air-to-air guided missile


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air-to-air guided missile

An air-launched guided missile for use against air targets. See also guided missile.
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In January 1947, Hughes Aircraft had requested to that the contract for Project MX-798 be modified to allow the development of a supersonic air-to-air guided missile to defend bombers.
A resolution by the German Federal Parliament's defense committee at the end of January paved the way for the procurement of the European IRIS-T (Infra Red Imaging System - Tail Thrust Vector-Controlled) air-to-air guided missile developed the Bodenseewerk Geratetechnik (BGT) company (Uberlingen, Germany).
The first Russian air-to-air guided missile applied to helicopters was the lightweight (45 kg) infrared homing Molniya R-60 (AA-10).
A national study has found peregrine falcons attack their prey on the wing as if they were air-to-air guided missiles.
The Army successfully launched two Stinger air-to-air guided missiles from its AH-64E Apache Guardian attack helicopters in an exercise, Wednesday.