Cheetah Single-Seat Multirole Fighter Aircraft

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The single-seat multirole combat aircraft, the Atlas Cheetah was manufactured by Denel Aviation Systems (formerly Atlas Aircraft Corporation) in South Africa. It is derived from the Dassault Mirage III aircraft.

The South African Air Force (SAAF) had been operating since 1986, the Cheetah. In 2008, the number of cheetah (double seat Cheetah D, single-seat Cheetah E and C) was withdrawn from service and replaced with 26 SAAF Saab JAS 39 Gripens (17C/9D).