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In Pics: From Mig-29 to Sukhoi, these supersonic Indian fighter jets can destroy any target

The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Tuesday used Mirage 2000 multi-role fighter jet to target three terror camps of Jaish-e-Mohammed across the Line of Control (LoC). The fighter jets used around 1,000 kgs of explosives to destroy the Jaish-e-Mohammad camps in Balakot, Chakoti and Muzaffarabad. There are some special features because of which the IAF picked Mirage 2000 for the surgical strike across the LoC. Built by Dassault Aviation of France, Mirage 2000 has been in operation with the French Air Force since 1984. India, Egypt, Greece, Peru, Qatar, Taiwan, and the United Arab Emirates are some of the countries using it is a part of their defence forces.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 26 February 2019, 09:36:06 PM
In Pics: From Mig-29 to Sukhoi, these supersonic Indian fighter jets can destroy any target

In Pics: From Mig-29 to Sukhoi, these supersonic Indian fighter jets can destroy any target

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The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Tuesday used Mirage 2000 multi-role fighter jet to target three terror camps of Jaish-e-Mohammed across the Line of Control (LoC). The fighter jets used around 1,000 kgs of explosives to destroy the Jaish-e-Mohammad camps in Balakot, Chakoti and Muzaffarabad. There are some special features because of which the IAF picked Mirage 2000 for the surgical strike across the LoC. Built by Dassault Aviation of France, Mirage 2000 has been in operation with the French Air Force since 1984. India, Egypt, Greece, Peru, Qatar, Taiwan, and the United Arab Emirates are some of the countries using it is a part of their defence forces.
In Pics: From Mig-29 to Sukhoi, these supersonic Indian fighter jets can destroy any target

In Pics: From Mig-29 to Sukhoi, these supersonic Indian fighter jets can destroy any target

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SU-30 MKI: Twin seater twin engine multirole fighter of Russian origin which carries One X 30mm GSH gun along with 8000 kg external armament. It is capable of carrying a variety of medium-range guided air to air missiles with active or semi-active radar or Infrared homing close range missiles. It has a max speed of 2500 km/hr (Mach 2.35). (Information: Indian Air Force)
In Pics: From Mig-29 to Sukhoi, these supersonic Indian fighter jets can destroy any target

In Pics: From Mig-29 to Sukhoi, these supersonic Indian fighter jets can destroy any target

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Mirage-2000: A single seater air defence and multi-role fighter of French origin powered by a single engine can attain max speed of 2495 km/hr (Mach 2.3). It carries two 30 mm integral cannons and two matra super 530D medium-range and two R-550 magic II close combat missiles on external stations.(Information: Indian Air Force)
In Pics: From Mig-29 to Sukhoi, these supersonic Indian fighter jets can destroy any target

In Pics: From Mig-29 to Sukhoi, these supersonic Indian fighter jets can destroy any target

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MiG-29: Twin engine, single seater air superiority fighter aircraft of Russian origin capable of attaining max. speed of 2445 km per hour (Mach-2.3). It has a combat ceiling of 17 km. It carries a 30 mm cannon along with four R-60 close combat and two R-27 R medium range radar guided missiles.(Information: Indian Air Force)
In Pics: From Mig-29 to Sukhoi, these supersonic Indian fighter jets can destroy any target

In Pics: From Mig-29 to Sukhoi, these supersonic Indian fighter jets can destroy any target

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MiG-27: Single engine, single seater tactical strike fighter aircraft of Russian origin having a max. speed of 1700 km/hr (Mach 1.6). It carries one 23 mm six-barrel rotary integral cannon and can carry upto 4000 kg of other armament externally.(Information: Indian Air Force)
In Pics: From Mig-29 to Sukhoi, these supersonic Indian fighter jets can destroy any target

In Pics: From Mig-29 to Sukhoi, these supersonic Indian fighter jets can destroy any target

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MiG-21 BISON: Single engine, single seater multirole fighter/ground attack aircraft of Russian origin which forms the back-bone of the IAF. It has a max speed of 2230 km/hr (Mach 2.1) and carries one 23mm twin barrel cannon with four R-60 close combat missiles.(Information: Indian Air Force)
In Pics: From Mig-29 to Sukhoi, these supersonic Indian fighter jets can destroy any target

In Pics: From Mig-29 to Sukhoi, these supersonic Indian fighter jets can destroy any target

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Jaguar: A twin-engine, single seater deep penetration strike aircraft of Anglo-French origin which has a max. speed of 1350 km /hr (Mach 1.3). It has two 30mm guns and can carry two R-350 Magic CCMs (overwing) alongwith 4750 kg of external stores (bombs/fuel).(Information: Indian Air Force)