New Delhi: The three forces are working to enhance their defence capabilities in the wake of the ongoing cross-border confrontation between India and China. In the same vein, the Iaf's fighter jets fleet has gained more strength, as two second-hand 'Mirage 2000 fighter jets' has begun and now there is a need to increase patrolling on the border areas. In such a situation, the Air Force is going to get a lot of help through these ships.
Official sources told the media that the Indian Air Force has found two 'Mirage 2000' trainer version jets from France. Both the aircraft were flying with their Air Force and have recently landed at Gwalior airbase.' Sources said fighter jets will now be upgraded to the latest standards under the Mirage Upgrade Programme , released at Hindustan Aeronautics Limited.
The two aircraft were inducted into the fleet by the Indian Air Force as part of a programme to build a number of about 50 aircraft in the Mirage fighter fleet. The Air Force had inducted about 51 mirages in various batches and they form three squadrons, all located in gwalior air force station.