Pakistan Air Force (PAF) has finalized preparations to acquire a second fleet of 36 J-10C fighter planes from the Chinese aircraft manufacturer Chengdu Aerospace Corporation (CAC), said reports
Sources claimed, this would be PAF’s second order for 36 J-10C fighter planes, which will be delivered over the next 6-12 months since the previous contract with Chengdu included the same number of fighter jets.
Total 72 J-10Cs will be bought from China, which will be delivered in stages until the end of 2026. It plans to field more than 90 multi-role fighter planes by 2032.
PAF acquired the first batch of J-10Cs (25 units) in March, followed by the second batch (11 units) in September of this year.