Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Pakistan To Produce JF-17 Thunder Block II Fighter Aircraft Till 2016

Pakistan Aeronautical Complex (PAC) has launched the production of imroved JF-17 Thunder Block II fighter aircraft in a ceremony attended by the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

JF-17 Thunder Block II fighter jet will have built in air-to-air refuelling capability, new avionics, enhanced load weapons carrying capacity, enhanced data link and electronic warfare capabilities. PAC plans to produce JF-17 Block II till 2016 after which it will switch to the JF-17 Block III. JF-17 Thunder Block III fighter aircraft will have new powerfull engine and additional weapons.

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