The recent crash of our frontline fighter, the state-of-the-art Mirage 2000 has deeply saddened me. Loss of two precious lives of our brilliant young test pilots has left me totally shocked. Mirage 2000 is one of the best fighter aircraft in the combat fleet of the Indian Air Force.
During my tenure at Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), I have had the valuable experience of working practically on all combat aircraft operated by the IAF and I have always admired the Mirage 2000 for its great design, excellent build quality and Maintenance Repair and Overhaul (MRO) technologies.
Mirage 2000 played a significant role in helping us win the Kargil war. HAL Bangalore contributed significantly in the configuration of the systems on the aircraft for these operations. Read More