Mirage 2000


'Mirage 2000' - 44 News Result(s)

  • Blog: How I Bombed Tiger Hill From A Mirage 2000

    Blog: How I Bombed Tiger Hill From A Mirage 2000

    On the 24 of June 1999 the Indian Air Force dropped its first Laser Guided Bomb (LGB) in anger. The release was from a Mirage 2000 and I was privileged to have been the pilot in command. In the days that followed, I was honoured to drop four more LGBs, thus dropping 5 out of the total of 8 LGBs delivered by the Mirage 2000 in the Kargil Conflict. T...

  • Wife Of Pilot Killed In Bengaluru's Mirage 2000 Crash To Join Air Force

    Wife Of Pilot Killed In Bengaluru's Mirage 2000 Crash To Join Air Force

    Garima Abrol, wife of Squadron Leader Samir Abrol who was killed earlier this year while test flying a Mirage 2000 fighter jet in Bengaluru, has cleared the Services Selection Board, paving the way for her to join the Indian Air Force.

  • IAF's French Mirages Fly With Russian Missiles, Thanks To Israeli 'Jugaad'

    IAF's French Mirages Fly With Russian Missiles, Thanks To Israeli '<i>Jugaad</i>'

    In Air Force circles, its been referred to as the ultimate 'jugaad' or innovative fix - mating a Russian air-to-air missile to an Israeli helmet mounted display to be worn by an Indian pilot flying a French-built Mirage 2000 fighter.

  • How Israel Helped India Win The Air War During Kargil

    How Israel Helped India Win The Air War During Kargil

    In 1997, two years prior to Kargil, India had signed a contract for the Israeli pods. Fifteen were to be procured for the Jaguar aircraft and five were meant for the Mirage 2000 squadrons.

  • Months After Balakot Strike, India Launches "Cloud-Proof" Spy Satellite

    Months After Balakot Strike, India Launches "Cloud-Proof" Spy Satellite

    India successfully launched a new "spy satellite" this morning capable of keeping a lookout from space even in cloudy conditions, leaving no room for doubt the next time its armed forces conduct an operation such as the Balakot air strike carried out earlier this year.

  • Months After Balakot Strike, India Launches "Cloud-Proof" Spy Satellite

    Months After Balakot Strike, India Launches "Cloud-Proof" Spy Satellite

    India launched a new "spy satellite" capable of keeping a lookout from space even in cloudy conditions, leaving no room for doubt the next time its armed forces conduct an operation such as the Balakot air strike earlier this year.

  • Exclusive: Why Air Force Has Not Shown Video Proof Of Balakot Strike

    Exclusive: Why Air Force Has Not Shown Video Proof Of Balakot Strike

    An Indian Air Force review of the February 26 air strike on the Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorist camp in Balakot confirms that while its bombs struck their targets accurately, the key Israeli air-to-surface missiles called the Crystal Maze, which would have provided a live video feed of the weapons hitting their targets, was not launched.

  • Air Force Tweets Hindi Poem, Taunts Pakistan Over Air Strike

    Air Force Tweets Hindi Poem, Taunts Pakistan Over Air Strike

    The Indian Air Force on Friday tweeted a Hindi poem from its official Twitter handle in which it sent out a message to Pakistan that India had to send its Mirage 2000 jets across the Line of Control as Pakistan had crossed all limits

  • "Were 300 Mobiles Used By Trees?" Rajnath Singh On Balakot Air Strike

    "Were 300 Mobiles Used By Trees?" Rajnath Singh On Balakot Air Strike

    Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday attacked the Congress over the debate on the casualty figures of the air strike in Balakot. The Home Minister said the opposition party is not willing to accept an assessment by the National Technical Research Organisation that said some 300 mobile phones were active in the Jaish-e-Mohammed camp before the Air...

  • How India's Legacy Fighter Downed Pak F-16: 10 Things About MiG-21 Bison

    How India's Legacy Fighter Downed Pak F-16: 10 Things About MiG-21 Bison

    The MiG-21 Bison fighter jet of the Indian Air Force that shot down an advanced American-origin F-16 of the Pakistani Air Force today was a highly upgraded version of the Vietnam-era Soviet jet. A common thing between the two fighter jets is that both have been continuously upgraded and have seen extensive combat use by nations that purchased them ...

