1st Flight 1967
The Dassault Mirage 5 is a supersonic attack aircraft designed during the 1960s and manufactured in France and a number of other countries.
It was derived from Dassault’s popular Mirage III fighter and spawned several variants of its own, including the IAI Kfir.
The aircraft is capable of nuclear weapons delivery.
Single seat radar less ground/attack fighter aircraft.
Export version of Mirage 5 for Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Single seat radar equipped fighter/bomber version for Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Single-seat version of the Mirage 5 for Belgium, fitted with mainly US avionics.
Export version of the Mirage 5 for Colombia.
Remaining aircraft upgraded by IAI with canards and new avionics.
Export single seat ground attack aircraft of the Mirage 5 for Libya.
Single seat radar equipped fighter/bomber version for Libya.
Single-seat ground-attack fighter aircraft for the French Air Force, 50 ex-Israeli Mirage 5Js.
Eight aircraft withdrawn for conversion to Mirage 50C for Chile, with eight new-build 5Fs built as replacements.
Export version of the Mirage 5 for Gabon.
Four upgraded aircraft for Gabon, two of which were upgraded 5G and two undelivered ex-Zaire 5M.
50 aircraft were ordered by Israel, the order was later embargoed by the French government.
They were delivered to the French Air Force as the Mirage 5F.
Export version of the Mirage 5 for Zaire.
Mirage 5MA Elkan
Upgraded Mirage 5BA aircraft sold to Chile.
Export version of the Mirage 5 for Peru.
Mirage 5P Mara
Upgraded Mirage 5P aircraft for Argentina.
Upgraded aircraft for Peru.
Upgraded aircraft for Peru, two built new plus upgraded older aircraft.
Single-seat radarless version of the Mirage 5 for Pakistan.
New build radar equipped aircraft for Pakistan, fitted with Cyrano IV radar.
New build radar-equipped anti-shipping aircraft for Pakistan, fitted with an Agave radar for compatibility with Exocet anti-ship missile.
Single seat radar-equipped fighter/bomber version for Egypt, equivalent to Mirage IIIE.
Upgraded radar less attack version for Egypt.
Single-seat ground attack aircraft 5 for Venezuela.
Survivors rebuilt to Mirage 50EV standard.
Single seat reconnaissance aircraft.
Reconnaissance version of 5BA for Belgium.
Export version of the Mirage 5R for Colombia.
Export version of the Mirage 5R for Libya.
Export version of the Mirage 5R for Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Export version of the Mirage 5R for Egypt.
Two seat training version.
Two-seat trainer version of 5BA for Belgium.
Two-seat trainer for Colombia.
Two built, Both upgraded with canards and new avionics.
Two-seat trainer for Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Two-seat trainer for Libya.
Two-seat trainer for Gabon.
Two-seat trainer for Zaire.
Two-seat trainer for Peru.
Updated trainer for Peru.
Two new build plus upgrade of remaining 5DPs.
Two-seat trainer version for Pakistan.
Mirage 5MD Elkan
Upgraded Mirage 5BD aircraft sold to Chile.
Two-seat trainer for Egypt.
Single seat multirole fighter/bomber, ground attack aircraft, powered by more powerful 49.2 kN (11,055 lbf) dry, 70.6 kN (15,870 lbf) with reheat Atar 9K-50 engine.
It was also available with or without radar.
New build radar equipped Mirage 50 for Chile.
Eight re-engined Mirage 5F aircraft sold to Chile.
Two-seat training version for Chile.
Three built, two with lower powered Atar 9C-3 engine.
Mirage 50CN Pantera
Mirage 50C and 50FC aircraft upgraded by ENAER with help from the Israeli company IAI for Chile with canards, revised, Kfir style nose and new avionics; 13 50C and FC upgraded plus two 50DC trainers.
Upgraded Mirage 5V aircraft for Venezuela, with Atar 9K-50 engine, canards and updated avionics.
Six new-build aircraft, three upgraded ex-Zaire 5M, plus six upgraded remaining IIIEV and 5Vs.
Upgraded Mirage 5DV aircraft for Venezuela, similar standard to 50EV.
One new build plus two upgrades.
This variant is also in service with the Ecuadorian Air Force.
Length: 15.55 m (51 ft 0 in)
Wingspan: 8.22 m (27 ft 0 in)
Height: 4.5 m (14 ft 9 in)
Wing area: 35 m2 (380 sq ft)
Empty weight: 7,150 kg (15,763 lb)
Max take-off weight: 13,700 kg (30,203 lb)
1 × SNECMA Atar 9C afterburning turbojet, 41.97 kN (9,440 lbf) thrust dry, 60.8 kN (13,700 lbf) with afterburner
2,350 km/h (1,460 mph, 1,270 kn) at 12,000 m (39,370 ft)
956 km/h (594 mph, 516 kn)
1,250 km (780 mi, 670 nmi) hi-lo-hi profile with 2x 400 kg (882 lb) bombs and max external fuel
Ferry range: 4,000 km (2,500 mi, 2,200 nmi)
Service ceiling: 18,000 m (59,000 ft)
Wing loading: 391 kg/m2 (80 lb/sq ft)
2× 30 mm (1.18 in) DEFA 552 cannons with 125 rounds per gun
2× Matra JL-100 drop tank/rocket pack, each with 18× SNEB 68 mm rockets and 66 US gallons (250 litres) of fuel
2× AIM-9 Sidewinder OR Matra R550 Magic
4,000 kg (8,800 lb) of payload on five external hard points, including a variety of bombs, reconnaissance pods or Drop tanks.