The acceptance ceremony of the first two Indian Air Force Mirage 2000 I/TI was held at Istres, Dassault Aviation’s Flight Test Centre, on March 25. The Indian Ambassador to France Arun K. Singh was present at the event. The ceremony was hosted by Eric Trappier, Dassault Aviation chairman & CEO, and Pierre Eric Pommellet, Thales executive vice president, defence mission systems.
The signing of the contract for the upgrade of Indian Mirage 2000 fleet occurred in July 2011. The maiden flight of its first upgraded Mirage 2000 was completed successfully by Dassault Aviation on the 05 October 2013, following a two year development phase dedicated to the equipment kit provided by Thales including the radar, the electronic warfare suite and the mission computer... read more