beyond visual range

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beyond visual range (BVR)

Out of sight of the unaided eye; usually refers to radar-guided missile engagements. The downside to a BVR engagement is that without visual identification of the target the possibility of “friendly fire” increases.
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Detection capability at beyond visual range provides the pilot with all the required information and will give him the time to prepare and plan his attack.
Rationales for the high cost of ATF hinge on the ability to fight from beyond visual range, for if ATFs end up in dogfights, money will start pouring down the drain.
The aircraft will have superior weapons like superior Meteor Beyond Visual Range ( BVR) missiles and Scalp air to ground cruise missiles, both the latest weapons in the world fulfilling the IAF's requirement of a deep strike aircraft that can operate at extremely high altitudes.
Detailed discussion follows on arcane issues like the air-defence environment, the role of AWACS, as well as the counter-AWACS operations, airborne electronic attack (EA) and within visual range (WVR) as well as beyond visual range (BVR) engagements.
The Phase 2 Enhancement (P2E) package will introduce a range of new and improved long range attack capabilities to Eurofighter Typhoon in the form of the deep strike stand-off MBDA Storm Shadow air-to-surface weapon and the MBDA Meteor beyond visual range air-to-air missile.
The second squadron, planned in the coming years, will have aircraft with additional capability of firing Beyond Visual Range missiles, a must for a modern fighter jet.
The JF-17 is equipped with fourth generation avionics systems, wide range of conventional and smart weapons, long range glide bombs, Beyond Visual Range (BVR) and short range air-to-air missiles, anti-ship missile and air-to-surface missiles.
According to information available from the PAC Kamra, the aircraft is capable of carrying some of the most modern and conventional weapons, including 70-100 Km range Beyond Visual Range missiles, infra red short range missiles, Air to sea missiles anti-radiation missiles, laser guided weapons, programmable delays cluster bombs runway penetration bombs, general purpose bombs and 23 mm double barrel gun.
has announced plans to offer the Extended Range Air-to-air Missile Plus (ERAAMplus) as part of an unprecedented cooperative program to develop the next-generation Beyond Visual Range Air-to-air Missile (BVRAAM).
As part of a 41 million deal, the Meteor Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air Missile (BVRAAM) will be supplied for the UK's F-35B Lightning II squadrons, providing the Royal Air Force and Royal Navy with a missile that can engage with targets moving at speed and very long range.