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Pakistan received the second batch of J-10C Fighter jet From China

The Chinese-built aircraft are referred to by the Pakistani Air Force as “Dragon from the East,”. Participating in this trade to maintain “security balance ” is the primary motive of government of Pakistan.

The world recognises the J-10C as the most capable single-engine fighter. With Pakistan establishing its first unit in February 2022 and China reportedly fielding over 200, the fighter industry is manufacturing on a wider scale.

The previous batch of fighter jets was officially inducted in a ceremony at PAF Base Minhas Kamra in Punjab. This batch consisted of the J-10C batch six jets with serial numbers 22-101 to 22-106. Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan attended the ceremony. At the event, Khan said;

It is a big addition to our defense system. I am thankful to China on behalf of our nation for providing these jets in a record time of eight months.”

In a statement Pakistan’s Ministry of Information and Broadcasting said: “Induction of J-10C aircraft has further strengthened PAF as a formidable and potent force well capable of defending the aerial frontiers of our beloved country.“

The New Camouflage:

A news report called the J-10C “semi-stealth” and said they will sport “tactical camouflage patterns resembling those used by Mirage-5PA.” “The most recent J-10Cs, according to specifics, have sky-blue undersides and a green-grey camouflage pattern. Similar in color, Mirage 5PAs have been employed in low-level maritime strike operations.” the report said. It means that the new J-10C utilizes low-level maritime strike roles.

The J-10Cs will have a role like the Maritime Strike variant of India’s Jaguar deep-penetration strike aircraft (DPSA).

  • It sports advanced avionics
  • a Missile Approach Warning System (MAWS)
  • Radar Warning Receiver (RWR)
  • a Laser Warning Detector (LWD).
  • Infrared Search and Track (IRST)
  • Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radar.

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