Dassault, HAL to Upgrade Air Force Mirage-2000 Fighters in 1.5 billion Euros Deal

The Indian Air Force is close to finalising a 1.5 billion Euro deal for upgradation of its 52 front line Mirage-2000 fighter jet. The upgrades will give the Air Force Mirage 2000 jets twenty five years of additional service life.

The jets will be armed with with futuristic ‘Matra Mica’ air-to-air missiles. The Matra BAe Dynamics Mica is an innovative lightweight missile that can both intercept incoming missiles and fire at multiple targets. The Mica is an advanced medium-range missile that is the French counterpart to the more capable American AMRAAM missile.

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