AVIC-Xi'an JH-7/FBC-1 Flying Leopard

JH-7 is a dual seat, multi-mission, all-weather, supersonic fighter bomber.

It is capable of long-range air-to-surface strike with high precision and self-defense capability.

Besides carpet bombing, it can also launch stand-off attack against medium or large maritime vessels and ground tactical target’s.

Specifications

Crew

2

Length

22.32 m (73 ft 3 in)

Wingspan

12.8 m (42 ft 0 in)

Height

6.22 m (20 ft 5 in)

Wing area

42.2 m2 (454 sq ft)

Empty weight

14,500 kg (31,967 lb)

Max take-off weight

28,475 kg (62,777 lb)

Powerplant

2 × Xian WS-9 Qinling turbofan engines, 54.29 kN (12,200 lbf) thrust each dry

91.26 kN (20,520 lbf) with afterburner

Performance

Maximum speed

1,808 km/h (1,123 mph, 976 kn)

Maximum speed

Mach 1.52

Combat range

1,760 km (1,090 mi, 950 nmi) with one in-flight refueling

900 km (560 mi; 490 nmi) without refueling

Service ceiling

16,000 m (52,000 ft)

Armament

Guns

1× 23mm twin-barrel GSh-23L auto cannon, 300 rounds

Hardpoints

9 in total (6× under-wing, 2× wing-tip, 1× under-fuselage)

with a capacity of 9,000 kg (20,000 lb) external fuel and ordnance,

Rockets

57mm/90mm unguided rocket pods

Missiles

Air-to-air missiles

Anti-ship missiles

Yingji-8K

Yingji-82K

Air-to-surface missiles

Anti-radiation missiles

Yingji

Bombs

Unguided bombs

Laser guided bombs

Satellite guided bombs.

 

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