29 Jul '16, 3pm

HAL flies upgraded Mirage-2000 with new Weapons, Sensors :: Boost for IAF

India's military plane maker Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd on Friday said it has flown an upgraded Mirage-2000 aircraft with India specific weapons, sensors and electronic warfare systems. The plane with an upgraded mission computer meets the final operational clearance (FOC) requirements. "We have done it again on time. What it proves is HAL's capability of mid-life upgrade of platforms to overcome obsolescence issues, enhance the reliability and maintainability of these aircraft. The introduction of state of the art facility created for this project ensures the timely upgradation of the Mirage fleet," said T Suvarna Raju, CMD, HAL in a statement. The FOC design was implemented on an Initial Operational Configured (IOC) aircraft which was received at HAL only about eight months ago. The initial operation configuration was designed by the Dassault and Thales of France. HAL too...

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