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DASSAULT Mirage 2000 Vajra

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MIR2
Aircraft
Name Mirage 2000 Vajra
Manufacturer DASSAULT
Body Narrow
Wing Fixed Wing
Position Delta wing
Tail No tail plane
WTC Medium
APC C
Type code L1J
Engine Jet
Engine count Single
Position In fuselage
Landing gear Tricycle retractable
Mass group 3


Manufacturered as:

DASSAULT Mirage 2000
DASSAULT Vajra


DASSAULT Mirage 2000 Vajra

DASSAULT Mirage 2000 Vajra DASSAULT Mirage 2000 Vajra 3D

Description

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
Length 14.4 m47.244 ft
Height 5.2 m17.06 ft
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)
Descent
(to FL100)
Descent (FL100
& below)
Approach
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
17 tonnes
kg
Ceiling FL590 ROD ft/min APC C
WTC M Range 18001,800 nm
3,333,600 m
3,333.6 km
10,937,007.882 ft
NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving MIR2

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