Dassault Mirage 2000 is a fourth generation ,multirole ,single-seat fighter jet manufactured by a french company Dassault Aviation. The jet took its first flight on March 10 ,1978 however it was introduced in July 1984.
Mirage 2000 comes in mainly two variants i.e. Dassault Mirage 2000N and Dassault Mirage2000D .Due to its popularity , taday , more than 500 Mirage 2000 are operational throughout the world.
The Mirage2000 was designed in the late 1970’s to replace the Mirage III for the French Air Force since then 601 aircrafts were built and serve in nine countries.
Dassault Mirage 2000 Specifications:
|Crew||1 / 2|
|Wing Span||29.0 ft|
|Speed||2.2 mach +(more then 2.2 mach)|
|Combat Weight||21,000 lbs|
Max takeoff Weight
Max. Climbing Speed
|Store Stations 9||9|
Dassault Mirage 2000 is having an SNECMA M53-P2 turbofan engine, which provides 98kN of afterburn and a thrust of 64KN.
Cockpit Of Mirage 2000:
The jet is having HOTAS (hands-on-hands-throttle-and-stick) controls however The cockpit is equipt with SEM MB MK10 ejection seat.
- Mirrage2000H & Mirage2000I
- Mirage2000EG (used by Egypt)
- Mirage2000Br (used by Brazil )
Operators Of Mirage 2000:
Countries and their no. of aircrafts are shown under:
France : 315
UAE : 67
India : 50
Republic Of China : 60
Greece : 44
Egypt : 20
Brazil : 12
Peru : 583
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