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 JF-17 Thunder - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Joint Fighter-17 (JF-17) Thunder, also known as the Fighter China-1 (FC-1) Fierce Dragon in China, is a single seat multirole fighter aircraft co-developed by China and Pakistan.
It is expected to be introduced into the Pakistan Air Force in 2006.
CAC says it will roll out a modified FC-1 prototype by year-end featuring revised air intakes, an extended strake and a larger vertical fin.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/JF-17   (1263 words)

 FC-1 / JF-17 Thunder
The JF-17 Thunder, whose performance is matched only by F-16s in the Pakistan Air Force's current inventory, would be replacing the aging fleet of Mirage, F-7s and A-5s.
It flews 17 minutes before it returned to the airport.
The aircraft is being considered as a match for the Indian Light Combat Aircraft (LCA), which is expected to form the backbone of the Indian Air Force in future.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/world/china/fc-1.htm   (1613 words)

 IDEAS 2004 - International Defence Exhibition & Seminar
JF-17 Thunder is a multi-role, light weight aircraft, suitable to fly in all kinds of weather.
The avionics package finalized for the JF-17 Thunder aircraft is a fully integrated avionics suite with redundant mission computer and fire control radar to support beyond visual range missiles.
The JF-17 Thunder project has progressed at a fair pace since its inception in 1995 and has undergone various phases of its development cycle.
www.ideaspakistan.com /JF-17.htm   (328 words)

 Pakistan Times.net
The company is manufacturing JF-17 thunder jet, which has been jointly funded and developed by Pakistan and China since the launch of the landmark project in 1999.
President Musharraf met with officers of Pakistan Air Force, who are engaged in the joint JF-17 thunder jet project.The maiden flight of JF-17 took place in September 2003.
He went around design and research institutes of the facility and its avionics laboratory in the capital of the southwest Sichuan province.
pakistantimes.net /top02240601.htm   (278 words)

 Pakistan Link Headlines
JF-17 Thunder, fighter aircraft is being manufactured jointly by Pakistan and China and last it was flown by the Chinese test pilots.
With the test flights of JF-17, PAF pilots will regularly participate in the test-flights of JF-17 aircraft alongside their Chinese counter parts to complete the flight test and evaluation phase of the aircraft.
ISLAMABAD: Two Pakistan Air Force test pilots created history by flying the newly manufactured single-seat JF-17 Thunder prototype-1 aircraft for the first time, PAF Directorate of Public Relations Friday official stated here.
www.pakistanlink.com /headlines/April04/10/03.html   (270 words)

The JF-17 Thunder fighter aircraft, is a major step forward towards cooperation between the armed forces of the two countries, the president said while speaking on the occasion.
CHENGDU, CHINA Feb 23 : President Pervez Musharraf Thursday inspected the prototype s of JF-17 Thunder fighter aircraft which is being jointly produced by the two countries at Flight Test Station at Chengdu.
General Pervez Musharraf also visited the aircraft assembly lines and met with Pakistani Air Force officers who are participating in the joint production of JF-17 Thunder fighter plane.
www.pakistanlink.com /Headlines/Feb06/23/08.htm   (129 words)

 JF-17 Thunder - Pakistani Forces Forum
JF-17 Thunder is a co-design, co-development and co-production project between China and Pakistan.
The Air Force plans to induct more than 100 Joint Fighter-17 (JF-17) Thunders, jointly produced by China’s Chengdu Aircraft Industry Corporation and Pakistan Aeronautical Complex, to replace a fleet of ageing Mirage fighters.
ISLAMABAD: The contract of infrastructure development of JF-17 (Thunder) aircraft has been awarded to M/S China State Construction Engineering Corporation.
pakistaniforces.com /forums/showthread.php?t=871   (1778 words)

 The Republic F-105 Thunderchief
In March 1956, the service had ordered 65 more F-105Bs and 17 RF-105Bs, followed by an order for five two-seat "F-105C" trainers to provide instruction in the Thunderchief's advanced avionics systems.
Rolling Thunder was largely the brainchild of US Defense Secretary Robert S. McNamara, and had the objective of pressuring North Vietnam to the bargaining table by performing a series of restrained but increasingly severe strikes, hence the codename.
However, by this time the F-105D was being withdrawn from combat and the T-Stick II aircraft never went to war, serving out their time stateside.
www.vectorsite.net /avf105.html   (8224 words)

 JF-17.com : Your Best Resource for JF-17/FC-1
Fighter China 1 (FC-1) / Joint Fighter 17 (JF-17) Thunder is a fighter plane being developed by Pakistan and China.
The Combat plane is to be used by People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) and Pakistan Air Force (PAF).
Aircraft's primary weapon will be SD-10 BVRAAM and will be powered by Klimov RD-93.
www.jf-17.com   (53 words)

