The Indian Air Force’s Mirage 2000 fighter jet, which was used in the Balakot airstrikes in February this year, participated for the first time in the Cobra Warrior exercise in the United Kingdom.
The exercise, which is held twice a year, is a joint air attack exercise, which was conducted from RAF Waddington and RAF Lossiemouth.
The exercise saw the participation of Mirage 2000s from India along with aircraft from the UK, France, Germany, Spain, Belgium and Poland.
The Indian Air Force showcased its prowess in the exercise, with the Mirage 2000s performing mock combat missions.
The exercise included both offensive and defensive operations, and was aimed at improving the interoperability between the participating nations.
The Mirage 2000s have been an integral part of the Indian Air Force and has been used in various operations. The aircraft was used in the Balakot airstrikes in February this year, and is considered to be one of the most versatile and capable fighter jets in the world.