Mirage 5F

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This page is about the French jet fighter Mirage 5F. For other versions, see Mirage 5 (Family).
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Mirage 5F
AB RB SB
10.3 10.3 10.3
Research:340 000 Specs-Card-Exp.png
Purchase:930 000 Specs-Card-Lion.png
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Description

The Mirage 5F is a rank VII French jet fighter with a battle rating of 10.3 (AB/RB/SB). It was introduced in Update "Winged Lions".

General info

Flight performance

Air brakes
Allows you to dramatically reduce the flight speed by releasing special flaps
Drogue parachute
Reduces braking distance when landing on any runway
Max speed
at 12 000 m2 160 km/h
Turn time28 s
Max altitude16 000 m
EngineSNECMA Atar 9C
Type
Cooling systemAir
Take-off weight11 t
Characteristics Max Speed
(km/h at 12,000 m)
Max altitude
(metres)
Turn time
(seconds)
Rate of climb
(metres/second)
Take-off run
(metres)
AB RB AB RB AB RB
Stock 2,090 2,053 16000 29.9 30.6 109.7 99.7 750
Upgraded 2,233 2,160 26.3 28.0 172.5 140.0

Details

Features
Combat flaps Take-off flaps Landing flaps Air brakes Arrestor gear Drogue chute
X X X X
Limits
Wings (km/h) Gear (km/h) Flaps (km/h) Max Static G
Combat Take-off Landing + -
1,460 426 N/A N/A N/A ~10 ~4
Optimal velocities (km/h)
Ailerons Rudder Elevators Radiator
< 920 < 750 < 650 N/A

Engine performance

Engine Aircraft mass
Engine name Number Basic mass Wing loading (full fuel)
SNECMA Atar 9C 1 7,250 kg 300 kg/m2
Engine characteristics Mass with fuel (no weapons load) Max Takeoff
Weight
Weight (each) Type 10m fuel 20m fuel 30m fuel 34m fuel
1,450 kg Afterburning axial-flow turbojet 7,934 kg 8,577 kg 9,241 kg 9,531 kg _,___ kg
Maximum engine thrust @ 0 m (RB/SB) Thrust to weight ratio @ 0 m (WEP)
Condition 100% WEP 10m fuel 20m fuel 30m fuel 34m fuel MTOW
Stationary 4,210 kgf 6,110 kgf 0.77 0.71 0.66 0.64 _.__
Optimal 5,389 kgf
(1,200 km/h)
8,594 kgf
(1,200 km/h)
1.08 1.00 0.93 0.90 _.__

Survivability and armour

Crew1 person
Speed of destruction
Structural0 km/h
Gear426 km/h

Examine the survivability of the aircraft. Note how vulnerable the structure is and how secure the pilot is, whether the fuel tanks are armoured, etc. Describe the armour, if there is any, and also mention the vulnerability of other critical aircraft systems.

Modifications and economy

Repair costBasic → Reference
AB3 850 → 5 397 Sl icon.png
RB11 150 → 15 632 Sl icon.png
SB24 940 → 34 965 Sl icon.png
Total cost of modifications292 000 Rp icon.png
452 000 Sl icon.png
Talisman cost2 800 Ge icon.png
Crew training260 000 Sl icon.png
Experts930 000 Sl icon.png
Aces2 800 Ge icon.png
Research Aces1 080 000 Rp icon.png
Reward for battleAB / RB / SB
90 / 250 / 600 % Sl icon.png
232 / 232 / 232 % Rp icon.png
Modifications
Flight performance Survivability Weaponry
Mods jet compressor.png
Compressor
Research:
15 000 Rp icon.png
Cost:
23 000 Sl icon.png
370 Ge icon.png
Mods booster.png
New boosters
Research:
16 000 Rp icon.png
Cost:
25 000 Sl icon.png
390 Ge icon.png
Mods aerodinamic wing.png
Wings repair
Research:
18 000 Rp icon.png
Cost:
28 000 Sl icon.png
440 Ge icon.png
Mods jet engine.png
Engine
Research:
24 000 Rp icon.png
Cost:
37 000 Sl icon.png
590 Ge icon.png
Mods aerodinamic fuse.png
Fuselage repair
Research:
15 000 Rp icon.png
Cost:
23 000 Sl icon.png
370 Ge icon.png
Mods armor frame.png
Airframe
Research:
16 000 Rp icon.png
Cost:
25 000 Sl icon.png
390 Ge icon.png
Mods g suit.png
G-suit
Research:
18 000 Rp icon.png
Cost:
28 000 Sl icon.png
440 Ge icon.png
Mods armor cover.png
Cover
Research:
24 000 Rp icon.png
Cost:
37 000 Sl icon.png
590 Ge icon.png
Mods pilon block rocket.png
LAU-32
Research:
15 000 Rp icon.png
Cost:
23 000 Sl icon.png
370 Ge icon.png
Mods pilon bomb.png
Type 25C
Research:
15 000 Rp icon.png
Cost:
23 000 Sl icon.png
370 Ge icon.png
Mod arrow 0.png
Mods ammo.png
aden_belt_pack
Research:
16 000 Rp icon.png
Cost:
25 000 Sl icon.png
390 Ge icon.png
Mod arrow 1.png
Mods pilon bomb.png
Type 21B
Research:
16 000 Rp icon.png
Cost:
25 000 Sl icon.png
390 Ge icon.png
Mod arrow 0.png
Mods pilon block rocket.png
Matra JL-100R
Research:
18 000 Rp icon.png
Cost:
28 000 Sl icon.png
440 Ge icon.png
Mod arrow right 0.png
Mods pilon block rocket.png
Matra JL-100 36
Research:
18 000 Rp icon.png
Cost:
28 000 Sl icon.png
440 Ge icon.png
Mods weapon.png
aden_new_gun
Research:
24 000 Rp icon.png
Cost:
37 000 Sl icon.png
590 Ge icon.png
Mods pilon rocket.png
Nord AS.30
Research:
24 000 Rp icon.png
Cost:
37 000 Sl icon.png
590 Ge icon.png

