IAF’s 35-year old Mirage fleet, which performed exceptionally during the 2019 Balakot operation, is undergoing a mid-life upgrade, the people said – with the trigger for the acquisition of the second-hand aircraft being the immediate need for 300 critical spares.
Updated on Sep 17, 2021 12:03 PM IST
On January 29 last year, Capt Amarinder had visited the village and announced development projects worth ₹28 crore to upgrade infrastructure and basic civic amenities in areas falling under the Mehraj nagar panchayat. Till now the government has released ₹4.64 crore for the purpose.
Published on Mar 17, 2020 10:52 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Bathinda |Vishal Joshi
The poem in Hindi, in the beginning, says that a fighter whose name is ‘Mrigmarichika’ (Mirage) had to cross over the boundaries as someone had crossed all the limits.
Updated on Mar 08, 2019 02:20 PM IST
New Delhi |Asian News International
The Mirage 2000s, the officials said, struck their target with Israeli-origin SPICE 2000 bombs from a stand-off distance, which wasn’t immediately known.
Updated on Feb 26, 2019 10:56 PM IST
New Delhi, Hindustan Times | Rahul Singh
The Indian Air Force struck at Jaish-e-Mohammed’s biggest terrorist training camp at Balakot, using 12 Mirage 2000 aircraft supported by a fleet of Sukhoi 30 jets, a mid-air refueller and two Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS), official sources said.
Updated on Feb 27, 2019 08:28 AM IST
New Delhi |Press Trust of India
India strikes terror camps: Mirage 2000 used to carry out first strike inside Pakistan after 1971 war
Strike by the Indian Air Force on terror camps in Balakot deep across the Line of Control on Tuesday was the first air operation by India inside Pakistan since 1971
Updated on Feb 26, 2019 05:07 PM IST
Press Trust of India, New Delhi |Press Trust of India
Mirage 2000 that dropped laser-guided bombs at terror camps deep across the Line of Control was upgraded in 2015.
Updated on Feb 26, 2019 05:30 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |HT Correspondent
Squadron Leader Samir Abrol and his co-pilot Siddharth Negi were killed after their Mirage 2000 aircraft crashed in Bengaluru on February 1, 2019 while on a test sortie.
Updated on Feb 04, 2019 01:11 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Ghaziabad | Peeyush Khandelwal
First inducted into IAF in 1984, Friday’s crash was the 11th accident involving the Mirage 2000 fleet. The IAF is now left with 48 Mirage 2000 fighters.
Updated on Feb 01, 2019 11:21 PM IST
Bengaluru/New Delhi |Vikram Gopal and Rahul Singh