Comparative Study between Sukhoi Su-30MKI and F-16 Fighter

Author(s): Jishnu Raj, Bibin Thomas

Abstract: A comparative study is carried down between Sukhoi Su-30MKI and F-16 fighter. The Sukhoi Su-30MKI is a twinjet multirole air superiority fighter developed by Russia’s Sukhoi and built under license by India’s Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) for the Indian Air Force (IAF).The F-16 Fighting Falcon is a single-engine supersonic multirole fighter aircraft originally developed by General Dynamics (now Lockheed Martin) for the United States Air Force (USAF).This comparative study analyse the various aspects of both the aircrafts and intends to analyze the pros and cons of both the aircraft.