As per the information experiences, 12 Mirage 2000 jets had been concerned within the operation. The jets had been carrying SPICE 2000 & Popeye precision-guided munitions and had been supported by 4 Sukhoi Su-30MKI, Netra and Phalcon airborne early warning and management plane, an IAI Heron UAV and two Ilyushin Il-78 aerial refuelling plane.
“In an intelligence-led operation within the early hours of in the present day(Feb 26), India struck the most important coaching camp of JeM in Balakot. On this operation, a really giant variety of JeM terrorists, trainers, senior commanders and teams of jihadis who had been being skilled for fidayeen motion had been eradicated. This facility at Balakot was headed by MAULANA YOUSUF AZHAR (alias USTAD GHOURI), the brother-in-law of MASOOD AZHAR, Chief of JeM,” the then international secretary stated in a press convention later within the day.