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How much does a JF-17 cost?

How much does a JF-17 cost?

The JF-17 was designed and developed primarily to meet the PAF requirement for an affordable, unsanctionable, fourth-generation, lightweight, multi-role combat aircraft as a replacement for its large fleet of Nanchang A-5C bombers, Chengdu F-7P/PG interceptors, and Dassault Mirage III/5 fighters, with a cost of US$500 …

How much does a HAL Tejas cost?

The Tejas Mark 1 is currently powered by the F404 IN20 engine. The Mark 1A variant will be powered by the same powerplant, while the heavier Tejas Mark 2 will be powered by a General Electric F414 INS6 engine. On 17 August 2021, HAL placed an order of ₹5,375 crore (US$710 million) for 99 F404-GE-IN20 engines.

Why did Tejas fail?

The IAF did chose to procure Tejas jets, but the service’s auditor general criticized the design for failing to meet 53 criteria, including deficiencies in its radar- and missile-warning systems, limited internal fuel, underpowered engine relative airframe weight, and lack of electronic warfare support.

What is the difference between the JF-17 and Tejas?

Tufail noted the JF-17 has been operational for the past 12 years and serves in six squadrons at full operational capability, whereas the Tejas was inducted just days ago “and has to go through the usual teething troubles.” “On cost grounds, the JF-17 has a square chance,” he said.

How much does a JF-17 fighter jet cost?

The JF-17 costs $25 million per unit, and the Tejas and the FA-50 cost approximately $28 million and $30 million respectively. An order of 36 JF-17 fighters would mean “a very substantial amount will be saved,” Ho said. The FA-50 is produced by South Korea’s Korea Aerospace Industries.

How much does it cost to build the Tejas Mk1?

TEJAS MK1 [Unit Cost : $ 23 million] 2. TEJAS MK1 A [Unit Cost : $ 43 million] 1. JF-17 Block 1 [ Unit Cost : $ 25 million] 2. JF-17 Block 2 [ Unit Cost : $ 28 million, for Twin seater Unit Cost : $ 30 million]

Can Tejas LCA be made into a twin-seat fighter jet?

1- It is ideally a single-seat fighter jet and if required, can be manufactured into a twin-seat fighter jet. 2- Tejas LCA is famous for its delta wing arrangement.