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air-to-air missile

[¦er tü ¦er ′mis·əl]
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A missile launched from an aircraft at an airborne target. Abbreviated AAM.
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F-15C, -D, and -E models participated in Operation Desert Storm in 1991, where they accounted for 32 of 36 Air Force air-to-air victories and struck Iraqi ground targets.
Against this backdrop, SMi is proud to announce that the Heavy Airlift Wing, US Air Force and Boeing will be sharing case studies at the 17th annual Military Airlift and Air-to-Air Refuelling conference, taking place on 29th - 30th November 2016 in Florence, Italy:
Finally, the aircrew training required to maintain proficiency in the air-to-air role is far more demanding than that for the air-to-ground role (ask any multirole-fighter aircrew).
Mr Hellyer, who runs a computer centre in Forres, Moray, said: "I believe the Nimrod is not unsafe as an aeroplane but the air-to-air refuelling makes it unsafe.
These mechanical engines are available in naturally aspirated, turbocharged and air-to-air aftercooled configurations.
The two are very complementary to each other because of the optimization of the F-22A for air-to-air (combat), and its ability to suppress or defeat enemy air defenses.
The group was also shown a declassified version of an F-22 flight simulator and was run through three battle simulations - an air-to-air combat with four Russian-built fighters, a bombing run, and a battle against an integrated air defense system featuring enemy fighters and ground-to-air missiles.
Armament: One M-61A1 20mm multibarrel cannon with 500 rounds; external stations can carry up to six air-to-air missiles conventional air-to-air and air-to-surface munitions and electronic countermeasure pods
The BAE Systems Tactical Aircraft Directable Infrared Countermeasure System (Tadircm) successfully completed tests for the US Navy that included hostile missile detection and jamming of both air-to-air and surface-to-air missile seekers.
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).
This decision further consolidates the A330 MRTT's position as the most advanced and capable air-to-air refueling aircraft available on the market.