Dassault Mirage IVA Technical Specifications
Service Year: 1963
Type: Supersonic Strategic Heavy Bomber Aircraft
National Origin: France
Manufacturer(s): Dassault - France
Production Total: 62
Structural (Crew Space, Dimensions and Weights)
Operating Crew (Typical): 2
Weight (Empty): 31,967 lb (14,500 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 69,666 lb (31,600 kg)
Installed Power and Standard Day Performance
Propulsion: 2 x SNECMA Atar 09K turbojets with afterburner developing 15,432 lb.
Maximum Speed: 1,320 mph (2,124 kph; 1,147 knots)
Maximum Range: 994 miles (1,600 km)
Service Ceiling: 65,617 feet (20,000 meters; 12.43 miles)
Armament / Mission Payload
1 x megaton nuclear bomb in recessed under-fuselage position.
Global Operators / Customers
Model Variants (Including Prototypes)
IV - Base Bomber Production Designation based on the Mirage II design; fitted with twin engines and provision for 60-kiloton AN22 freefall nuclear bomb.
IVA - Main Bomber Production Model of which 62 examples were completed.
IVR - Converted samples of IVA model for aerial strategic reconnaissance platforms; 12 such models converted from existing IVA's; Ct52 mission package.
IVP - Missile Carrier Model; converted from existing IVA models; 19 such examples; redesigned navigation/attack systems; improved electronic defense measures; provision for ASMP nuclear stand-off weapon.