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US jets to India outweigh F-16s to Pak: CRS
The Congressional Research Service (CRS) as in its report said that the arsenal being provided by the US o India would far outweigh and outclass the weapons and fighter ets Washington is providing Islamabad with.

The report states that while Pakistan will get as many as 18 to 1 F-16 Falcon combat jets, India might be offered 126 F-16s or he even more advanced F/A-18E/F Super Hornets.

The report states that while the "F-16 Falcon is a single engine ulti-role aircraft manufactured by Lockheed Martin Corp, the /A-18E/F Super Hornet is a dual engine, multi-role aircraft anufactured by the Boeing Company and presently the most modern S combat aircraft in full rate production," reports the Daily imes.

The report states that India enjoys a more quantitative and ualitative advantage over Pakistan Air Force (PAF) and has 21 ore fighter squadrons than Pakistan and a larger number of odern aircraft. It says that India operates an aircraft carrier ith short-take off and vertical landing fighters and also has acilities for mid-air refuelling, electronic countermeasures, nd modern airborne warning and control aircraft.

It concludes that while the sale of F-16s to Pakistan would ncrease the number of fighters in its fleet, it would not in any ay bring it in close parity with India, adding that the addition f F-16s or F/A-18s in the Indian Air Force (IAF) would further ncrease the disparity between the IAF and the PAF.


Posted by Jehangir Unwalla @ 6:21 AM


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