Type: Multi-role fighter.
Design Features: Low-set thin delta wing with cambered section and cleared for 9g and 270/s roll at subsonic and supersonic speeds. Extensive use of composite materials.
Avionics: Mirage 2000s are equipped with a multi-mode RDI pulse Doppler radar which allows multi-target selections at all altitudes with look down/shoot down operation and features HOTAS concepts. It is also fitted with an Antilope terrain-following radar for automatic flight, down to 61 meters.
Engine: One Snecma M53-P20 turbofan rated at 21,384 lbs. of maximum thrust.
Maximum Speed: Mach 2.3
Service Ceiling: 16,460 meters; 54,000 ft.
With internal fuel - 1852 km; 1151 miles.
G Limits: +9/-4.5 - normal and +13.5/-9.0 - ultimate.
Armament: Two internally-mounted 30mm guns with 125 rounds of ammunition. Nine external hard points can carry the Super 530D and Magic-II air-to-air missiles and the AS-30L and Matra ARMAT air-to-surface missiles, plus a variety of other guided & un-guided ordnance. The aircraft is also capable of carrying a tactical nuclear payload.
Maximum External Stores Load: 6300 kg; 13,890 lbs.
Self Defence: An automated ICMS Mk.2 with receiver/processor in the nose to detect missile command links; an extra pair of antennae near top of the fin and additional DF antennae scabbed to the existing wingtip pods.
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