Tawazun Dynamics has announced that its Al Tariq system has been successfully integrated into Dassault's Mirage 2000 fighter aircraft.
Under an agreement with France's Dassault Aviation, Al Tariq will be fitted on UAE Air Force and Air Defence, UAEAF'&'AD, Mirage 2000-9 aircraft.
Tawazun Chief Executive Officer, Saif Mohamed Al Hajeri, was quoted as saying by UAE Interact, “integration of Al Tariq on the Mirage was a step forward for Tawazun Dynamics in particular and the UAE's defence industries in general."
"This new success illustrates our commitment to the development of UAE's defence industry. Dassault Aviation is very proud of this achievement, which marks the quality of the cooperation with its long term partner Tawazun and demonstrates the excellence and the strength of our 40 year relationship with the United Arab Emirates." Tawazun Dynamics' General Manager, Hamad Mohamed Al Marar, said the company may also announce integration programmes on other fighters in the near future.
On display at the Dubai Air Show, Al Tariq is a family of strap-on bomb kit systems, custom made for Mk81, Mk82 and Mk83 bombs. Expertly utilising GPS/INS guidance, increased targeting accuracy by utilising Semi Active Laser or Imaging Infrared seekers. Al Tariq provides users with all weather, day/night operational capabilities.
India will procure 500 air-to-air missiles from French firm MBDA for IAF's Mirage 2000 aircraft fleet which are being upgraded by Dassault-Thales. The missiles are worth Euro 950 million, nearly three fourths as much as what the aircraft upgrade will cost
Thales and Dassault Aviation today signed a contract for the upgrade of the Indian Air Force’s Mirage 2000 fleet. The contract was signed in New Delhi between the Indian MoD, IAF and representatives of Dassault and Thales
The Indian cabinet has cleared a US$2.4 billion proposal by the French company Dassault for upgrading India’s Mirage 2000 aircraft with beyond visual range missiles, navigation, communications and electronic warfare equipment
French companies, Dassault, Thales and MBDA which have together won a US$2.4 billion Indian Mirage 2000 upgrade deal will have to plough back 30% of the contract value as offsets into Indian companies
The Indian Air Force (IAF)’s plans to upgrade its fleet of Mirage 2000 fighters could be delayed following issues over the armaments package of the upgraded aircraft. While both the IAF and the French company, Dasault are keen to get the project off the ground at the earliest, informed sources told defenseworld
India and France expect to soon launch the Short Range Surface to Air Missile(SRSAM) and Kaveri (aircraft engine) programmes. “Discussions concerning the upgrading of Mirage-2000 aircraft are expected to be finalised soon”, said a joint statement issued after talks between Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and visiting French President Nicolas Sarkozy in New Delhi on Monday
Dassault Aviation will handover the two upgraded Mirage 2000 aircraft to India on March 25 in Istres Dassault Aviation Flight Test Center, PTI reported Today. India had in 2011 signed an upgrade programme worth over US$1
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