Armaments

Ballistic Computer
CCIP (Guns) CCIP (Rockets) CCIP (Bombs) CCRP (Bombs)
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Offensive armament

Main article: DEFA 552A (30 mm)

The Mirage 5F is armed with:

  • 2 x 30 mm DEFA 552A cannons, belly-mounted (140 rpg = 280 total)

Suspended armament

The Mirage 5F can be outfitted with the following ordnance presets:

  • Without load
  • 2 x Matra R550 Magic 1 missiles
  • 2 x AIM-9B Sidewinder missiles
  • 1 x AS-30 Nord missile
  • 2 x 130 kg SAMP Mk 81 bombs (260 kg total)
  • 12 x 250 kg SAMP Type 25 bombs (3,000 kg total)
  • 8 x 400 kg SAMP Type 21 bombs (3,200 kg total)
  • 36 x SNEB type 23 rockets
  • 72 x SNEB type 23 rockets
  • 14 x FZ49 rockets

Custom loadout options

1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Hardpoints Mirage 5F.png
130 kg SAMP Mk 81 bombs 1 1
250 kg SAMP Type 25 bombs 4 1 2 1 4
400 kg SAMP Type 21 bombs 2 1 2 1 2
FZ49 rockets 7 7
SNEB type 23 rockets 18, 36 18, 36
AIM-9B Sidewinder missiles 1 1
AS-30 Nord missiles 1
Matra R550 Magic 1 missiles 1 1

Usage in battles

Describe the tactics of playing in the aircraft, the features of using aircraft in a team and advice on tactics. Refrain from creating a "guide" - do not impose a single point of view, but instead, give the reader food for thought. Examine the most dangerous enemies and give recommendations on fighting them. If necessary, note the specifics of the game in different modes (AB, RB, SB).

Pros and cons

Pros:

  • Good missiles; IR-guided Magics are very agile and have high G limits
  • Hard hitting guns
  • Decent loadout options
  • Nimble attacker

Cons:

  • Only two missiles
  • Doesn't have access to laser-guided ordnance
  • No flares or chaff of any kind
  • Frequent uptiers against more capable jets

History

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Media

Skins

See also

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  • reference to the series of the aircraft;
  • links to approximate analogues of other nations and research trees.

External links

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  • other literature.


Dassault Aviation*
Fighters  M.B.152C1 · M.B.157
Bombers  M.B.162 · M.B.174A-3 · M.B.175T
Jet Aircraft 
M.D 450  M.D.450B Barougan · M.D.450B Ouragan
Mystère  M.D.452 IIA · M.D.452 IIC · Mystere IVA
Super Mystère  Super Mystere B2
Étendard  Etendard IVM
Mirage  Mirage IIIC · Mirage IIIE · Milan · Mirage 5F · Mirage F1C · Mirage F1CT · Mirage 2000C-S5
Export 
M.D 450  M.D.450B Ouragan
Mystere  Mystere IVA
Super Mystère  Sambad · Sa'ar**
Mirage  Mirage IIICJ
  *The company was named "Société des Avions Marcel Bloch" before being renamed in 1947
  **Israeli Super Mystère refitted with new avionics and an American engine

France jet aircraft
Fighters  M.D.450B Ouragan · M.D.450B Barougan · M.D.452 IIA · M.D.452 IIC · Mystere IVA · Super Mystere B2
  ▄F-86K · ▄F-100D · ▄F-8E(FN)
  Mirage IIIC · Mirage IIIE · Milan · Mirage 5F · Mirage F1C · Mirage F1CT · Mirage 2000C-S5
Strike aircraft  ▄F-84F · F-84F IAF · ▄F-84G-26-RE · Etendard IVM · Jaguar A · Jaguar E
Bombers  S.O.4050 Vautour IIA · Vautour IIA IDF/AF · S.O.4050 Vautour IIB · S.O.4050 Vautour IIN · S.O.4050 Vautour IIN (late)