TEHRAN (FNA)- For the first time since the operation's beginning Russian Su-34 bomber jets have conducted sorties in Syria with air-to-air missiles
on Monday, the Russian Air Force spokesman said.
Sidewinder remains the warfighter's weapon of choice for short-range air-to-air missiles
The planned weapons deal with Israel would provide 3,000 Hellfire missiles, 250 medium-range air-to-air missiles
, 4,100 glide bombs and 50 BLU-113 "super penetrator" bombs designed to reach underground sites.
Apparently, the F-22 Raptor has vulnerability - its long-range air-to-air missiles
might miss its target aircraft if the target aircraft is equipped with a "radar-jamming" system capable of electronic attack or EA, unnamed sources from Air Force told Majumdar.
It is capable of employing a M61A2 20-millimeter cannon with 480 rounds, internal side weapon bays carriage of two AIM-9 infrared (heat seeking) air-to-air missiles
and internal main weapon bays carriage of six AIM-120 radar-guided air-to-air missiles
(air-to-air loadout) or two 1,000-pound GBU-32 JDAMs and two AIM-120 radar-guided air-to-air missiles
The Air Force contract for program support and sustainment for Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles
, or AMRM, was awarded by the Department of Defense on Monday.
This list includes inflight events involving air-to-air missiles
, ground to air missiles, anti-aircraft artillery, or gunfire.
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.
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