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Your selected aircraft are compared in side-by-side arrangement below. You can always go back and Compare any two aircraft in our database. Some entries contain '0', 'not available', or an 'NA' value. This is more common with conceptual, experimental, and x-plane designs. Rotary-wing system (i.e. helicopters) values include main rotor diameter as part of width/wingspan measurement. UAV entries may display crew values as '0', not taking into account ground-based controllers.
SUBJECTS
HAL Tejas Mk.1
4th Generation Lightweight Multirole Fighter Aircraft
Lockheed Martin F-16C Fighting Falcon (Block 50)
Lightweight Multirole 4th Generation Fighter
BASICS
ORIGIN
India
ORIGIN
United States
YEAR
2015 [Diff.+37 yrs]
YEAR
1978 [Diff.-37 yrs]
CREW
1
CREW
1
PRODUCTION
33 units [Diff.-4,571]
PRODUCTION
4,604 units [Diff.+4,571]
DIMENSIONS
LENGTH
43.3 ft (13.2 m) [Diff.-5.9 ft]
LENGTH
49.2 ft (15.0 m) [Diff.+5.9 ft]
WIDTH/SPAN
26.9 ft (8.2 m) [Diff.-5.9 ft]
WIDTH/SPAN
32.8 ft (10.0 m) [Diff.+5.9 ft]
HEIGHT
14.4 ft (4.4 m) [Diff.-1.3 ft]
HEIGHT
15.7 ft (4.8 m) [Diff.+1.3 ft]
RELATIVE SIZE COMPARISON
NOTES: Shapes below depict aircraft from wingtip-to-wingtip / nose-to-tail assuming aircraft are being viewed from overhead perspective (the nose pointing towards the top of the screen). Helicopter widths include main rotor diameter. If any dimensional values are "NA" in the database then the presented shapes may appear skewed.


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HAL Tejas Mk.1
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Lockheed Martin F-16C Fighting Falcon (Block 50)
WEIGHTS
EMPTY WT.
14,440 lb (6,550 kg) [Diff.-4,519 lb]
EMPTY WT.
18,960 lb (8,600 kg) [Diff.+4,519 lb]
M.T.O.W.
29,762 lb (13,500 kg) [Diff.-12,566 lb]
M.T.O.W.
42,329 lb (19,200 kg) [Diff.+12,566 lb]
INSTALLED POWER
1 x General Electric F404-GE-IN20 afterburning turbofan engine developing 12,100lb of thrust dry and 20,200lb thrust with reheat.
1 x General Electric F110-GE-100 afterburning turbofan engine developing 28,600 lb of thrust with reheat.
PERFORMANCE
SPEED
1,227 mph (1,975 kph) [Diff.-90 mph]
SPEED
1,317 mph (2,120 kph) [Diff.+90 mph]
RANGE
1,988 miles (3,200 km) [Diff.-634 miles]
RANGE
2,622 miles (4,220 km) [Diff.+634 miles]
CEILING
54,134 ft (16,500 m) [Diff.+4,134 feet]
CEILING
50,000 ft (15,240 m) [Diff.-4,134 feet]
ARMAMENT
STANDARD:
1 x 23mm GSh-23 twin-barrel internal automatic cannon.

OPTIONAL:
Air-to-air (short-range, medium-range, and long-range), air-to-surface, laser-guided and conventional drop/launch ordnance as needed (up to 11,685lb).

External fuel replaces some weapons hardpoints.

LITENING targeting pod mounted at port side intake hardpoint.

Ordnance options also include rocket pods, anti-radiation missiles, anti-ship missiles, laser-guided bombs, Fuel-Air Explosives (FAEs), and cluster bombs.
STANDARD:
1 x 20mm M61A1 Gatling-style internal automatic cannon.

OPTIONAL:
Depending on production model, up to 17,000lb of mixed external stores including mission equipment pods, ECM pods and fuel tanks. Ordnance options include AIM-9 Sidewinder short-range air-to-air missiles, AIM-120 AMRAAM medium-range air-to-air missiles, AGM-65 Maverick air-to-ground missiles, Penguin Anti-Ship missiles, Runway Denial Bombs, Cluster Bombs, Laser-Guided Bombs, GPS-Guided Bombs, and Conventional Drop Bombs.
GOING FURTHER
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(HAL Tejas LCA (Light Combat Aircraft))
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(Lockheed Martin F-16 Fighting Falcon)
SIMILAR / RELATED TO...
PAC JF-17 Thunder
HAL Tejas AF MWF
KAI KF-16 Fighting Falcon
Boeing QF-16
Lockheed Martin F-21

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