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Yup, I think T50 Golden Eagle is quite promising, in Africa they can use FA50 for their fighters as it will be even integrated with AMRAAM.
Egypt will never get AMRAAMs hahaha.
FA-50 is a trainer

JF-17 is a multi role fighter no comparison to the JF17
Egypt will produce (if the deal goes through) the trainer and the light combat version which is called FA-50.
 

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Are you sure that we will get the source code? But isn't the radar must be compatible with the missile?
Yes it is the least in this ToT.. and SK has developed now with French Thales an AESA radar of its own.. far from the Usraeli Elta one.. with a much longer range.. what do you want more for integration of any other BVR missiles.. I'm not talking about the AIM-120 here but other alternatives.. like the Chinese PL-15 and the PL-XX.. or the Russian R-37M (The R-37M is the world’s fastest known air to air missile with a Mach 6 speed, carries a very large 60kg warhead, and can engage targets up to 400km away. The missile is maneuverable enough to be able to neutralise fighter sized aircraft, but is also highly potent against support aircraft such as tankers.).. there is a;so the K-77M.. with a respectable 200km range and is one of the few to use an AESA radar for guidance.. or even the Denel Dynamics Marlin missile with a 100 km range.. not to forget the French MICA BVR, Its lightweight and compact dimensions allow the integration of up to six missiles on medium to lightweight fighters..
 
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Yes it is the least in ToT.. and SK has now with French an AESA radar of its own.. far from the Usraeli Elta one.. with a much longer range.. what do you want more for integration of any other BVR missiles..
First, the problem is that we don't know if MBDA (France or Italy) will give us Meteor, USA will never give us AIM-120 the only BVR choices are either indigenous or emirati ones, chinese russian or maybe MICA missile which is considered as BVR.
 

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First, the problem is that we don't know if MBDA (France or Italy) will give us Meteor, USA will never give us AIM-120 the only BVR choices are either indigenous or emirati ones, chinese russian or maybe MICA missile which is considered as BVR.
If there were no Meteors you can be sure there wouldn't have been a second Rafale deal..Simple..
 

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Egypt will never get AMRAAMs hahaha.

Egypt will produce (if the deal goes through) the trainer and the light combat version which is called FA-50.
SK some day I believe will have their own BVR missile, there is ramjet missile under development already in SK program.

There can be integration with European missile as well as KF21 uses European ones
 

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Without all this talk.. watch this:

The greatest video you can see of the Egyptian army using live ammunition
 

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All K9 and FA50 sold by Koreans are all with TOT, and the price is very cheap.

If the order like 100 or something similar, that kind of offer is pretty reasonable for countries who has established their aerospace sector, minimum has done manufacturing under license in the past.

Indonesian N219 is also open for talk of production in other country if the order is 100 something. But for sure this will not be 100 % manufacturing, more like similar like C 295 order by Indian which is basically only cover assembling, that is the profit by the Airbus by selling fuselage parts for them. 30 of them will be 100 % made in Europe as well. We are talking business here

T50 Golden Eagle is not cheap if we compare to Chinese similar plane offering
 

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Whats really intresting is that A model of the plane was placed beside the commander of the Airforce that had the Egyptian insignia. So you can guess there have been extensive talks while there was no hint at all about this deal. Much of the cooperation is hidden and iam pretty sure it will include teaching wind tunnels etc or it might as well be useless

I remember the Helwan HA-300 fighter.


That program got stalled because the platform developed by Mr. Messerschmitt and Kurt Tank was too complicated (two engines) and Egypt at the time did not have the requisite technical expertise in Egypt in the number it needed to continue testing and production. The financial support from Egyptian Govt. dwindled and eventually the Russians convinced Egypt to become a Soviet client state for airplanes.

Not saying that this is the 1950's - but there are lessons in that story for this new program (are all the ducks/prerequisites lined up in a row?).
 

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