On Balakot anniv, IAF video shows jets bombing target with Spice 2000 bombs

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The Mirage IAF 2000s reached three targets in Balakot with five SPICE 2000 bombs from Israel with a penetrator upstream that allowed them to penetrate the roof before exploding in it to cause maximum damage.

IAF has released a video of a precision strike carried out by Mirage 2000s against a dummy target in Rajasthan. The strike was carried out by members of the squadron that carried out the Balakot air strike.(IAF video/screen grab)
IAF has released a video of a precision strike carried out by Mirage 2000s against a dummy target in Rajasthan. The strike was carried out by members of the squadron that carried out the Balakot air strike.(IAF video/screen grab)

Head of Air Head of Indian Air Force Marshal RKS Bhadauria on Saturday flying in a multi-airplane formation from the main air base in Central India to mark the second anniversary of Balakot – India who unprecedented, cross-border strike behind February 2019 Terror attacks Pulwama People who are familiar with these developments.

Bhadauria flew Mirage 2000,

a plane used to bomb the target of Jaish-e-Mohammed (JEM) in Pakistani Balakot on February 26, 2019, said one of the officials was quoted above. “The IAF head flew with pilots from the squadron which was part of the operation,” he said. The five aircraft formation consists of Mirage 2000 and Sukhoi-30 fighters.

The Mirage IAF 2000s reached three targets in Balakot with five SPICE 2000 bombs from Israel with a penetrator upstream that allowed them to penetrate the roof before exploding in it to cause maximum damage. While the actual bombing was carried out by the Fatamorgana, the SU-30S was part of the IAF strike package that day.

The Chairperson of the IAF flying Mirage 2000 with the Squadron conducted by the operation is the reaffirmation of the success of the mission at the highest level, said Air Marshal Anil Chopra (REPD), Director General, Center for Air Power Studies.

“When the head of the solo flying power,

it shows that our commander leads from the front. This also indicates that IAF is proud of the professionalism and status of combat training from the latest fleet,” said Chopra.

The IAF on Tuesday also released a precision strike video conducted by Mirage 2000s against the target of dolls in Rajasthan to mark the second anniversary of cross-border air strikes. “The strike was carried out by members of the squadron who carried out actual operations,” the official said. The combat jet dropped the Spice 2000 bomb on the exercise target.

“The direct mission of spice 2000 by the squadron clearly sent a message that the IAF sword sword remained sharp, and was ready to punish the fateful enemy,” Chopra added.

Each bomb that crashed into the target JEM brought around 80 kg of explosives in the 900-kg steel casing, with an explosion caused by a time-delay fuse that sent the quantity of a bullet fraction that instantly killed its inhabitants. The bomb reached their target in the corner of a vertical attack, leaving a hole with a diameter of 80 to 90 cm on the roof of the structure, as reported earlier by Times Hindustan.

The air strike against the terror base responded to the pulwama suicide car bomb attack supported by Pakistan where 40 Central Police Force (CRPF) personnel were killed on February 14, 2019.

Pakistani Air Force fighters made a failed attempt to bomb the Indian military installation on February 27, which led to air engagement along the control line where Abhinandan’s wing commander Varthaman wrote the history of military flights by robbing the F-16, seconds before the mig- 21 bison was hit by by missiles who forced it to remove it. He was arrested after he redeemed his plane, but Pakistan returned him to India on March 1 after hugging him for almost 60 hours.

He was then awarded VIR Chakra, the third highest Gallantry Wartime award in India.

Quotes, published in Indian news in December 2019, said the aggressive maneuver forced enemy fighters into tactical chaos and he bravely involved hostile aircraft packages despite numerical and technological advantages.

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