We are living in the era of technology where everything is getting modernized. As where the aircraft technology is concerned, we have moved to the next generation of aircraft fighters. The fifth generation fighter aircraft is equipped with the state art of technology listed by the United States. Here is the list of top 10 fifth generation fighter aircrafts developed so far.
Below is the list of 10 most amazing fifth generation fighter aircrafts:
10. HAL AMCA – India
Standing for Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft, HAL AMCA is developed by India as a fifth generation fighter aircraft equipped with a twin engine and single-seat. Work has been started on this aircraft and it is expected to be prepared in 2018 by the Defence Research and Development Organization. The aircraft will complement the other aircrafts.
9. Shenyang J-31 (F-60) – China
This fighter aircraft by China is currently under progress by Shenyang Aircraft Corporation and is known for its first journey in 2012. The aircraft is also popularly known by the names Falcon Hawk, F-60 or J-21 Snowy Owl, Gyrfalcon, etc.
8. HAL Sukhoi PMF FGFA – India & Russia
It is a cooperated project of the development of fifth generation fighter aircraft (FGFA) by Russia and India. The project was derived from PAK FA (T-50) which was also being developed for the Indian Air Force. The earlier name of this Indian aircraft was FGFA but the combined project is now known as Perspective Multi-Role Fighter (PMF). It is expected that the aircraft will be introduced in service in 2022.
7. TAI TFX / F-X – Turkey
Turkey has started its work in the development of its personal fifth generation aircraft known as TFX by the Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI). Instead of importing foreign military goods, Turkey is going to join Japan, United States, South Korea, China and Russia in the development of fifth generation fighter aircraft.
6. Mitsubishi ATD-X (Shinshin) – Japan
Japan can never be left behind when it comes to new fighter technology. Japan is also committed in the development of fifth generation fighter aircraft known as ATD-X (Shinshin). This aircraft uses the stealth technology which is being developed for the research purposes by Ministry of Defense Technical Research and Development Institute (TRDI). It is considered as the first domestic stealth fighter from Japan.