air-to-air missile


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Related to air-to-air missile: ASRAAM, Surface to air missile
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Noun1.air-to-air missile - a missile designed to be launched from one airplane at anotherair-to-air missile - a missile designed to be launched from one airplane at another
missile - a rocket carrying a warhead of conventional or nuclear explosives; may be ballistic or directed by remote control
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The R-27 missile is a medium-to-long-range air-to-air missile developed by Russia for its MiG and Sukhoi series of fighter jets.
The Italian police reported that an air-to-air missile belonging to the Qatari armed forces was found during raids on neo-Nazi sympathisers in a statement on Monday.
Air-to-air missiles are fired by aircraft, fly a couple of hundred kilometers and hit aircraft.
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 efforts.
The common target motion models such as the CV, CA, and Current Statistical (CS) models cannot well and truly describe the air-to-air missile maneuver because the missile has a good maneuverability and a supersonic speed [2].
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.
7 accident, a 155-kilogram fuel tank, which was empty, and parts of a mock air-to-air missile fell from the fighter to the ground about 4 kilometers from the base in Ishikawa Prefecture on the Sea of Japan coast.
What name is shared by an air-to-air missile and a type of rattlesnake?
government executed separate Letters of Offer and Acceptance with three of its key allies to purchase Raytheon Company's AIM-120C-7 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile (AMRAAM)
The use of a fixed-price contract proved to be a mistake on the now successful Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile development contract.
The Swedish defence and aerospace group Saab said on Thursday (29 December) that its unit Saab Aerosystems had received a contract to integrate the air-to-air missile IRIS-T on the JAS 39 Gripen fighter aircraft.
India on Sunday test-fired an air-to-air missile for the second time in three days, Press Trust of India reported.

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