My Times Today.Mirage 2000 fighter jets usedIndian Air Force to target terror camps in PoK on Tuesday morning is employedthe IAF in air defence & ground attack missions. Equipped with an all-weather interception capability, Mirage 2000 comes equipped with a full range of weapons and electronic warfare suite.
The aircraft is equipped with retractable tricycle type landing gearMessier-Dowty, with twin nosewheels and a single wheel on each main gear. The tail of this fighter jet can be fitted with a runway tailhook. The aircraft flight control system is fly-by-wire.
The Mirage-2000 is equipped with two DEFA 554 autocannon 30 mm revolver-type cannons with 125 rounds each. The cannons have fire rates of 1,200 or 1,800 rounds per minute.The Mirage 2000 is equipped with Thales RDY 2 radar, which helps in long-range engagement of targets in the air and automatic tracking of targets. The radar also helps in mapping of targets on the ground using Doppler beam-sharpening techniques and it is believed that this has helped the fighter jets in completely destroying the terror camps in Tuesday’s strikes across the LoC.