine just isn’t seen through intakes. The radar radome consists of RAM material that solely lets the radar frequencies by. etc, and many others.
Which is completely flawed and I actually do not understand why Gripen supporters at all times say this? It is better on some points, agreed, but mainly on … Read the rest