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Mirage 2000 to Heron drones: 7 things India used to destroy terror camps across LoC

The swift and precise air strike, which came less than fortnight after the Pulwama terror attack, was backed by a number of high-tech weaponary system to ensure maximum effect and minimum casualties. Here is a look at seven things India used to destroy terror camps across LoC

India TV News Desk Reported by: India TV News Desk New Delhi Updated on: February 26, 2019 17:38 IST
Mirage 2000 to Heron drones: 7 things India used to destroy

Mirage 2000 to Heron drones: 7 things India used to destroy terror camps across LoC

Indian Air Force today bombed and destroyed Jaish-e-Mohammed's biggest training camp in Pakistan in a pre-emptive and non-military strike. A group of Mirage 2000s flew well into Pakistan's airspace, beyond Pakistan occupied Kashmir and bombarded terror camps at Balakot in Khyber Pashtun region of the neighbouring nation. The government has claimed that strike followed credible information about plans of several suicide attacks against India being planned at the terror camp. 

The swift and precise air strike, which came less than fortnight after the Pulwama terror attack, was backed by a number of high-tech weaponary system to ensure maximum effect and minimum casualties. 

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Here is a look at seven things India used to destroy terror camps across LoC

AIR ASSET 1: 12 Indian Air Force Mirage-2000 fighter jets - Same jet that hit Pak during Kargil

AIR ASSET 2: 1,000-kg laser-guided bombs - MBDA BGL 1000 laser-guided bomb
AIR ASSET 3: The IAI Heron - Machatz-1 - medium-altitude long-endurance unmanned aerial vehicle
AIR ASSET 4: Embraer 145 Netra  - Airborne early warning and control developed by DRDO
AIR ASSET 5: IL-78 REFUELLER AIRCRAFT - Took off from Agra for midair refuelling assistance
AIR ASSET 6: Su 30 MKI - Took off from Sirsa airbase to tackle any eventuality
AIR ASSET 7: Pechora missiles - Missiles were on standby near the line of control and international border to counter eventuality

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