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Mirage F1M

The Dassault Mirage F1M is a supersonic radar equipped fighter and attack aircraft designed and manufactured by Dassault Aviation.

The Spanish Air Force completed a modernization upgrade to the fleet in the late 1990s.  The project included a revised cockpit with color LCDs and a Smart HUD from Sextant Avionique, a Sextant inertial navigation system with GPS interface; NATO-compatible Have Quick 2 secure communications; Mode 4 digital IFF; a defensive aids suite; and flight recorders. The radar was upgraded to Cyrano IVM standard, adding sea search and air to ground ranging modes.

Aircraft Details
  • Fleet size:

    22 - Single and Dual Seats

  • Technology:

    Supersonic, Modernized Cyrano IVM Fire Control Radar, RWR, HUD, HOTAS, 1553 Data Bus, VHF, UHF, Color MFD, Flight Debrief System

  • Mission Set:

    Air-to-Air, Air-to-Ground, Tanking/Refueling, Chase, R&D, Threat Simulation

  • Specialty:

    All Mission Sets/Highly Capable Aircraft

  • Speed:

    2.2 Mach

  • Endurance:

    2.3 Hours

  • Safety:

    Single seat: Martin Baker Mk6, Dual Seat: Martin Baker Mk10

  • Overhauled:

    Modernized in late 1990s, Full overhaul 2017-2018