Imagine your life without the jet air fighters. I think the life on the Earth could not be possible without the fighter jets because these are the most important things that saves the lives of countries and even nations while staying in the battlefields and fight for their nation. They have a very popular and important role in in military aviation and frontlines.
And that is the reason why developed countries focus on the development of the advanced and latest jet fighters so as to safeguard their nation. Here is the list of the top 10 most advanced jet fighters in the world that have gained the rating from the whole world:
10. Chengdu J-10
Also known as Vigorous Dragon in the west is one of the most advanced and latest jet fighters in the world that has the branches originating from China. This is the light weight jet that is capable of functioning in all the weathers ranging from snowy to rainy. Its delta wing and canard design make it capable of flight and fight. Pakistan air Force is the only exporter of this jet fighter.
9. F-16 Fighting Falcon
Also known as General dynamics F-16 is one of the best known jet fighters in the world that was developed by the General Dynamics for Air Force of United States. This jet is on number 9th rank because of its quality air superiority and all weather multirole system. The fighter has the built in M61 Vulcan Cannon that is capable of firing 20 mm rounds at the extremely high rate.
8. Mikoyan MiG-35
On the rank number 8th, is the fighter from Russia that is also counted as one of the most advanced fighter series in the world. This Russian fighter series is composed of very advanced and latest technologies with the improved weapon systems making this fighter jet to be the most reliable and the multi- role fighters.
7. Dassault Rafale
This next jet fighter on the list is from France, that one is considered to be the latest and advanced fighter jet which is designed by Dassault Aviation. The reason for it on the 7th rank is that this Rafale is the dual engine, delta wing canard model that is used as the multi- role fighter. This jet fighter is distinguished from all the other fighters on the list is that it is capable of performing nuclear strike missions, air supremacy and interdiction at the same time.
6. F-15 Eagle
Formerly known as McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle, is the American fighter jet that is also a twin engine and the all- weather tactical fighter that has the been exported to countries like Japan, Israel, Saudi Arabia and many others. This is one of the most successful and latest jet fighter that is allocated the title of air superior fighter.
5. Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet
This jet fighter is designed and produced by McDonnell Douglas, is one of the most advanced fighter jet in the world because of its large and advanced derivatives F/A-18C and D Hornet. This is also the twin engine carrier and multiple fighter aircraft that has the internal 20 mm M61 rotary cannon that is capable of providing consistent air dominance.
4. Sukhoi Su-35
Another advanced jet fighter on the list is the Sukhoi Su-35 that is the heavy upgrade of Su- 27 Flanker. This fighter jet is the single seated, twin engine multi- role fighter that was designed by Sukhoi. This fighter is also known as the Super Flanker because of its almost similar features that the Su- 27 Flanker contains.
3. Eurofighter Typhoon
Next on the list is the jet fighter from the European nations to have air supremacy. It is one of the most advanced and the latest jet fighter that is holding the position of 3rdrank because of its advanced and extreme security features.
2. F-22 Raptor
Holding the second position in our list is the F-22 Raptor that is also a single seated and the dual engine jet fighter that is developed for the supremacy of USAF. The additional capabilities of this jet fighter are electronic warfare, ground attack and also the signal intelligence roles that make it the one of the most advanced jet fighter of the world.
1. F-35 Lightning II
Topping the list is the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II, which is considered to be the most advanced air fighter of the world. This jet also belongs to the family of single seared and twin engine fighters that was developed by the United States. It is one of the most innovative fighters that have the capability of stealth.