  • Terror Camp Bombed By Indian Jets Only 60 Km From Where Bin Laden Hid

    Terror Camp Bombed By Indian Jets Only 60 Km From Where Bin Laden Hid

    The biggest training camp of the terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed in Balakot that Indian fighter jets bombed in a pre-dawn attack today was just 60 km from Abbottabad, where Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden was found hiding in a discreet bungalow before he was shot dead by US Navy Seal commandos in 2011. The Pakistani Military Academy or PMA Kakul, whic...

  • "It Was Dark": Pakistan Minister Trolled On Twitter After Explaining Air Force Role

    "It Was Dark": Pakistan Minister Trolled On Twitter After Explaining Air Force Role

    Pakistan defence minister Pervez Khatak was relentlessly trolled on Twitter to on Tuesday after he apparently told reporters that their forces were ready to repel the Indian attack but "it was dark". In a pre-dawn air strike, 12 Mirage 2000 aircraft of the Indian Air Force targeted a sprawling Jaish-e Mohammed terror training camp at Balakot in Pak...

  • Opposition Backs Air Strike At All-Party Meet, But Warns Against Anti-Kashmiri "Jingoism"

    Opposition Backs Air Strike At All-Party Meet, But Warns Against Anti-Kashmiri "Jingoism"

    Politicians cutting across ideological lines praised the Indian Air Force at an all-party meeting held hours after its fighter planes hit terror camps in Pakistan's Balakot early this morning, but maintained that the operation should not be used to fan "jingoistic" sentiments that could spur further attacks on Kashmiris.

  • Recognise India's Legitimacy To Ensure Security Against Terror: France

    Recognise India's Legitimacy To Ensure Security Against Terror: France

    France today said it stands by India in the fight against cross-border terrorism and asked Pakistan to act against terror groups operating from its soil, hours after Indian Air Force jets destroyed a terrorist camp in Balakot, 80 km from the Line of Control.

  • As Jets Flew To Balakot, Eye In The Sky 'Netra' Was Operational Brain

    As Jets Flew To Balakot, Eye In The Sky 'Netra' Was Operational Brain

    The home-made eye in the sky, Netra, was the operational brain that guided the Indian Air Force's Mirage 2000-5 IN hours before dawn as they flew towards Balakot, 80 km from the Line of Control, and bombed a camp of the terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed.

'Mirage 2000' - 18 Video Result(s)

'Mirage 2000' - 44 News Result(s)

  • Blog: How I Bombed Tiger Hill From A Mirage 2000

    Blog: How I Bombed Tiger Hill From A Mirage 2000

    On the 24 of June 1999 the Indian Air Force dropped its first Laser Guided Bomb (LGB) in anger. The release was from a Mirage 2000 and I was privileged to have been the pilot in command. In the days that followed, I was honoured to drop four more LGBs, thus dropping 5 out of the total of 8 LGBs delivered by the Mirage 2000 in the Kargil Conflict. T...

  • Wife Of Pilot Killed In Bengaluru's Mirage 2000 Crash To Join Air Force

    Wife Of Pilot Killed In Bengaluru's Mirage 2000 Crash To Join Air Force

    Garima Abrol, wife of Squadron Leader Samir Abrol who was killed earlier this year while test flying a Mirage 2000 fighter jet in Bengaluru, has cleared the Services Selection Board, paving the way for her to join the Indian Air Force.

  • IAF's French Mirages Fly With Russian Missiles, Thanks To Israeli 'Jugaad'

    IAF's French Mirages Fly With Russian Missiles, Thanks To Israeli '<i>Jugaad</i>'

    In Air Force circles, its been referred to as the ultimate 'jugaad' or innovative fix - mating a Russian air-to-air missile to an Israeli helmet mounted display to be worn by an Indian pilot flying a French-built Mirage 2000 fighter.

  • How Israel Helped India Win The Air War During Kargil

    How Israel Helped India Win The Air War During Kargil

    In 1997, two years prior to Kargil, India had signed a contract for the Israeli pods. Fifteen were to be procured for the Jaguar aircraft and five were meant for the Mirage 2000 squadrons.

  • Months After Balakot Strike, India Launches "Cloud-Proof" Spy Satellite

    Months After Balakot Strike, India Launches "Cloud-Proof" Spy Satellite

    India successfully launched a new "spy satellite" this morning capable of keeping a lookout from space even in cloudy conditions, leaving no room for doubt the next time its armed forces conduct an operation such as the Balakot air strike carried out earlier this year.

