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Story: Mig-21 Bison vs F-16 Falcon ; 6-18-2021;

MiG-21 BISON vs. F-16 Fighting Falcon


A factual comparison between the strength of "two Fighter Jets", India's own MiG-21 BISON vs. Pakistan's F-16 Fighting Falcon.


• Single engine, single seater multirole fighter/ground.

• One of the oldest fighter jets still serving in Indian Air Force (IAF.)

• It has a max speed of 2230 km/hr (Mach 2.1).

• Depending on the versions Armament may differ, which "INDIA" might or might not posses.

• MiG-21 BISON Carries one 23mm twin barrel cannon with four R-60 close combat missiles.

• MiG-21 BISON is 3rd Generation fighter jet.

Other versions

• Guns: 1 × internal 23 mm.

• Gryazev-Shipunov GSh-23L autocannon with 200 rounds Hardpoints: 4 with a capacity of up to 2,000 kg (4,400 lb) of stores and provisions to carry combinations of: Rockets: S-24 Missiles: Air-to-air missiles: K-13 K-5 R-60 R-73 R-77 R-27 Air-to-surface missiles: Kh-66 Grom Kh-25 Kh-31 Bombs: KAB-500KR TV-guided bomb 4 × 500 kg (1,100 lb) bombs

PAKISTAN'S F-16 Fighting Falcon Fects:

• Pakistan Air Force uses the F-16C/D variants of F 16, which is a multirole combat aircraft.

• Single-engine supersonic multirole fighter aircraft.

• Plays a key role in Pakistan Air Force (PAF).

• It has a max speed of 2,414 km/h (i.e. faster than Mach 2).

• Depending on the versions Armament may differ, which "PAKISTAN" might or might not posses.

• Depending on production model it can carry six AIM-9 Sidewinder heat-seeking short-range air-to-air missiles (AAM) by employing rail launchers on each wingtip, as well as radar guided AIM-7 Sparrow medium-range AAMs in a weapons mix.

• More recent versions support the AIM-120 AMRAAM.

• The aircraft can carry various other AAMs, a wide variety of air-to-ground missiles, rockets or bombs; electronic countermeasures (ECM), navigation, targeting or weapons pods; and fuel tanks on 9 hardpoints – six under the wings, two on wingtips, and one under the fuselage. Two other locations under the fuselage are available for sensor or radar pods.

• The F-16 carries a 20 mm (0.787 in) M61A1 Vulcan cannon for close range aerial combat and strafing.

• The 20mm cannon is mounted inside the fuselage to the left of the cockpit.

•F-16 Fighting Falcon is 4th Generation fighter jet.