Fastest Fighter jets in the world

Fastest Fighter jets in the world

According to the Saber Rattling Team the fastest fighter jets are usually interceptor like Mikoyan MIG-31 and others given down there


At 17,500 m (57,000 ft), the MiG-31 can achieve a top speed of 3000 km/h (1865 mph), or Mach 2.83.   Which made MIG-31 one of fastest aircraft in the world.

F-15C Eagle

An F-15E Strike Eagle flies over Afghanistan. The F-15E’s primary role in Afghanistan is providing close-air support for ground troops. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Aaron Allmon)

 F-15C can fly with a top speed of Mach 2.5 (1,650 mph, 2,655 km/h) at high altitude which made F-15C Eagle second fastest aircraft.

Su-27 B

The SU-27 is a super maneuverability fighter which achieve speed of Mach 2.35 at M2 altitude

2,500 km/h (1,600 mph, 1,300 kn) / Mach 2.35 at altitude


The J-20 known as Mighty Dragon is the new development Chengdu Aerospace Corporation for the People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF). With twin WS-10B engine allows it to achieve a speed of Mach 2+ which makes J-20 one of the fastest 5th generation fighter in the world

Mach 2+ 2450 km/h (1535mph)

Mirage 2000C

The Mirage 2000 is one of the iconic fighters of Dassault Aviation France which can go at a speed of Mach 2.2 at high altitudes

2,336 km/h (1,452 mph/ Mach 2.2) at high altitude

JAS-39A Gripen

The SAAB Gripen JAS-39 single engine fighter can achieve Mach 2 speed at 10,000m altitudes.

  2,460 km/h (1,530 mph, 1,330 kn) Mach 2

Euro Fighter Typhoon

The two Euro jet EJ200 engines of Euro Fighter Typhoon allow it to achieve Mach 2+ at 10,975m altitude.

2,495 km/h (1,550 mph, 1,347 kn) / Mach 2.0+ (2,495 km/h or 1,550 mph at 10,975m altitude)

F-22 Raptor

Meanwhile the famous F-22 Raptor is also at a similar speed level

Despite being a dedicated air superiority fighter, the F-22 still does not need to compete with interceptor aircraft like the MiG-25. At high altitude, the F-22A has a top speed of 2335 km/h (1450 mph).


The nature of the F-16’s role means it doesn’t necessarily need to be the fastest jet out there. The F-16D, at high altitude, can achieve a top speed of 2142 km/h (1330 mph).


The Twin seated Pakistan Air force fighter can achieve Mach 2 speed at high altitude.

2,400 km/h (1,500 mph, 1,2250kn)Mach 2

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