On 26th February 2019 in early morning Indian Air Force with 12 Mirage 2000 fighter jets crossed Line of control and eliminated large number of JeM terrorist, trainers, senior commanders and group of Jihadis who were trained for Fidayeen action.
All you need to know about Mirage 2000 :
1. Mirage 2000 fighter jets are made by French company Dassault Aviation who is also manufacturer of famous multirole fighter jets Rafale.
2. Mirage 2000 is a multirole fighter jet which took its first flight on 10th March 1978 and is used by different countries in the world which includes India, France, Egypt, UAE, Peru, Greece, Taiwan, Qatar and Brazil.
3. During Kargil war in 1999 Mirage 2000 performed exceptionally well in high areas of Himalayas.
4. Mirage 2000 is capable of carrying Air to Surface missiles and Laser guided bombs.
5. Mirage 2000 is equipped with Thomson-CSF RDY (Radar Doppler Multi-target) radar.
6. The Mirage 2000 has length of 14.36m, Wingspan of 9.13m, Height of 5.20m, empty weight of 7500 kg, loaded weight of 13,800 kg and Maximum take off weight of 17000 kg.
7. The Mirage 2000 has maximum speed of Mach 2.2 (2336 kmph) and is capable of travelling at a speed of 1550 km with drop tanks.