Six more J-10C aircraft have apparently arrived in Pakistan, according to Pakistani media organization 92 News, indicating that China has delivered the second batch. Since the second batch of J-10C aircraft was delivered, Pakistan’s fleet has expanded to 12.

The Pakistan Air Force (PAF) officially commissioned the first batch of six state-of-the-art J-10C fighter aircraft in March 2022. Those six jets’ serial numbers range from 22-101 to 22-106.

In reaction to India’s purchase of Rafale fighter planes, Pakistan ordered a complete squadron of 25 Chinese multirole J-10C fighter jets, as Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed revealed in December 2021.Sudan could join Pakistan as the second international customer for the Chinese J-10C aircraft, according to reports that emerged over time.