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a missile designed to be launched from one airplane at another

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Today, for the first time Russian Su-34 fighter-bomber aircraft went on a mission carrying not only aerial bombs OFAB-500 and guided aerial bombs KAB-500, but with short and medium range air-to-air missiles," Spokesman Col.
Navy cleared Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) to begin full-rate production on the AIM-9X Sidewinder Block II infrared air-to-air missile.
One Navy pilot highlighted Su-35S' massive payload of air-to-air missiles as its major advantage over Western aircrafts.
The F-35's internally-carried AIM-120 AMRAAMs are a beyond-visual-range air-to-air missile capable of all-weather day-and-night operations and considered a "fire-and-forget" missile using active target radar guidance.
In addition, the F-35 carried two internal 2,000-pound bunker-busting bombs and two advanced medium range air-to-air missiles inside the two internal weapon bays.
The first batch of AIM-120 Advance Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles will be used with the new Block-52 F-16 C/D jets of the Pakistan Air Force delivered by the US.
The package included 171 Stinger Block I air-to-air missiles and 35 Stinger Missile Captive Flight Trainers.
ISLAMABAD, July 19, 2009 (Balochistan Times) -- Nearly half of Indian Air Forces beyond visual range (BVR) air-to-air missiles that were tested either did not home in on targets during evaluations or failed ground tests because they were ageing much before their shelf lives, a report claimed.
It also bought 10 F-16 fighter jets equipped with air-to-air missiles from the United States.
High resolution images of the Eurofighter Typhoon with Meteor and other Air-to-Air Missiles can be downloaded from our web site.
Another evaluation will include firing live AIM-120 advanced medium range air-to-air missiles at the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico.
BGT has announced that Spain has joined five other consortium nations in signing a Memorandum of Understanding for the preparation, pilot lot production and series production of about 4000 Iris-T short-range air-to-air missiles.
Similar in appearance to the more well-known SR-71 spy planes, but with a rounded nose that housed a radar dish to track enemy bombers, the YF-12A was intended to be a two-seat fighter-interceptor armed with high-speed air-to-air missiles.
It carries a capable pulse doppler radar, AA-10 Alamo radar air-to-air missiles and the GSH-301 30mm cannon.
China has been buying fighters from Moscow such as the Su-30MK, and equipping them with air-to-air missiles.
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