Has France's Mirage 2000C fleet become obsolete?

The ‘Ile de France’ was the first fighter squadron created by General de Gaulle on British soil, back in 1940. Today, it’s the last squadron in France to operate the Dassault Mirage 2000C. The plane has reached the end of its life, but its missions remain relevant.

Mirage 2000C [Armée de l’Air et de l’Espace/Olivier Ravenel]
The Mirage 2000C was the first of a successful family of combat aircraft, with 601 produced, exported to eight countries. Armée de l’Air et de l’Espace/Olivier Ravenel


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