Air International 2016-03
H.-P.Grolleau - Mirage 2000s over Africa /Military/
Maintenance is carried out in harsh conditions, but the Mirage 2000 proves remarkably reliable.
A Mirage 2000D lined up on the runway at Niamey ready to take off for yet another mission. The aircraft is fitted with an ATLIS laser designation pod.
This Mirage 2000D cruises high over Africa on its way towards the target area in northern Mali.
All Mirage 2000s are flown with a full allocation of flares.
Close-up on the guidance section of the GBU-49 HOB (Height of Burst) bombs.
Mirage 2000Ds are equipped with upward firing flares dispensers on top of the traditional launchers mounted below the fuselage.