Janes have reported that the long discussed deal between Argentina and Spain for 16 Mirage F1M fighters is on hold and instead, alternatives being sought.[browser-shot width=”600″ url=”http://www.janes.com/article/32019/argentine-mirage-f1-buy-reportedly-stalls”]
One of the alternatives is 18 IAI Kfir Block 60’s
The Kfir Block 60 is an interesting aircraft, despite the original being quite old IAI have filled it full of modern upgraded equipment.
Have a read of the data sheet below
And the marketing video
There are many ‘if’s’ to resolve but how much would 18 fully supported Kfir Block 60’s equipped with Derby BVR missiles alter the military balance over those islands down South?