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Thanks to innovative fix, IAF's French mirages fly with Russian missiles

In Air force circle it is not easy to mate a Russian air to air missile to an Israeli helmet mounted display to be worn by an Indian pilot flying a French build Mirage-2000 fighter. However, the Indian Air Force has been operating exactly this way for close to a decade now. Worried about a lengthy procurement process, IAF decided to integrate Russian air missile with Mirage 2000 using 'Jugaad' and that had worked well.