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J-10 vs F-16

Chengdu J-10 vs F-16 C/D Fighting Falcon

Airplanes rating table

CATEGORY CHENGDU J-10
F-16 C/D FIGHTING FALCON
BVR Rating
60%
80%
Armament 7.8/10 7.9/10
Technology 8.0/10 7.4/10
Avionics 7.9/10 7.5/10
Maneuverability 8.5/10 7.5/10
Rate of Climb max. 285 m/s max. 254 m/s – 50k ft/min
Thrust/Weight 1.03 1.10
Service Ceiling
20 km – 65k ft 18 km – 60k ft
Speed 2.20 Mach 2.00 Mach
Fuel Economy 0.15 km/l – 0.35 NM/gallon 0.91 km/l – 2.13 NM/gallon
Unit Cost 41.000.000 USD 41.000.000 USD
Overall Rating very good very good

BVR Armament Comparison

CATEGORY CHENGDU J-10 F-16 C/D FIGHTING FALCON
BVR AAM missile PL-12 AIM-120D AMRAAM
Nation CHINA USA
Year 2002 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) 440 330
Weight (kg) 200 150
Unit Cost $90.000 $700.000
BVR Rating  60%  80%

 

Dogfight (armament: only cannon)

CATEGORY CHENGDU J-10
F-16 C/D FIGHTING FALCON
Cannon GSh-23 M61A1 Vulcan
Caliber (mm)
23 mm 20 mm
Rate of Fire (rpm) 3600 rpm 6000 rpm
Muzzle Velocity (m/s)
715 m/s 1050 m/s
Size Point (10% to 30%) NO NO
Maneuverability (x/10)
8,5 7,5
Thrust/Weight Ratio
1,03 1,10
Total Points
41 56
Probability of winning
42% 58%

General data table

CATEGORY CHENGDU J-10
F-16 C/D FIGHTING FALCON
Length 16.43 m – 53 ft 10 in 15.06 m – 49 ft 5 in
Wingspan 9.75 m – 31 ft 11 in 9.96 m – 32 ft 8 in
Height 4.78 m – 15 ft 7 in 4.88 m – 16 ft 0 in
Weight 9,750 kg – 21,5k lb 8,500 kg – 18,5k lb
Power 1 x 132 kN – 29k lbf 1 x 127 kN – 29k lbf

Armament

CHENGDU J-10
F-16 C/D FIGHTING FALCON
11 HARDPOINTS
11 HARDPOINTS
1 × 23 mm GSh-23 cannon (150 rounds) 1 × 20 mm M61A1 Vulcan cannon (511 rounds)
PL-12 (AAM missile) AIM-9 Sidewinder (AAM missile)
PL-11 (AAM missile) AIM-120 AMRAAM (AAM missile)
PL-9 (AAM missile) AIM-7 Sparrow (AAM missile)
PL-8 (AGM missile) IRIS-T (AAM missile)
PJ-9 (AGM missile) Python-4 (AAM missile)
YJ-9K (AGM missile) Standoff Land Attack Missile (AGM missile)
LT-2 (LG bomb) AGM-84 Harpoon (AGM missile)
LS-6 (bomb) AGM-45 Shrike (AGM missile)
90 mm rockets AGM-88 HARM (AGM missile)
AGM-65 Maverick (AGM missile)
Penguin (AGM missile)
Mark 82, Mark 84 (bomb)
JDAM (bomb)
CBU-87, CBU-89, CBU-97 (bomb)
Paveway II (bomb)

Facts – Chengdu J-10 vs F-16 C/D Fighting Falcon

No significant differences in price of these planes.
F-16 C/D Fighting Falcon is more economical.
Chengdu J-10 is faster.
F-16 C/D Fighting Falcon is better armed.
F-16 C/D Fighting Falcon is better dogfighter.
No significant differences in size of these planes.

1 comment

  1. Syed Fahad

    i don’t agree with that.f-16′s radar is weaker than j-10.and that’s the fact.

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