JF 17 Thunder is Pakistan Air Force's new multi role fighter plane. The serial production is started in November 2009. Pakistan Air Force has 40 (11/04/2011) of these fighter planes at the moment. It is comparable with F 16 C/D block 50/52 because JF-17 Thunder is 4-4.5 Generation Fighter Plane.
It is multi-role fighter plane with BVR capability and 7 hard points.
In future, Pakistan Air Force will be having
36 FC-20/J-10 by the end of 2015.
First Pakistan made JF-17 is now flying over Pakistani airspace. Engine will be upgraded after production of 50 JF-17s JF-17 can scan and track multiple targets and can engage 2 BVR targets at the same time.