Difference Between The India MIG-21 Bison vs Pakistan F-16

  • August 31, 2019

Pakistani F-16 fighter jet was shot down by the an Indian MIG -21 Bison and that is claimed by the Indian Air Force On 28 February as well as the first time an F-16 was shot down by Russian MiG-21 Bison and also it was the first close aerial combat between the Indian and the Pakistani fighter planes since 1971.

1. MIG-21 Bison


Difference Between The India MIG-21 Bison vs Pakistan F-16

MIG-21 Bison is a Fighter or single engine, single seater fighter and also Interceptor aircraft as well as Design group of the MIG-21 Bison is Mikoyan Gurevich and also primary users of the MIG-21 Bison is Soviet Air Forces, Indian Air Force, Croatian Air Force and also Romanian Air Force.

Range of the MIG-21 Bison is 1, 210 km as well as Maximum Speed of the MIG-21 Bison 2, 175. Service Ceiling of the MIG-21 Bison is 17.8 and also Rate of Climb of the MIG-21 Bison is 17, 678 meters/ min. The MIG-21 Bison is not a vintage aircraft and the original MIG-21 Bison was an upgraded version of the MIG-21 BIS.

Length of the MIG-21 Bison is 14.5 m as well as the Width of the MIG-21 Bison is 7.154 m and also the Height of the MIG-21 Bison is 4 m. Maximum Weight of the MIG-21 Bison is 8.9 tons.

MIG-21 Bison is contains a one twin barrel 23mm and also GSh-23 gun as well as MIG-21 Bison is also contains 4 under wing weapon pylons and also MIG-21 Bison is used an Air to Air missile in R 73 or R77.

On July 14, 1981 the Israeli Air Force shot down the Syrian MIG-21 with the AAM missile in Bekaa Valley and Osiraq raids as well as on February 27, 2019 the Indian Air Force claimed that the MIG-21 Bison is shot down an F-16 over the Pakistan occupied Kashmir.

2. F-16


F-16

F-16 is a Multirole ground attack fighter as well as an air superiority fighter and also F-16 is a Single Engine Aircraft or F-16 is manufactured by the General Dynamics Lockheed Martin.

Range of the F-16 is 4, 220 km as well as Maximum Speed of the F-16 is 2, 414. Service Ceiling of the F-16 is 15.24 and also Rate of Climb of the F-16 is 15, 240 meters/ min.

Length of the F-16 is 15.06 m as well as the Width of the F-16 is 9.96 m and also the Height of the F-16 is 4.88 m. Maximum Weight of the F-16 is 19.2 tons. F-16 is contains much more advanced characteristics like combat radius of 547 km which are compared to 370 km of the MiG-21.

F-16 contains capability to use beyond visual range missiles as well as the F-16 has fly by wire means computer controlled flight. On June 1982 the Israeli Air Force created the F-16s and that fighter is contains 44 air to air kills.

F-16 fighter contains or also we can say that F-16 can carry 9 weapon loading points as well as also pylons and also F-16 also contains 2 on wingtips, 6 under the wings and also 1 on fuselage. F-16 also carries 20 mm M61A1 Vulcan cannon as well as the F-16 is main air to air missile and also is the AMRAAM missile.