10 best fighters

Since the beginning of aviation, combat aircraft have played an important role in military conflicts around the world. Since the Wright brothers made the first controlled flight in 1903, engineers and designers have continually improved their technology, creating increasingly efficient and deadly aircraft. Today we will look at the top 10 most significant combat aircraft in history.

Lockheed Martin / Boeing F-22 Raptor (USA)

In the air they appear silently, like predators ready to pounce on their prey. The F-22 Raptor is one of the most advanced combat aircraft in history. With its speed and agility, the Raptor is capable of penetrating enemy defenses and destroying targets that other aircraft cannot reach.

A real-time combat management system allows the pilot to see everything happening within range, while advanced radar and defense systems make the F-22 truly invincible.

Lockheed Martin / Boeing F-22 Raptor

Lockheed Martin F-35 (USA)

Powerful, lightweight and multi-functional, this combat aircraft is a true marvel of technology. With advanced technology and innovative solutions, the F-35 increases maneuverability and accuracy when firing.

Thanks to its stealth and ability to penetrate enemy zones, it becomes unsurpassed in the airspace.

Lockheed Martin F-35

Su-57 (Russia)

This is a modern fighter-bomber with high maneuverability and stealth from radar. Its high-thrust engines provide high speed and maneuverability.

It can intercept air targets, as well as destroy ground targets using guided bombs and missiles. The Su-57 is a good example of the latest technology in military aviation.

Су-57

Chengdu J-20 (China)

One of the youngest combat aircraft in the world, the Chinese J-20, never ceases to amaze with its capabilities. Of course, the main external feature of this flying miracle is its “invisibility”. However, in addition to its secret “armor”, the J-20 has excellent maneuverability and speed reaching over Mach 2.4. Armed with long-range and short-range missiles, this aircraft can be a real terror to any potential enemy.

Chengdu J-20

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

Fly at supersonic speed, intercept air targets and drop bombs – the F Super Hornet can do it all! This two-seat fighter bomber has been in service with the US Navy since 1999. The aircraft has improved engines and controls, and can also carry more than tons of weapons. It served in the Iraq War and Afghanistan and remains one of the most versatile combat aircraft in the world.

Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet

Eurofighter Typhoon (Germany, Italy, Spain and UK)

When the Eurofighter Typhoon appears in the sky, no one can remain indifferent. This lightweight multi-role fighter has high maneuverability and speed, allowing it to confidently cope with missions of any complexity. Thanks to the use of advanced technologies and innovative solutions, the Eurofighter Typhoon became one of the best combat aircraft of its time. It is equipped with advanced electronics, modern weapons and has excellent protection against enemy attacks.

Eurofighter Typhoon

Dassault Rafale (France)

The modern combat aircraft, produced by Dassault Aviation, is famous for its versatility and aerodynamic qualities. The Rafale is equipped with powerful engines and advanced weapon systems. Thanks to its unique design, the aircraft has incredible maneuverability and can perform missions in a wide variety of conditions. Today, the Rafale is in service with the French Air Force and is also used in other countries, including India and Egypt.

Dassault Rafale

Su-35 (USSR)

The Su-35 has incredible maneuverability and high speed, making it ideal for any mission. The Su-35 is equipped with advanced electronic systems that ensure maximum safety and effectiveness in combat. It is able to cope with any conditions and become a reliable defense for any country.

Су-35

McDonnel Douglas F-15 Eagle (USA)

This combat aircraft is considered one of the most effective and versatile in the history of military aviation. With its help, the United States won several victories in air battles, and it is still in service with many countries. The F-15 is capable of speeds in excess of 2,500 km/h and has high maneuverability.

McDonnel Douglas F-15 Eagle

MiG-31 (USSR)

It is known as the “flying tank” due to its enormous power and ability to track up to 10 targets at a distance of 320 km. It is a combat aircraft developed in the 1980s to strengthen the country’s defense. The Mig-31BM can fly at speeds of up to 3,000 km/h, rise to an altitude of 20 km and strike air and ground targets using a variety of weapons, including cruise missiles.

МиГ-31

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