Tag: Mirage 2000

Brazil sells its Mirage 2000s to French company that will use them as Contracted Aggressors
The Brazilian Air Force finally managed to sell nine Mirage 2000s that were withdrawn from service in 2013. Brazil found a customer for its former Mirage 2000s. Intelligence Online reported that the Força Aerea Brasileira (Brazilian Air Force) finally managed to sell nine Mirage 2000s that were withdrawn from service in...
“Our jets used clouds to hide from Pakistani Radar during Balakot airstrikes,” Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said
Divya Spandana, social media director for India's main opposition party, the Congress Party, mocked Modi, tweeting that the ability to use radar to detect planes, "cloud or no cloud," has been around for decades. Speaking to India's News Nation TV channel on May, 11, 2019 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said heavy rain on the night of Feb. 25 had complicated planning for the...
IAF MiG-21s Vs PAF F-16s - The Dogfight Details Revealed for the First Time
Having secured a hugely advantageous position, Wing Commander Abhinandan Vartaman of the Indian Air Force successfully fired his Russian short-range Vympel R-73 air-to-air missile at the F-16, scoring a hit !! As we have reported, on Feb. 26, 2019 Indian Air Force (IAF) Mirage 2000 fighter jets launched airstrikes across Indian border...
IAF claims to have Shoot Down PAF F-16 after Pakistan says that has Shot Down two Indian Fighter Jets
On Feb. 27, 2019 Pakistan claimed that Pakistan Air Force (PAF) has shot down two Indian fighter jets that crossed into Pakistani territory. Meanwhile, India claimed that Indian Air Force (IAF) have shot down a Pakistani F-16 that “violated Indian airspace.” Pakistan has closed its airspace and several airports in India were...
After IAF Mirage 2000s cross-border airstrikes, Pakistan hints at nuking India
"I said that we will surprise you. Wait for that surprise. I said that our response will be different. Now it is time for India to wait for our response,” Major General Asif Ghafoor, Pakistan Army On Feb. 26, 2019 Indian Air Force (IAF) Mirage 2000 fighter jets launched airstrikes across Indian...
Dassault will deliver first Rafale to India in September 2019
All 36 Rafale aircraft will be delivered by April 2022 India will take delivery of the Dassault Rafale fighter starting from September 2019, the chief of Indian Air Force (IAF), Air Chief Marshal B.S. Dhanoa, disclosed. He added that all 36 aircraft will be delivered by April 2022. As reported by The Week, Dhanoa defended the Rafale deal by saying that there was...
Two injured after inert bomb falls off from Mirage 2000D
A witness said the noise from the impact was louder than the noise of the Mirage 2000D fighter bombers flying overhead Two workers at the Faurecia automobile parts factory in Nogent-sur-Vernisson were injured on Apr. 10 when an inert bomb fell off from a Mirage 2000D fighter bomber. The incident took place at around 3:20pm local time and a witness said...
Breaking: Hellenic Air Force Mirage 2000-5 crashes after dogfight with Turkish fighters
Hellenic Air Force fighters CAPs have intensified in recent weeks amid a spike in tensions between Greece and Turkey and near-daily mock dogfights in disputed airspace Defense ministry officials in Greece say a Hellenic Air Force (HAF) Mirage 2000-5 fighter jet has crashed east of the island of Skyros, Aegean Sea, killing its pilot, while returning to the base after...
Will Taiwan buy F-15 or F/A-18 fighters to boost its defense capabilities?
Although it is possible that the Lockheed Martin F-35 could be sold to Taiwan, the island might not be able to afford buying the stealth fighter hence it could buy legacy fighters such as F-15s, F/A-18s or more F-16s A recent article by Taiwan’s Up Media says the island is evaluating a plan to buy the Boeing F-15 or F/A-18 not only as...
Watch Indian Air Force C-130J cargo aircraft operating from a road runway for the very first time
This has been not only the first time that a C-130J lands on Agra-Lucknow Expressway, but also the first time that an Indian Air Force transport aircraft take part in this kind of exercise Taken on Oct. 25, 2017, the interesting video in this post show Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft kicking off the third road runway exercise on a...