air-to-air guided missile


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air-to-air guided missile

An air-launched guided missile for use against air targets.
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Research already conducted by the Air Force's Armament Laboratory had proven the feasibility of collision-course attack, using folding-fin, spin stabilized rockets, and the Air Force was anxious that the new supersonic interceptor should employ an air-to-air guided missile.
Supersonic Air-To-Air Guided Missile, MX-904, dated October 31, 1948, Fahrney Collection, Box 71.
Whether or not Russia is currently the world-leader in air-to-air guided missiles, it is indisputable that all the significant advances taking place in this field in the West have been triggered by unforseen Russian developments.
PEREGRINE falcons attack their prey on the wing as if they were air-to-air guided missiles, a study carried out in the Black Mountains has found.