In fighter jets, speed and distance that they can travel are the crucial factors. Also, Fighter jets have their differences in weaponry systems maximum loads and avionics
If you can’t catch up to your enemy or if the enemy can catch up to you easily then you are at a very bad disadvantage and the consequences can be sad and sad is a word to put it lightly.
However, the question stands which Fighter jet is the fastest in 2019
Here’s a list of the fastest jet fighters in 2019. Keep in mind that this list includes only piloted aircraft and aircraft which are still in operational service.
1. Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-25
2. F-15E Strike Eagle
3. Mikoyan MiG-31
4. McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle
5. Sukhoi Su-27
6. Eurofighter Typhoon
7. Sukhoi Su-57
8. Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor
9. Dassault Mirage 2000
10. Chengdu J-10