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PAKISTAN Unveils The First Serial Production Of Next Generation And Hi-Tech JF-17 Block-3 Multirole Fighter Jets:

PAKISTAN’s State Owned PAKISTAN Aeronautical Complex (PAC) Kamra has unveiled the first serial production of PAKISTAN’s Next Generation, Cutting-edge and Hi-Tech JF-17 Block-3 Fighter Jets

According to the details, PAKISTAN Aeronautical Complex (PAC) Kamra has unveiled the serial number 3P-11; means that 11 JF-17 Block-3 Aircraft have been completed by the facility.

In the picture, it could easily be seen as JF-17 Block-3 Jets covered with Yellow Prima Paint, which is done to protect the aircraft due to corrosion, standing in a row.

Although, the photograph shows the random order of the Aircraft, but the highest number amongst them is 3P-11, which clearly indicates that PAC Kamra has manufactured at least 11 units of the JF-17 Block 3 Aircraft till now.

It is expected that PAKISTAN’s Next Generation JF-17 Block-3 Aircraft will make their debut along with the J-10C Vigorous Dragon 4.5++ Gen Semi-Stealth Fighter Jets during PAKISTAN DAY Military Parade on the eve of 23rd March 2022.

PAKISTAN AIR FORCE has just announced a few days ago that it has acquired the Squadrons of J-10 Vigorous Dragon Multi-Role Fighter Jets from Iron Brother CHINA and these Fighter Jet to conduct Fly past in the PAKISTAN’s Federal Capital, Islamabad, on the eve of PAKISTAN DAY Military Parade on 23rd March, 2022.

It is expected that the PAKISTAN AIR FORCE J-10C 4.5++ Generation Semi-Stealth Fighter Jets would be accompanied by the newly developed JF-17 Block-3 Aircraft during the PAKISTAN DAY Military Parade.

It is pertinent to mention that PAKISTAN AIR FORCE has ordered the construction of at least 50 units of JF-17 Block-3 Fighter Jets to PAKISTAN Aeronautical Complex (PAC) Kamra.

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Out of 50 units, PAC Kamra has completed at least 11 units of JF-17 Block-III and it would be handed over to the PAKISTAN AIR FORCE following the successful testing and trials.

After inducting the single-seat variant of JF-17 Block-3 in its Combat Squadron, PAKISTAN AIR FORCE will also be looking to develop and induct the Twin-Seat variant of JF-17 Block-3 in its Arsenal.

Significance of the JF-17 Block-3 Multirole Fighter Jets for PAKISTAN AIR FORCE:

JF-17 Block-3 is the first Fighter Jet made by the Sacred Country PAKISTAN that is powered by the Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) Radar, more powerful engine and state of the art Infrared Search and Track System (IRST).

The AESA Radars packed J-F-17 Block-3 Fighter Jets will help to provide a greater immunity and situational awareness to the Hybrid Complex Electronic Warfare, while boosting options for Offensive Electronic Warfare.

The JF-17 Block-3 Multirole and All-weather Fighter Jets are fully integrated and compatible with the latest, hi-tech and lethal CHINESE Weapons systems, including the PL-10, PL-11 and PL-15 Long Range Air to Air Missile (LRAAM).

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The estimated range of the PL-15 Long Range Air to Air Missile is 200-300 Kilometers and by arming the PL-15 to JF-17 Block-3, PAKISTAN AIR FORCE can easily hunt all sorts of indian air force fighter jets, including rafale, SU30MKI and Mirage 2000 and MiG-21 with pinpoint accuracy.

The CHINESE PL-15 Long Range Air to Air Missile (LRAAM) not only features a longer range than all its predecessors, but it also uses its own AESA Guidance Radar, which gives it a decisive edge over the all the American, European and Russian Missiles.

The PL-15 LRAAM is the most advanced, cutting-edge and lethal Missile built by PAKISTAN Iron Brother CHINA. 

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Salient Features of PAKISTAN’s Next Gen JF-17 Block-3 Multirole Fighter Jets:

  • AESA NRIET KLJ-7A AESA Radar
  • 3-Axis fly-by-wire flight system
  • Helmet Mounted Display and Sighting System (HMD/S)
  • Features Extra hardpoints under the fuselage for Electronic Counter Measure, Reconnaissance and Target Designation Pods
  • Wide-angle Holographic (HUD) Display, that is derived from the CHINESE J-20 Stealth Fighter Jets
  • Dual wing pylons for medium-range air-to-air missiles
  • New weapons, such as PL-10 and PL-15 Long Range Air to Air Missile
  • CM400AKG Long-Range Anti-Ship Missiles
  • Advanced Avionics and cockpit
  • Increased use of composite material in wing structure and fuselage to lessen the weight of the fighter jets

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