Model aircraft KFX / IFX serie C103 (all photos: KDN)
CRDC (Combined Research & Development Center) as an institution that formed the government of Korea and Indonesia, which is a combination of Korean and Indonesian engineer who worked together for 4.5 generation fighter jet expansion called KFX / IFX recently released the first pictures of the results cooperation both named C103 version.
C103 is a new program from the program KFX / IFX with sightings such as the F-22 Raptor with a minimized form of RCS (Radar Cross Section). The most prominent difference is the weapon that brought C103 can see everything because digotong under its wings. On the F-22 Raptor weapons are stored in the Internal Weapon Bay until the aircraft can come full stealth.
C103 articles will use AESA radar (Active Electronic Scanned Array) developed by Korean company LIG Nex1. The aircraft is planned to be able to carry weapons 4 air-to-air missiles classmates AMRAAM medium range, air-to-air missiles 2 short distances and can carry up to 1,000 pounds of bombs classmates JDAM (Joint Direct Attack Munition), all mounted on 11 stand under the wing and bodinya.
With machine with 36,000 pounds of thrust classmates F404 / F414 / EJ200 then projected C103 will have on the ability of the F-16. Results program KFX / IFX will be the dark horse in the competition marketing classmates F/A-18E/F fighter aircraft, the F-16 Block 60, and the Eurofighter Typhoon.