MIRAGE III/5 (DASSAULT-BREGUET)
Country of Origin. France.
Similar Aircraft. Kfir C-2, Viggen, MiG-21 Fishbed, A-4 Skyhawk, Fantan A.
Crew. One; trainer--two.
Role. Ground-attack, fighter, reconnaissance.
Armament. 30-mm cannon, bombs, rockets.
Dimensions. Length: Mirage III: 49 ft, 3 in (15.02 m). Mirage 5: 51 ft (15.55 m).
Span: 27 ft (8.24 m).
Wings. Low-mounted delta wing with pointed tips.
Engine(s). One turbojet inside fuselage. Semicircular air intakes are forward of the wing roots below the canopy. Large, single exhaust.
Fuselage. Long, slender, and tubular with a pointed nose and a bubble cockpit.
Tail. Large, swept-back, and tapered tail fin with a square tip. No tail flats.
Argentina, Brazil, Chile (Mirage 5 and 50), Colombia, Egypt, France, Gabon, Lebanon, Libya, Pakistan, Peru, South Africa, Switzerland, Venezuela (Mirage 50), Zaire.
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Updated Wednesday, May 27, 1998 1:43:28 PM