Caption: British Aerospace test pilot Peter Wilson conducts ski-jump testing of the F-35B Lightning II with Paveway precision-guided bombs and AIM-132 ASRAAM air-to-air missiles
While MBDA is Europe's leading missile design, research, development and production company for air-to-air missiles
, its US counterpart Raytheon is similarly heavily involved in air-to-air missile
The product portfolio of the Israeli firm includes Python and Derby in the air-to-air missiles
system, Spyder range in air defence systems and the Barak missiles family of surface-to-air missiles in the short and medium range.
The air-to-air missile
is the main weapon in the air combat.
On Monday, spokesman for the Russian Aerospace Forces Colonel Igor Klimov said Russia's Sukhoi Su-34 fighter-bombers (NATO reporting name: Fullback) had for the first time taken, in addition to bombs, short-and medium-range air-to-air missiles
on combat mission in Syria.
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.
One Navy pilot highlighted Su-35S' massive payload of air-to-air missiles
as its major advantage over Western aircrafts.
In the Point Mugu Sea Test Range airspace off the Central California coast, an F-35B demonstrated the jet's air-to-air combat capability when it sequentially engaged two aerial targets with two AIM-120 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles
(AMRAAM) during a Weapon Delivery Accuracy mission.
Turkey seeks Sidewinder air-to-air missiles
Lockheed said that on February 16, an F-35 took off carrying two air-to-air missiles
off its wing.
Pakistan has acquired sophisticated air-to-air missiles
from the US for its newly inducted F-16 fighter jets, a move which will bolster its defence capabilities manifold , an official said.
The Stunner's rise has coincided with Rafael's internal deliberations on what should become the successor to its Python 5 short- and Derby medium-range air-to-air missiles
3 million sale of 171 Stinger air-to-air missiles
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.