MIRAGE 2000

  • Fighter aircraft MiG29K commissioned into Indian Navy May 11, 2013

    Panaji: Newage fighter aircraft MiG29K was on Saturday commissioned ceremoniously into the Indian Navy in the presence of Defence Minister AK Antony at INS Hansa near in Panaji. The aircraft would be attached to aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya, which would be commissioned later this year. The MiG29K squadron initially...
  • IAF can fight a twofront war on its present strength: Officials April 16, 2013

    New Delhi: Considering the threat perception from both China and Pakistan, the Indian Air force (IAF) has upgraded its capabilities to meet any challenge from the two fronts simultaneously. These capabilities were tested successfully for the first time during the recent threeweek war games 'Livewire' in which over 400 fighter...
  • IAF to procure two secondhand Mirage2000 aircraft September 23, 2012

    New Delhi: Indian Air Force is planning to buy two secondhand Mirage 2000 combat aircraft to make up for the losses suffered by it in crashes earlier this year. IAF, which has signed a deal with France for upgradation of 51 Mirage 2000 aircraft, lost two of these planes in crashes...
  • IAF to upgrade fleet of combat planes April 30, 2012

    New Delhi: Aiming to enhance the combat potential of its fighter aircraft, the IAF has signed contracts with various companies to upgrade its fleet of combat planes involving MiG29, MiG27, Mirage2000 and Jaguars. In a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today, Defence Minister AK Antony said, "IAF has...
  • IAF Mirage 2000 crashes, pilot safe March 5, 2012

    New Delhi: A Mirage 2000 fighter plane of the Indian Air Force (IAF) crashed near a village in Rajasthan's Sawai Madhopur district on Monday, soon after taking off from an airbase in Gwalior, in a second mishap involving the aircraft type in 11 days. The pilot managed to eject safely, IAF...
  • India clears 950 mn euro Mirage 2000 missile deal January 4, 2012

    New Delhi: India on Wednesday cleared a Euro 950 million deal to procure 500 airtoair missiles from a French firm for IAF's Mirage 2000 aircraft fleet. A Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) meeting chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh cleared the deal to procure 490 MICA missiles manufactured by French firm...