China To Deliver 50 JF-17 Thunder Multirole Fighters To Pakistan In 3 Years

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  • 12:58 PM, April 24, 2015
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China To Deliver 50 JF-17 Thunder Multirole Fighters To Pakistan In 3 Years
A fleet of JF-17 Thunder fighter jets escorts President Xi Jinping's plane after it

China will be sending last batch of 50 FC-1 Xiaolong multirole fighters to Pakistan over the next three years, Li Pei, the former head of the aircraft project under the Aviation Industry Corporation of China said in a report by People's Daily Today.

Xiaolong, also known as JF-17 in Pakistan is designed jointly by Chengdu Aircraft Industry Group and the Pakistan Aeronautical Complex.

Pakistan will receive 110 fighters from China as per the contract. Pakistan has 60 of them already.

Under the contract signed between Beijing and Islamabad, Pakistan will receive a total number of 110 Thunder fighters from China.

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