USA has more fighter planes than Russia and China Combined

The United States currently has over 2200 fighter planes.

Currently the USA has:


F15C                     222  Will stay in service until 2025
F15D                      22
F15E Strike Eagle        219  [Being upgraded and will stay in service until 2025]
F16 C/D                  983
F22A                     186  [Fifth generation stealth fighter]
F35A Lightning II         47  [Fifth generation stealth fighter]

F18 A/C/D                149

F-18 A/B/C/D             433
F-18 E/F                 565
F-35 Lightning II          4          

At the end of 2014, Lockheed Martin and industry team had delivered 109 operational aircraft to the U.S. and partner nations since the program’s inception. The USA could get 1700 to 3000 F35s. The US procurement of fifth generation fighters is currently set to far exceed the combined fifth generation jet procurement from Russia and China.

In 2014, Russia had over 750 fighters.

Russia will get 126 new fixed wing military aircraft in 2015. Some will be bombers.

China has over 1060 fighter jets and interceptors.

At the end of 2014, China had about 1900 combat air force aircraft, (includes fighters, bombers, fighter-attack and attack aircraft), 600 of which are modern (generation 4 or newer).

China has 253 J-11 fighter jets that are based on the SU-27K

China has 15 J-15 fighter jets which are a variant on the J-11.

The Shenyang J-16 designed and manufactured by Shenyang Aircraft Corporation, China. This is a multi-role fighter/bomber variant based on the J-11BS with longer range and upgraded avionics, the concept is similar to F-15E Strike Eagle. There is currently 1 prototype flying and 24 have been built. The J16 is a copy of the Russian Su-30MK2.

China also has a stealthy version (J-17) of the Su-27. There is also an aircraft carrier version of the Su-30 (the Su-33, obtained from Ukraine) that is now being produced as the J-15.

France has about 283 fighter jets.
UK about 100 fighter jets.
Germany about 100 fighter jets

SOURCES – Wikipedia, Global Firepower,,, Sputnick news