 Pakistan has adequate oil reserves to meet any contingency
The Vice President of AVIC-1 told the Minister that the JF-17 Thunder will be having the best avionics systems and would contribute a lot towards strengthening the Defence capability of Pakistan particularly the Air Force.
RAWALPINDI, Apr 6 (APP): Federal Minister for Defence Production, Habibullah Wariach has said that JF-17 Thunder project will help to further strengthen the Defence capability of Pakistan.
The Minister said that the launching of the project jointly by Pakistan and China was a testimony of the long standing and deep-rooted friendship between the two countries.
www.infopak.gov.pk /news/appnews/appnews2005/app_apr07_2005.htm   (2392 words)

 The Thunder Jet (by Mumtaz Hamid Rao) - Media Monitors Network (MMN)
The JF-17 Thunder fighter aircraft took to the skies in the southwestern Chinese city of Chengdu in Sichuan province for an eight-minute run.
Fabulous JF-17 Thunder substitutes the aging fleet of Mirage, F-7s and A-5s.
As an icon of matchless friendship-elevated, towering, sky-scraping n' virtually loftier than the mighty Himalayan peaks n' summits-Pakistan and China have-eventually-set of the chivalrous n' charismatic JF-17 Thunder lightweight, all weather, multi-role aircraft with a toning presentation of F-16 fighter plane.
usa.mediamonitors.net /content/view/full/515   (888 words)

 The Tribune, Chandigarh, India - World
"The JF-17 (Thunder) aircraft will arrive in Pakistan next year...We are also trying to make our air defence network strong and reliable for the defence of our country and are in the process of acquiring high, medium and low level radars to enhance our coverage," Air Chief Saadat said.
Pakistan Air Chief Marshal Kaleem Saadat has said the air force will begin induction of JF-17 (Thunder) fighter aircraft next year.
This was for the first time in the 44-year history of the treaty that a matter had been referred to the World Bank for arbitration.
www.tribuneindia.com /2005/20050121/world.htm   (3673 words)

 General Pervez Musharraf - News & Events: Latest News & Events
Speaking to the inaugural ceremony of JF-17 Thunder fighter planes production project at PAF Kamra airbase on Tuesday, the president said Pakistan was a peace-loving country and had no aggressive designs against anyone.
He said the decision to manufacture JF-17 Thunder fighter planes in Pakistan in collaborations with China had laid strong foundations for country's self-reliance in technologic fields especially in defence.
He said strong defence and robust economy reflect one nation's progress and prosperity and Pakistan was great strides in both the fields.
www.presidentofpakistan.gov.pk /NewsEventsDetail.aspx?NewsEventID=1477   (211 words)

 China to test a new prototype of the FC-1 Xiaolong combat jet (JF-17 Thunder) jointly developed with Pakistan
The JF-17 Thunder, a multi role fighter bomber with a range of 1200 kilometres is the result of a joint co-operation project between China’s Chengdu Aircraft Industrial Group and Pakistan Aeronautical Complex.
JF-17 Thunder jet is capable of carrying multiple air-to-air and air-to-ground weapons.
China will be very shortly testing a new prototype of the FC-1 Xiaolong combat jet (JF-17 Thunder) jointly developed with Pakistan, Beijing’s state media has said.
stories.indobase.com /article_3753.shtml   (307 words)

 PakDef Forums - JF-17 Prototype 04 and onwards - March 2005
The new BVRAAM would initially be integrated into the JF-17 Thunder lightweight fighter (previously known as the FC-l/Super-7).
Or JF 17 controls are mix of FBW systems and Hydraulic systems?
What is the final weapon pick for JF-17s planned to be inducted for evaluation n training next year.?
www.pakdef.info /forum/showthread.php?t=6638   (3779 words)

 Pakistan News PakTribune.Com
JF 17 is good for Khalistan also ______________ Jasbeer singh Bhindal, Canada (2003-09-16 12:26:11)
Use JF 17 to destroy Indian Consulates ______________ Jasbeer Singh Bhindal, Canada (2003-09-17 11:11:35)
Pakistan and China on Wednesday successfully tested the light Fighter Plane JF-17 Thunder at Wenjiang Airport in Chengdu, capital of southwest China's Sichuan Province.
paktribune.com /news/index.php?id=37349&PHPSESSID=4b6b97059b95165efa...   (500 words)

 Chinese Defence Today - FC-1/JF-17 Multirole Fighter Aircraft
The JF-17 Thunder fighters in service with the PAF will be fitted with the Italian Grifo S-7 fire-control radar, which has 25 working modes and a non-break-down time of 200 hours.
The radar is capable of look-down, shoot-down, as well as for ground strike, but lacks multi-targets tracing and attacking capability.
It is still not clear whether the PLA Air Force will eventually acquire any of this aircraft.
www.sinodefence.com /airforce/fighter/fc1.asp   (917 words)

