Top 10 World’s Best Fighter Jet List

Air Defense is simply impossible without a fighter jet. Therefore, every country owns some jets which help them to offer optimal air protection. When you watch war movies then you often hear names of F-16, Mig-31 and some other , they are popular fighter air crafts. But fact is that there are many others. So, it is right time to get familiar with some others which help Air Force to keep enemies away.

Top 10 World’s Best Fighter Jet

Today, I would like to share a list of top 10 modern and highly advanced fighter jets in the world. They are the best ones when you compare with other countries jets.
10.F-16 Fighting Falcon (USA)

It secures 9 th position on top 10 best fighters jets in the world list. F-16 is less expensive alternative to F-15. As you know F-15 is designed mainly for air superiority but F-16 is multi-role offering jet. It is capable of attacking air and surface targets. It is the most favorite fighter jet around the world. It serves Air Forces of more than 25 nationals across the Globe including America. The reason of its high name and fame is  that it is battle proven aircraft.

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9.Russian Mig-31 Mikoyan

It is the fastest combat jets in the world. Russian MiG-31 is designed solely to deal with threats of NATO Air craft and Missiles. The Soviet Air Defense uses it for sole combat purpose.  It features long-range interception, perfect strike and ultimate defense. Although this fighter jet has high speed yet it is not very maneuverable.The latest version of this Russian fighter jet is MiG-31 BM that comes with advanced interception and no doubt, this jet is regarded as the back bone of Air Defense in Russia.

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8.US F-15 Eagle

As the name describes clearly, it is designed for air support and air defense missions. The designer of this aircraft is McDonnell Douglas. Therefore, it is also known as McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle. This jet features twin-engine and it works efficient in all kinds of weather situations. First eagle showed its performance in 1972. US Eagle F-15 is exported to many countries such as Saudi Arabia, Japan and Israel. It is a powerful weapon for air war. F-15 Eagle is designed with electronics and weaponry which allows this jet to detect and track an enemy air craft and to initiate an effective attack.

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7.Russian SU-35

This is also known as Sukhoi SU-35 because it is designed by Sukhoi. This fighter jet of Russia has long-range with top class components. It is first most advanced fighter jet in the world. This jet is somehow similar to Sukhoi Su-30MKI on the basis of its features and components. SU-30 is one of the best fighter planes of Indian Air Force. This is a multi-role aircraft of Russian Air Force.  This 4++generation fighter has exceptional speed and perfect skills. Its powerful engine allows jet to supercruise for long time. Mainly it is an air superiority fighter but it also has good air-to-ground capability. Su-35 has a capacity to carry a large amount of weapons.

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6.French Dassault Rafale

This fighter jet is used by both French Air Force and Navy. This multi-role aircraft jet is quite maneuverable. It is designed with advanced avionics systems. this favorite jet of France is used for many different purposes like intelligence, interdiction, air domination and mobile nuclear missions.

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5.European Eurofighter Typhoon

It is the fifth modern American fighter jets in the world. Germany, Italy, UK, and Span formed the Eurofighter consortium in 1986, which developed a modern multi-role combat jet. It works primarily as a fighter jet but it has optimal ground-attack capability. It can carries advanced missiles and modern avionic packages. It is the most effective fighter aircraft but after American F-22 Raptor. Due to its great performance it is far better than Russian Su-27 variants, F-15F and French Rafale.

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4.Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet (USA)

Super Hornet is regarded the most capable fighter Jet in the USA. This is capable enough to attack on both air and ground targets.  Boeing  F/A-18E/F is the main fighter jet in Australia. This aircraft features with hi-tech engines which gives its great power. It can carry some missiles. The range of this jet is more than other jets because it has large internal fuel storage. Measures have been taken to keep this aircraft undetectable on radars. Its improved avionics system makes it movements on air superb. It is designed for complete air-dominance.

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3.Chengdu J-20

You might surprise to see that China has built a stealth fighter jet that is so advanced to hold the third position in the world’s fighter aircraft. This jet is designed to combat with other fighter jets like US F-22 Raptor and Russian Pak-FA. The production of this jet began in 2015 and first operation aircraft was delivered to china in 2016. According to some speculation, Russian MiG Aviation Company assisted the development process of J-20 China. It is a long-range air superiority fighter that might have ground attack capability as a second option. A little is known about this China jet fighter. It can carry missiles and weapons. Interestingly, it can carry more fuel and weapons as compared with F-22 Raptor American Jet. This aircraft reduce the radar cross-section and it also capable of handling high speed tasks.

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2.US F-35

It is the second fastest fighter jets in USA. Due to its great speed and hard to detect radar capability, this is named as the Lighting II. This latest multi-role fighter is similar with F-22 Raptor in its designs but former is smaller and gets power from one engine. Its stealth technology lowers down its radar cross-section. US F-35 fighter jets is used for tactical bombing, close air support and air defense missions. This aircraft is designed by keeping in by air battle space.

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1.Boeing F-22 Raptor (USA)

This advanced fighter jet contains an array of powerful weapons.Lockhead Martin is the most expensive fighter jet in the world. Its sensors and avionics are classified. F-22 Raptor features strong engine which allows the jet to fly over long ranges. Interestingly, this aircraft has low threat from other countries fighters because its design is superb and its performance is outstanding. This jet is not offered for export. Currently, it is the biggest fighter jet in the world.

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 World’s Best Fighter Jet  Names List

1.Boeing F-22 Raptor (USA)

2.US F-35

3.Chengdu J-20

4.Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet (USA)

5.European Eurofighter Typhoon

6.French Dassault Rafale

7.Russian SU-35

8.US F-15 Eagle

9.Russian Mig-31 Mikoyan

10.F-16 Fighting Falcon (USA)