The F-25 Panther is a 4th Generation multirole fighter developed by the Kusa Advanced Systems and Defense, it earned it's nickname due to it's similar forward fuselage shape to the American F-5E Tiger.
Manufacturer: Kusa Advanced Systems and Defense
Introduction: 27 April 1977
First Flight: 24 May 1978
Venoslavian Air Defense Forces
Egyptian Air Force
Vietnamese People's Air Force
The F-25 was first proposed as a High-performance Interceptor Aircraft, equipped with the new Adler-Hobart Trident 200 Afterburning Turbofan engine.
Later variants of the F-25 (Block III and later.) Inherited better carrying capability and performance to carry out a wide variety of missions, making it a Multirole Fighter.
Initial development started in 1976, first prototypes include an extremely sweeped wing, named the TX-077, a delta wing, named the TX-077-02, and a backward tapered wing, named the TX-077-03.
Testing shows that prototype 02 and 03 has identical performance, with prototype 03 having advantage due to higher turn rate and better stability over prototype 01 and 02.
Further development started with extra funding from Venoslavian government, which ultimately led to the creation of the F-25A Panther.
Prototype Panther used to demonstrate the combat capability of the Panther series.
Production version of the Panther operated by the Venoslavian Air Defense Forces.
Twin-seater variant of the Panther A/B.
F-25 Mod 79 (Block I/II/III)
Panther with a higher performance and BVR capability.
F-25 Mod 82 (Block IV/V/VII)
Panther with additional Ground Strike Capability, reinforced landing gear, better Fly-by-wire system, better Ballistics computer, reinforced wing loading to carry the AIM-120 and Tara 820T Air to Ground Missile.
F-25EV (Export Vietnam)
Variant of the F-25 Block V operated by the VPAF.
F-25EE (Export Egypt)
Variant of the F-25 Block IV operated by the Egyptian Air Force.
Name: F-25 Panther
Weight: Approx. 5 tons
1x Mauser Bordkanone 27 (BK27) 30mm Cannon, 300 Rounds.
The F-25 has 9 Hardpoints capable of mounting:
Tara 330/350 Mystic
Tara 400 Mythic
AG1: Jettison Drop Tanks
AG2: Enable Formation Lights
AG3: Master Arms Unlock
Tara 350M Short Range IR Missile
AIM-120 AMRAAM Active Radar Missile
Tara 820T Air to Ground Missile (Inferno)
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- Wingspan 31.2ft (9.5m)
- Length 49.1ft (15.0m)
- Height 13.3ft (4.0m)
- Empty Weight -120,848lbs (-54,816kg)
- Loaded Weight 12,089lbs (5,483kg)
- Power/Weight Ratio 6.506
- Wing Loading 25.9lbs/ft2 (126.4kg/m2)
- Wing Area 466.9ft2 (43.4m2)
- Drag Points 9282
- Number of Parts 597
- Control Surfaces 5