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Pakistan Planes Didn’t Cross LoC During February 27 Dogfight: IAF Chief

In Nation
June 24, 2019

NEW DELHI:
The integration of targeting pods and laser-guided bomb system for the Mirage 2000 aircraft for the Kargil war was done in a record time of 12 days, Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa said Monday.

Dhanoa was speaking at an event at the Gwalior air base to commemorate 20 years of the Kargil war. “Modification to the Mirage 2000 was in process and expedited, and system was brought in place for the Kargil War,” the IAF chief said.

“The integration of Litening targeting pod and laser-guided bomb system was done in a record time of 12 days,” the IAF chief said. He also said deploying Mirage 2000 jets and air support to ground forces turned the tide of the 1999 war.