Dassault Mirage 2000

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The Direction Generale De l'Armement (DGA), is the French Government Defense procurement agency responsible for the program management, development and purchase of weapon systems for the French military.

Aircraft Data

The Mirage 2000 is a multi-role jet fighter which was designed initially as a lightweight fighter. The Mirage 2000 has evolved into a successful multi-role aircraft now in service with nine of the worlds air forces.

The Mirage 2000C interceptor were the first to go into service in 1983. The Mirage 2000B is two-seat trainer. The Mirage 2000N is the nuclear strike version designed to carry the (ASMP) Aerospatiale Air-Sol Moyenne Portee nuclear stand-off missile.

Summary data for Dassault Mirage 2000 -
Country of originFirst flightNo. builtNo. in serviceCrewPassengers
France19786115001n/a

Power

1 x Snecma M53 (14500 - 21400 lbf) turbofan engine.


Weapons

Guns: 2 30 mm DEFA-554 cannons. 9 store stations - 6x MBDA MICA or 2x R.550 Magic-II and 2x Super 530D


Dimensions

Dimensions for Dassault Mirage 2000 -
Length47 ft. 0 in.
Wing Span29 ft. 9 in.
Height17 ft. 9 in.
Empty Weight17,000 lbs.
Max Weight38,500 lbs.

Performance

Performance of Dassault Mirage 2000 -
Max Speed1,500 mph
Cruise Speed1,000 mph
Ceiling55,000 ft.
Normal Range830mi. (combat range)
Max Range1,200mi.

Updated 23rd February 2009

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Dassault Mirage 2000

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12th June 2013
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