On Feb 26, 2018, at 3.30 an IAF Airstrike took place with the help of 12 Mirage 2000 Fighter (Jet Aircraft) dropped 1,000 kg bombs on terrorist camps across LOC. which resulted in 200-300 casualties at Balakot, Pakistan.
Story behind Surgical strike 2.0
On 14 Feb 2018, A bus carrying Indian security CRPF (Central Reserve Police Force) personnel was rammed by a vehicle carrying explosives at Pulwama, around 3.15 PM. This resulted in the blast which martyred 44 brave Indian soldiers. It is the deadliest terror attack on India’s state security personnel in Kashmir.
In response to that On Feb 26, 2018, at 3.30 an IAF Airstrike took place with the help of 12 Mirage 2000 Fighter (Jet Aircraft) dropped 1,000 kg bombs on terrorist camps across LOC. which resulted in 200-300 casualties at Balakot, Pakistan
Terrorist launchpads in Balakot, Chakothi, and Muzaffarabad was completely destroyed in the IAF air strikes. Jaish-e-Mohammed control rooms were also destroyed. in IAF.Airstrikes which comes exactly 12 days after Pulwama Terror attack. It is exactly about India’s Pulwama revenge attack. We can also term it as Surgical Strike 2.0 & of course MIRAZ 2000 – The hero of surgical strike 2.0
Why only MIRAJ 2000 Fighter Jet –“Super Hero Of Surgical Strike 2.0”
Mirage 2000 joined IAF (Indian Air Force) in 1980. Mirage Fighter Jet comes from Dassault Aviation – French company, who is also popular for his controversial manufacture of Rafale. The last time it was used in Kargil war with Pakistan. Over the years it has been upgraded with the number of plug & Play systems. Its pinpoint targeting and proven capability makes it higher in
Mirage Aircraft can easily be ported and comes with weapon guiding kit,
It includes multi-target radar Doppler. Mirage also consists of India’s Nuclear platform as it can carry Nuclear wear below radars which is invented by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited. It is suitable for both Air to Air & Air to surface missiles.
Specifications of Mirage 2000 Fighter Jet.
- TWIN SEAT JET
- LENGTH OF AIRCRAFT- 14.36M
- WINGSPAN -91.3M
- PLANE WEIGHTS – 7500 KG
- TAKE OFF WT 17000 KG
- MAX SPEED- 2336KM/HR
- CAN TRAVEL 1550 KM WITH DROP TANKS
- FLIGHT HEIGHT CAPPED -17KM