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DASSAULT Mirage 2000 Vajra

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Name Mirage 2000 Vajra
Manufacturer DASSAULT
Body Narrow
Wing Fixed Wing
Position Delta wing
Tail No tail plane
WTC Medium
Type code L1J
Engine Jet
Engine count Single
Position In fuselage
Landing gear Tricycle retractable
Mass group 3

Manufacturered as:

DASSAULT Mirage 2000

DASSAULT Mirage 2000 Vajra

DASSAULT Mirage 2000 Vajra DASSAULT Mirage 2000 Vajra 3D


Multi-role nuclear and conventional strike fighter. In service since 1983. Mirage 2000 combines the benefits of the delta wing layout with fly-by-wire technology. Developed in several versions: Mirage 2000B two seat trainer, 2000N-K1/K2 nuclear strike version (first flight 3. Feb. 1983) and 2000D (export 2000N-KL) conventional strike fighter (first flight 19. Feb. 1991). Latest model 2000-9 exported to several countries as well as being used by French Air Force.

Technical Data

Wing span 9.1 m29.856 ft <br />
Length 14.4 m47.244 ft <br />
Height 5.2 m17.06 ft <br />
Powerplant 1 x 95,1 kN SNECMA M53 - P2 afterburning turbofan.
Engine model SNECMA M53

Performance Data

Take-Off Initial Climb
(to 5000 ft)
Initial Climb
(to FL150)
Initial Climb
(to FL240)
MACH Climb Cruise Initial Descent
(to FL240)
(to FL100)
Descent (FL100
& below)
V2 (IAS) kts IAS kts IAS kts IAS kts MACH TAS 800 kts MACH IAS kts IAS 140 kts Vapp (IAS) 140 kts
Distance m ROC 56000 ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min MACH 2.2 ROD ft/min ROD ft/min MCS kts Distance m
MTOW 1700017,000 kg <br />17 tonnes <br /> kg Ceiling FL590 ROD ft/min APC C
WTC M Range 18001,800 nm <br />3,333,600 m <br />3,333.6 km <br />10,937,007.882 ft <br /> NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving MIR2

None on SKYbrary