KETIKS.COM – The 5th generation fighter is a fighter aircraft that uses the latest technology developed in the 21st century. Lockheed Martin explained that this generation of fighter aircraft has all aspects of stealth even when fully armed, difficult to detect by radar, high performance airframe, advanced avionics features, and highly integrated computer systems, but still has advanced weaponry that makes it deadly. Here are 4 of the best 5th generation fighters in the world. (Shinehire)

Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor

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The F-22 Raptor is the first 5th generation fighter to be built. This fighter aircraft belonging to the United States Air Force acts as an air superiority fighter. Namely assigned to take over enemy airspace by establishing tactical dominance and air superiority. The combination of stealth, aerodynamic performance and avionics systems of the Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor allows it to have unprecedented combat capabilities.

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Sukhoi Su-57 PAK FA

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Russia responded to the United States’ F-22 Raptor by building its own version of the 5th generation fighter. This fighter aircraft is designed to be able to go at supersonic speeds, has above-average maneuverability, stealth, and advanced avionics technology. The Su-57 PAK FA can establish tactical dominance and air superiority like its western rivals. However, it can maintain the superiority of land and sea defense due to its role as a multirole fighter.

Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II

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Because the cost to make the F-22 Raptor is quite expensive, Lockheed Martin provides a solution by designing a more cheaper fighter with the same technology as the F-22 Raptor. The F-35 Lightning II acts as a multirole fighter intended to maintain air superiority and can carry out ground attacks. This fighter aircraft is also designed to provide electronic warfare, can carry out reconnaissance and investigation from the air.

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Chengdu J-20 Mighty Dragon


Not wanting to be outdone by the 5th generation fighter aircraft belonging to the 2 superpowers mentioned earlier, China made its own air superiority fighter called the J-20 Mighty Dragon. This fighter aircraft belonging to the People’s Liberation Army Air Force is designed to compete as a fighter that can maintain dominance in the air with precise and accurate attack capabilities.

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