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Tuesday, September 01, 2015

China Is World's Third Largest Fighter Aircraft Exporter: Russian Think Tank

JF-17 ThunderChina has emerged as the third-largest exporter of fighter planes in the list of world’s top fighter plane exporters prepared by Russian think tank.

The country has handed over 92 fighter planes with a total US$2.03 billion to foreign buyers. The fighter planes also include 51 planes worth US$830 million to Pakistan, the largest buyer in 2011.

Further in next four years, the country likely supplies another 40 fighters to Pakistan, worth a total of US$1.2 billion,, the Chinese-language website of China’s nationalistic Global Times newspaper quoted a Russian think tank in its report on Sunday.

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