 India  RE:Pakistan's JF-17 Strike Fighter StrategyPage.com
JF-17 'Thunder' aircraft, being produced jointly by China and Pakistan, would be inducted into PAF by December 2006.
PAF has announced that it will include 150 of these medium technology planes which replace Mirage 3/5, F-7, and A-5.
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www.strategypage.com /messageboards/messages/72-6459.asp   (214 words)

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 New prototype of JF-17 combat jet - Military Photos
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BEIJING: China is close to testing a new prototype of the FC-1 Xiaolong combat jet jointly developed with Pakistan, about a year behind the initial schedule, state media said Sunday.
The fourth prototype of the Xiaolong aircraft, a multi-role fighter-bomber with a range of 1,200 kilometers (750 miles), will take to the air "in the near future," the Beijing News reported.
www.militaryphotos.net /forums/showthread.php?t=77996   (576 words)

The aircraft is the CF-1/JF-17 Thunder fighter [sic -- see Defense Talk and Global Security for more information on the FC-1 "Chao Qi" / JF-17 Thunder] that is being made at Chengdu Aircraft Industry Corporation in the PRC and Pakistan Aeronautical Complex in Kamra.
China expects to deploy 200 of the fighters by 2006; Pakistan plans to deploy 150 beginning in 2005-6.
That is the conclusion of a special report published in today's Defense & Foreign Affairs Daily ("Advanced Chinese and Pakistani Fighter Utilizes Illegally -- or Accidentally -- Transferred Sensitive U.S. Technology," November 8, 2004).
headland.blogspot.com /2004/11/consequences-of-perfidy.html   (300 words)

The development cost of the JF-17 airframe was estimated to be $150 million, which was to be equally shared by both sides.
In February 1992, the China Aero Technology Import and Export Corporation (CATIC) invited the PAF to invest in the Super-7 (now renamed JF-17 Thunder) programme in return for full participation in the design and development phase with exclusive co-production rights of up to 59 per cent of the JF-17 airframe.
Additionally, the carriage of different types of bombs such as LGBs would be catered for.
www.pakdef.info /pakmilitary/airforce/ac/fc-1.html   (1360 words)

 Defence Journal - September 2003 Issue
JF-17 “Thunder” (Super Seven) – PAF’s gift to the nation
On 14th August 1997, Pakistan Air Force gifted the PAF Museum at Sharea Faisal on the occasion of the Golden Jubilee of Pakistan.
www.defencejournal.com /2003-10/index.asp   (941 words)

 International Assessment and Strategy Center > Research > Report On the International Defense Exhibition and Seminar (IDEAS)
JF-17 Thunder: This cooperative fighter program led by China’s Chengdu Co. is proceeding quickly.
JF-17 Thunder The cooperative FC-1/JF-17 "Thunder" fighter development program between China’s Chengdu Aircraft Corporation and Pakistan Aeronautical Complex is proceeding rapidly.
Pakistan’s defense industries displayed their progress and welcomed current and prospective defense partners at their third bi-annual International Defense Exhibition and Seminar (IDEAS) from September 14 to 17, 2004.
www.strategycenter.net /research/pubID.48/pub_detail.asp   (5130 words)

 Planenews Aviation News Portal
JF-17's prototype 04 was flight tested on april 29th, 2006 and its full serial production is set to begin soon this year with deliveries to both Chinese Air Force as well as Pakistan Air Force starting in early 2007 and 2008.
Defence Talk's Military Pictures Gallery has over 195 pictures of the new JF-17 Thunder / FC-1 fighter jet developed jointly by Pakistan and China.
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planenews.com /modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=5085   (1438 words)

 Susanne Urban: Friend or Foe?
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www.acpr.org.il /ENGLISH-NATIV/03-issue/urban-3.htm   (4887 words)

 JF17 Thunder
Pakistani Name: "JF-17" (Joint Fighter-17) Name code: "Thunder"
www.machtres.com /xx-jf17.htm   (270 words)

 NewsFromRussia.Com Pakistani PM emphasized 'complete trust' between Pakistan and China
The two countries are also jointly manufacturing JF-17 Thunder fighter aircraft.
China has also helped Pakistan set up a nuclear power plant, and the two sides recently began work on a second plant in eastern Punjab province.
newsfromrussia.com /world/2005/09/27/63839.html   (1632 words)

 Serial production of JF-17 jets from 2007 -DAWN - National; May 10, 2005
The production of JF-17 would lessen the dependability of Pakistan Air Force on the fleet of the US made F-16’s as the first choice for combat operations as the new aircraft is designed to meet the requirements of the contemporary battle space with an ability to carry the latest BVRs (Beyond Visual Range Missiles).
KAMRA, May 9: Serial production of multi-role combat aircraft, JF-17 Thunder, would start at Pakistan Aeronautical Complex (PAC) Kamra from 2007, said chief project director, Air Vice Marshal Shahid Latif, while briefing journalists at the Complex on Monday.
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www.dawn.com /2005/05/10/nat2.htm   (277 words)

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