Mirage 2000 used in air strikes due to high success rate against long range targets2 min read 26 Feb 2019, 06:22 PM IST
The Mirage 2000 is a French multi-role, single-engine fighter jet which is capable of dropping a range of bombs and missiles
The Mirage 2000s are fitted with Thales RDY 2 radar which can strike at targets with 100% accuracy
NEW DELHI : A fleet of Mirage 2000 deep-penetration fighter jets was chosen for the pre-dawn strike on the biggest terror camp of the Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terror outfit in Pakistan due to the combat aircraft's capabilities of hitting long-range targets with "pin-point" accuracy and dropping a range of bombs and missiles including laser-guided ones, government sources said.
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