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air-to-air missile

[¦er tü ¦er ′mis·əl]
(ordnance)
A missile launched from an aircraft at an airborne target. Abbreviated AAM.
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With the emergence of unmanned aerial vehicles in the battlespace and the key role of helicopters, the evolved technology of air-to-air Stinger is easily adapted to defeat evolving threats," said Jack Elliot, Raytheon's Stinger program director.
AIM-120A/B/C Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missile (AMRAAM)
Almost all of the major conventional military scenarios with which the United States is concerned these days require air-to-air power on scene as quickly as possible (e.
F-22A IOC means our warfighters now have an unprecedented lethal mix of air-to-air and air-to-ground capabilities at their disposal," Keys said.
Air-to-air and air-to-ground communications security was a factor that became increasingly important for all missions.
It also provides the vital air-to-air transmission of target data between IDM V304-equipped attack aircraft.
The F-16 testing began last month with missions focusing on the system's air-to-air and air-to-ground operation.
STOCKHOLM, Sweden -- Saab (STO:SAABB) has successfully carried out the first flight tests with the air-to-air missile IRIS-T to verify the function between the missile and the Gripen aircraft.
The standard A400M aircraft has full provisions for Air-to-Air Refuelling (AAR) operations already installed as standard and only requires the rapid installation of the optional air-to-air refuelling kit to become a tanker.
Air Force pilot successfully fired two Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) AIM 120 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles from an F-35B fighter aircraft.
If one looks at past technological advances, one sees that we relied on technology for even the most mundane air-to-air combat tasks.
It carries a capable pulse doppler radar, AA-10 Alamo radar air-to-air missiles and the GSH-301 30mm cannon.