Indian Air Force Fighter Aircraft Size Comparison


India is the world’s fourth-largest Air Force with nearly 1,000 fighter jets. It aims to protect the Indian airspace and is responsible for any aerial warfare when armed conflict occurs. Hence, this article will discuss some of these powerful jets and check the details below about Indian aircraft size comparison. 


HAL TEJAS

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Starting with the smallest, we have the locally made HAL Tejas measuring 43.31-ft long, 14.44-ft tall, and 26.11-ft wide, as stated on aircraftcompare.com. It’s the product of the collaboration of HAL (Hindustan Aeronautical Development), ADA (Aeronautical Development Agency), and ARDC (Aircraft Research and Design Center). This single-engine designed and multirole fighter jet is used for the Indian Navy and Air Force. 


MIG-29

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Next is the Mig-29, India’s average-sized combat jet that measures 57-ft long, 15.6-ft tall, and 37.3-ft wide, according to globalair.com. It has a dual-engine system and was developed by the Mikoyan design bureau. In 1982, this fighter jet started its service with the Soviet Air Force. 


SU-30MKI

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Lastly, we have the Su-30MKI, India’s largest combat aircraft that measures 72-ft long, 21-ft tall, and 48-ft wide, as stated on airforce-technology.com. The Hindustan Aeronautics Limited or HAL and the Sukhoi Design Bureau developed this fighter jet for the IAF, Indian Air Force. 

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References: 

  1. https://www.aircraftcompare.com/aircraft/hal-tejas/#:~:text=Engine%20Fighter%20Jets-,Descrip%20tion,area%20of%2038.4%20square%20meters
  2. https://www.globalair.com/aircraft-for-sale/Specifications?specid=1536 
  3. https://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/su-30mki-multirole-fighter-aircraft-india/ 
  4. https://www.wearethemighty.com/articles/the-11-best-air-forces-in-the-world/ 
  5. https://indianairforce.nic.in/content/fighter-aircrafts 
  6. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_active_Indian_military_aircraft

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