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Technical Specifications J-10A
Powerplant: one 122.58 kN (27,557 lb st) Lyulka-Saturn AL-31FN afterburning turbofan or equivalent Chinese-produced WS-10A turbofan.
Dimensions: length 15.50m; height ?; wing span 9.70m; wing area 39sqm
Weights: empty 8,300 kg; Max Take-Off Weight 18,000 kg
Armament: one internal 23mm cannon; up to 4500 kg (9,920lb) of ordnance including PL-8, PL-11, PL-12 (SD-10), R-73, R-77 air-to-air missiles, free-fall and guided bombs, YJ-8K ASM, YJ-9 ARM, unguided rockets, auxiliary fuel tanks, carried on up to 11 external stations.
Length 49.3 ft / 15.03 m
Height 16.7 ft / 5.09 m
Wingspan 32.8 ft / 10.0 m
Wing area 300 sq ft / 27.87 sq m
Weight empty 20,300 lb / 9,207.9 kg
Maximum take-off weight 48,000 lb / 21,772 kg
Internal fuel 5,920 lb / 2,685.2 kg
Speed 1,500 mph (Mach 2 at altitude)
Range 1,740 n. mi
Power plant One Pratt & Whitney
One General Electric
Engine thrust F110-GE-129 29,500 lb
F100-PW-229 29,100 lb
Originally posted by mrmonsoon
This still leaves Pakistan WAY below India's military capability.
It is interesting they are purchasing them from China, a enemy of India.
Does that mean that China would use hostilities between India and Pakistan as an opportunity to attack India, I mean defend Pakistan?
[edit on 11/13/2009 by mrmonsoon]