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Eurofighter vs F-16 C/D

eurofighter-VS-F-16-cdEurofighter Typhoon vs F-16 C/D Fighting Falcon

Overall rating table

CATEGORY EUROFIGHTER TYPHOON
F-16 C/D FIGHTING FALCON
BVR Rating
90%
80%
Armament 8.0/10 7.9/10
Technology 8.0/10 7.4/10
Avionics 8.6/10 7.5/10
Maneuverability 9.7/10 7.5/10
Rate of Climb max. 315 m/s – 62k ft/min
max. 254 m/s – 50k ft/min
Thrust/Weight 1.15 1.10
Service Ceiling
20 km – 65k ft 18 km – 60k ft
Speed 2.35 Mach 2.00 Mach
Fuel Economy 0.68 km/l – 1.60 NM/gallon 0.91 km/l – 2.13 NM/gallon
Unit Cost 125.000.000 USD 41.000.000 USD
Overall Rating excellent very good

BVR Armament Comparison

 

CATEGORY EUROFIGHTER TYPHOON F-16C/D
BVR AAM missile MBDA Meteor AIM-120D AMRAAM
Nation NATO USA
Year in 2013 1990
Range (mile) 62 43
Range (km) 100 70
Range (NM) 54 38
Speed (mph) 2640 2640
Speed (km/h) 4248 4248
Speed (Mach) 4 4
Weight (lb) 407 330
Weight (kg) 185 150
Unit Cost $1.600.000 $700.000
BVR Rating 90% 80%

 

Dogfight (armament: only cannon)

CATEGORY EUROFIGHTER TYPHOON
F-16 C/D FIGHTING FALCON
Cannon Mauser BK-27 M61A1 Vulcan
Caliber (mm)
27 mm 20 mm
Rate of Fire (rpm) 1700 rpm 6000 rpm
Muzzle Velocity (m/s)
1025 m/s 1050 m/s
Size Point (10%-30% points) NO NO
Maneuverability (x/10)
9.7 7.5
Thrust/Weight Ratio
1.15 1.10
Total Points
41 56
Probability of winning

42%

58%

General data table

CATEGORY EUROFIGHTER TYPHOON
F-16 C/D FIGHTING FALCON
Length 15.95 m – 52 ft 4 in 15.06 m – 49 ft 5 in
Wingspan 10.95 m – 35 ft 9 in 9.96 m – 32 ft 8 in
Height 5.30 m – 17 ft 3 in 4.88 m – 16 ft 0 in
Weight 11,150 kg – 24,6k lb 8,500 kg – 18,5k lb
Power 2 x 89 kN – 20k lbf 1 x 127 kN – 29k lbf

Armament

EUROFIGHTER TYPHOON F-16 C/D FIGHTING FALCON
13 HARDPOINTS
11 HARDPOINTS
1 × 27 mm Mauser BK-27 cannon (150 rounds) 1 × 20 mm M61A1 Vulcan cannon (511 rounds)
AIM-9 Sidewinder (AAM missile) AIM-9 Sidewinder (AAM missile)
AIM-132 ASRAAM (AAM missile) AIM-120 AMRAAM (AAM missile)
AIM-120 AMRAAM (AAM missile) AIM-7 Sparrow (AAM missile)
IRIS-T (AAM missile) IRIS-T (AAM missile)
MBDA Meteor (AAM missile) Python-4 (AAM missile)
AGM-65 Maverick (AGM missile) AGM-45 Shrike (AGM missile)
AGM-88 HARM (AGM missile) AGM-65 Maverick (AGM missile)
Storm Shadow (AGM missile) AGM-88 HARM (AGM missile)
Brimstone (AGM missile) Penguin (AGM missile)
Taurus KEPD 350 (AGM missile) AGM-84 Harpoon (AGM missile)
Penguin (AGM missile) CBU-87, CBU-89, CBU-97 (bomb)
AGM Armiger (AGM missile) Mark 82, Mark 83, Mark 84 (bomb)
500lb Paveway IV (bomb) Paveway II (bomb)
Paveway II/III/Enhanced Paveway (bomb) Small Diameter Bomb SDB (bomb)
Bomb B-61 (nuclear bomb)
JDAM (bomb)
Hydra 70 mm (rocket)
CRV7 70 mm (rocket)
Zuni 127 mm

Facts – Eurofighter Typhoon versus F-16 C/D Fighting Falcon

F-16 C/D Fighting Falcon is cheaper.
F-16 C/D Fighting Falcon is more economical.
Eurofighter Typhoon is faster.
Eurofighter Typhoon is better armed.
F-16 C/D Fighting Falcon is better dogfighter.
No significant differences in size of these planes.

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