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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STOCKHOLM, Sweden -- The order involves the integration of the air-to-air missile IRIS-T on Gripen.
Primary function: Medium-range, air-to-air missile.
It is worth noting that this makes the Czech Republic the first new NATO member to use western air-to-air missiles.
The US Department of Defense said, Raytheon Missile Systems, Tucson, Arizona, has been awarded a $104,575,981 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for the Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missile (AMRAAM) program.
AIM-9 Sidewinder Primary function: Heat-seeking air-to-air missile.
These "tool kits" contain every specialized hand tool required to maintain and periodically test these highly advanced air-to-air missiles.
AIM-120A Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile (AMRAAM)
The US government had previously nixed the notion of Chile acquiring the AIM-120 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile (AMRAAM) before such a sale was even formally requested.
7 million contract to manufacture Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile containers.
Further trials of the Storm Shadow deep strike missile and Meteor Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air missile have been successfully completed as part of a programme of improvements which will further enhance the powerful swing-role capability of the Eurofighter Typhoon combat jet.
The aircraft's first flight since returning to flight testing focused on all major systems, with emphasis on its radar and Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missile (AMRAAM) integration, as well as its engines and Ground Proximity Warning System.
Laboratory personnel also are in the early stages of working with Japanese researchers on a tactical air-to-air missile that uses both liquid and solid fuels.

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