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25 March 2015 | Flight Global

India accepts first upgraded Mirage 2000s

India’s first two Dassault Mirage 2000 fighters have completed extensive upgrade activity in France, with the conversion programme now to move to Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL) in Bengaluru. Modified by Dassault and Thales at Istres air base, the programme’s lead aircraft were formally accepted on 25 March...

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26 November 2014 |

France To Send Six Mirage Jets To Jordan Against Islamic State

The French government said that six Mirage fighter jets would be deployed to Jordan on Thursday to assist in the fight against the Islamic State group.

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25 October 2013 | Defense-Aerospace

Upgraded Indian Mirage 2000H Makes First Flight

NEW DELHI --- Under IAF's over Rs 10,000 crore modernisation programme, the first Mirage 2000, upgraded by its manufacturer, has successfully completed its maiden flight in France. The IAF signed an upgrade deal last year to extend the life span of the remaining 51 (now 49) aircraft by around 10-15 years.

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8 October 2013 | Flight Global

Dassault flies first upgraded Indian Mirage

Dassault conducted the first flight of an upgraded Mirage 2000 fighter for the Indian air force at Istres air base in France on 5 October.

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26 April 2012 |

India Halts Mirage Flight Training Pending Crash Probe

Following the crashes of two Indian Mirage 2000-Hs in February and March, the Air Force has temporarily stopped training its pilots on the French-built aircraft, Defence Minister A.K. Antony told Parliament on April 26.

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7 September 2011 | Key.Aero

France Deploys Mirage 2000-5Fs to Djibouti

France announced on September 5 that it has replaced four Mirage 2000Cs deployed for the air defence of Djibouti with upgraded Mirage 2000-5Fs.

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29 July 2011 | Key.Aero

Indian Mirage 2000 Upgrade Contract Signed

French manufacturers Dassault and Thales have finally concluded a deal to upgrade the Indian Air Force's fleet of Mirgae 2000s.

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14 July 2011 | Flight Global

India approves long awaited Mirage 2000H upgrade

India's Cabinet Committee on Security has approved an upgrade for 51 Dassault Mirage 2000H strike aircraft ...

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1 October 2010 | AviationWeek

Mirage 2000D Upgrade, Tanker Fall In French Cuts

Another program expected to begin next year was the start of a Ceres signal intelligence satellite system acquisition.

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6 September 2006 | MILAVIA News

Brazilian Air Force Mirage 2000s Enter Service

The Força Aérea Brasileira (FAB - Brazilian Air Force) received the first two Mirage 2000 fighters, out of a total of 12 acquired from France. The aircraft officially entered service on September 4, 2006, with the 1º Grupo de Defesa Aérea (1º GDA), in Anapolis.

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4 April 2005 | MILAVIA News

Mirage 2000-9 crashes in test flight

On 4 April, a Mirage 2000-9 crashed after take-off from Istres AB in southern France during a test flight before its delivery to Adu Dhabi.

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