  • Months After Balakot Strike, India Launches "Cloud-Proof" Spy Satellite

    Months After Balakot Strike, India Launches "Cloud-Proof" Spy Satellite

    India launched a new "spy satellite" capable of keeping a lookout from space even in cloudy conditions, leaving no room for doubt the next time its armed forces conduct an operation such as the Balakot air strike earlier this year.

  • Exclusive: Why Air Force Has Not Shown Video Proof Of Balakot Strike

    Exclusive: Why Air Force Has Not Shown Video Proof Of Balakot Strike

    An Indian Air Force review of the February 26 air strike on the Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorist camp in Balakot confirms that while its bombs struck their targets accurately, the key Israeli air-to-surface missiles called the Crystal Maze, which would have provided a live video feed of the weapons hitting their targets, was not launched.

  • Air Force Tweets Hindi Poem, Taunts Pakistan Over Air Strike

    Air Force Tweets Hindi Poem, Taunts Pakistan Over Air Strike

    The Indian Air Force on Friday tweeted a Hindi poem from its official Twitter handle in which it sent out a message to Pakistan that India had to send its Mirage 2000 jets across the Line of Control as Pakistan had crossed all limits

  • "Were 300 Mobiles Used By Trees?" Rajnath Singh On Balakot Air Strike

    "Were 300 Mobiles Used By Trees?" Rajnath Singh On Balakot Air Strike

    Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday attacked the Congress over the debate on the casualty figures of the air strike in Balakot. The Home Minister said the opposition party is not willing to accept an assessment by the National Technical Research Organisation that said some 300 mobile phones were active in the Jaish-e-Mohammed camp before the Air...

  • How India's Legacy Fighter Downed Pak F-16: 10 Things About MiG-21 Bison

    How India's Legacy Fighter Downed Pak F-16: 10 Things About MiG-21 Bison

    The MiG-21 Bison fighter jet of the Indian Air Force that shot down an advanced American-origin F-16 of the Pakistani Air Force today was a highly upgraded version of the Vietnam-era Soviet jet. A common thing between the two fighter jets is that both have been continuously upgraded and have seen extensive combat use by nations that purchased them ...

  • Terror Camp Bombed By Indian Jets Only 60 Km From Where Bin Laden Hid

    Terror Camp Bombed By Indian Jets Only 60 Km From Where Bin Laden Hid

    The biggest training camp of the terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed in Balakot that Indian fighter jets bombed in a pre-dawn attack today was just 60 km from Abbottabad, where Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden was found hiding in a discreet bungalow before he was shot dead by US Navy Seal commandos in 2011. The Pakistani Military Academy or PMA Kakul, whic...

  • "It Was Dark": Pakistan Minister Trolled On Twitter After Explaining Air Force Role

    "It Was Dark": Pakistan Minister Trolled On Twitter After Explaining Air Force Role

    Pakistan defence minister Pervez Khatak was relentlessly trolled on Twitter to on Tuesday after he apparently told reporters that their forces were ready to repel the Indian attack but "it was dark". In a pre-dawn air strike, 12 Mirage 2000 aircraft of the Indian Air Force targeted a sprawling Jaish-e Mohammed terror training camp at Balakot in Pak...

  • Opposition Backs Air Strike At All-Party Meet, But Warns Against Anti-Kashmiri "Jingoism"

    Opposition Backs Air Strike At All-Party Meet, But Warns Against Anti-Kashmiri "Jingoism"

    Politicians cutting across ideological lines praised the Indian Air Force at an all-party meeting held hours after its fighter planes hit terror camps in Pakistan's Balakot early this morning, but maintained that the operation should not be used to fan "jingoistic" sentiments that could spur further attacks on Kashmiris.

  • Recognise India's Legitimacy To Ensure Security Against Terror: France

    Recognise India's Legitimacy To Ensure Security Against Terror: France

    France today said it stands by India in the fight against cross-border terrorism and asked Pakistan to act against terror groups operating from its soil, hours after Indian Air Force jets destroyed a terrorist camp in Balakot, 80 km from the Line of Control.

  • As Jets Flew To Balakot, Eye In The Sky 'Netra' Was Operational Brain

    As Jets Flew To Balakot, Eye In The Sky 'Netra' Was Operational Brain

    The home-made eye in the sky, Netra, was the operational brain that guided the Indian Air Force's Mirage 2000-5 IN hours before dawn as they flew towards Balakot, 80 km from the Line of Control, and bombed a camp of the terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed.

'Mirage 2000' - 18 Video Result(s)

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