air-to-air missile


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Related to air-to-air missile: ASRAAM, Surface to air missile
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a missile designed to be launched from one airplane at another

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Summary: New Delhi (India), July 29 (ANI): Boosting its capabilities in beyond visual range warfare, India has signed a deal worth around Rs 1,500 crore to acquire R-27 air-to-air missiles from Russia to be equipped on the Su-30MKI combat aircraft.
Although the original piece by FNA has mentioned several times that the Iranian general is speaking of air-to-air missiles - that fall within his jurisdiction - the Reuters report never makes any such reference and only reiterates that Iran plans to widen the range of its "missiles" to hide the nature and mission of the weapon system under discussion.
While this article has, so far, focused on North American and European AAM efforts, Israel remains an important player in the air-to-air missile domain, alongside Russia and, to a lesser extent, the People's Republic of China.
The state space model for tracking the air-to-air missile is obtained further, through combining with the nonlinear measurement equation in the radar spherical coordinate system.
The IRIS-T is an air-to-air missile for use in close aerial combat, and will replace the US-developed Sidewinder.
India on Friday achieved a milestone in its missile development program when scientists of the Defense Research and Development Organization successfully test-fired the indigenously developed air-to-air missile Astra from the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur, 15 km from here, defense sources said.
The UK will contribute 34.6 per cent of the development cost of the Meteor, an advanced air-to-air missile due to arm the RAF's new Eurofighter jet.
Advanced, Medium-Range, Air-to-Air Missile (AMRAAM)
has possessed BVR weapons since the 1950s, principally an air-to-air missile known as Sparrow.
It was during this aggression that Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman shot down an F-16 plane using his R-73 air-to-air missile fired from his MiG-21 plane.
Iran's defense ministry has launched a production line for its air-to-air missile dubbed Fakour-90.
On Wednesday evening, a Ukrainian fighter jet was shot down by an air-to-air missile from a Russian plane, Ukrainian authorities said Thursday, adding to what Kiev says is mounting evidence that Moscow is directly supporting the separatist insurgents in eastern Ukraine.
Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), a communications and information technology company, said on Thursday that it has been awarded a multi-year, USD11m follow-on order for Warhead Replacement Tactical Telemetry Modules (WRTTM) supporting the US Air Force Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missile.
He made the remarks after inspecting the Air Self-Defense Force's Komatsu Air Base, Ishikawa Prefecture, where an F-15 fighter that lost an empty external fuel tank and parts of a mock air-to-air missile during a flight early this month is based.
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