Fighter aircraft are designed especially for the air to air combats with other aircraft. Some aircraft are designed for the bombing purpose to the ground and air called “fighter-bombers”. Fighter aircraft play a very important role in a country’s strength, at crucial times they really help in the guerrilla warfare.
Well here we have this list about the top ten fifth generation aircraft projects, and this list is based on the budget spending, planning and development or you can say the overall fulfillers of requirements.
10. Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft (AMCA)
Its budget is estimated to be USD 12 billion and will be introduced in 2020. Its user will be ROK and Indonesian Air Force. It is said that its first flight will be scheduled in 2017. It is a single seat, twin engine with stealth capabilities more than the Dassault Rafale or Eurofighter Typhoon and less than F-35 Lightening II and the project success rate is 80%, seriously good luck for them.
8. ATD-X Shinshin
7. Mikoyan LMFS
This Aircraft is also going to be introduced in 2020, it is a single engine stealth fighter and is based on the canceled MiG 1.44. Russian Air Force is going to use this air craft and the project success rate is estimated as 80%.
6. J-XX (J-12, J-13, J-14)
5. Sukhoi/HAL FGFA
This is a twin-seat, twin-engine stealth fighter and is going to be on the same pattern from the PAK FA. It is going to be introduced in 2020 and will be used by Indian Air Force with the help of Russia. The success rate is said to be 90%.
4. F-35 Lightening II
It is a joint Strike Fighter by US, UK, Italy, The Netherlands, Canada, Turkey, Australia, Norway and Denmark. It is said to have a budget of USD 40 billion and will be used by US Air Force and other. Its first flight was in 15th December, 2006 and the project is about to finish and introduced in 2016. The success rate is 95%. It is a single-seat, single-engine and stealth multirole fighter.
3. Black Eagle J-20
This is a twin-engine stealth multirole righter with single seat. Its first flight is scheduled in this year i.e. 2011 and will be introduced in 2015 to 2019. This will be used by Chinese Air Force and the success r ate is estimated to be 100%
The estimated budget is said to be around USD 8-10 billion and is a single-seat, twin-engine stealth multirole fighter. Its first flight was on 29th January, 2010 and will be officially introduced in 2015.
1. F-22 Raptor
This one really deserves to be on the top, it has the budget of USD 65 billion and is already introduced 5 years ago on 15th December, 2005 and the first flight was on 29th September, 1990. This is used by US Air Force and is a single-seat, twin engine stealth fighter aircraft and is giving 100% success.