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Whatever Happended To The Mirage III NG?  
User currently offlineRJAF From Jordan, joined Jan 2007, 328 posts, RR: 0
Posted (8 years 4 months 1 week 6 days 7 hours ago) and read 5217 times:

I remember this aircraft had a great display at Farnborough 82 and was a very much advanced version of the Mirage III family with advanced avionics and amazing maneuverability. Did it suffer the same fate as the fantastic F-20 Tigershark where everyone thought that it was an excellent aircraft but no one actually bought it? Any info would be appreciated.

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User currently offlineF27Friendship From Netherlands, joined Jul 2007, 1125 posts, RR: 5
Reply 1, posted (8 years 4 months 1 week 6 days 6 hours ago) and read 5205 times:

Well, you could say it would have been a direct competitor to the Mirage 2000, which is also related to the "mother" Mirage trois.

And what was the case with the F-20, would have been the case with a Mirage III NG. An old airframe sqweezed to it's limits with these last updates. No room for future upgrades anymore. That's why the F-16 won over the F-20 and probably the Mirage 2000 over the Mirage III NG

User currently offlineKeesje From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (8 years 4 months 1 week 6 days 3 hours ago) and read 5168 times:

We have seen advanced Mirage version in Swiss, Israel, South America, so imagine some technology to be transferred..

A lot of upgrade kits have been made / sold by many parties.

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