The world recently witnessed Su-30 MKI vs F-16 Fighter Jet competition between India and Pakistan. The Russian build Su-30 MKI is a 4.5 generation advanced multirole fighter which competed against the American F-16 Fighter Jets. With no clear winners, did the MKI’s spoof the advanced AMRAAM missiles of the F-16’s?
Pakistani fighter pilots flying their F-16 combat aircraft had fired four to five American AMRAAMs (AIM-120 advanced medium-range air-to-air missile) from a distance of 40-50 km at the Indian aircraft including the Su-30 and the MiG-21 Bison.
In a big achievement, the Indian Air Force (IAF) revealed that Sukhoi Su-30 MKI aircraft had spoofed a number of most advanced US long-range radar-guided air-to-air AMRAAM missiles fired at it by Pakistan’s F-16 on February 27. Read more