Aerospace Industrial Development (AIDC) will complete the prototype of its upgraded Northrop Grumman F-5E/F Tiger 4 by the end of 1998.It is offering the aircraft to the Republic of China Air Force (RoCAF). The upgraded avionics include hands-on-throttle-and-stick, a GEC-Marconi head-up display and a Northrop Grumman APG-66 multi-mode radar, says Jean Kuo, AIDC project representative. The upgrade provides avionics commonality with the RoCAF's Lockheed Martin F-16s.

Source: Flight International