air-to-air missile


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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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Reuters article does not make it clear that Iran is talking about air-to-air missiles not ground-based ballistic missiles.
The world's air forces deploy a variety of Air-to-Air Missiles (AAM).
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An all-weather, beyond-visual-range, air-to-air missile designed as a follow-on to the Sparrow missile series.
Improved air-to-air missiles are in the offing, and the miniature SAM exemplified by the U.S.-built Stinger has now been added to the quiver.
The most advanced Pakistani fighter F-16s were used for launching the air-to-air missiles against Indian fighter jets defending air space while the Mirage IIIs were used for launching air to ground missiles in the attacks.
Primary function: Radar-guided air-to-air missile. Dimensions: Length 12 ft.; diameter 8 in.; wingspan 3 ft.
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Israeli missile developer Rafael has confirmed that the ground-based Stunner interceptor is the focus of internal deliberations to possibly become the firm's next-generation air-to-air missile. Rafael and Raytheon are developing the hit-to-kill Stunner as part of the David's Sling air and missile defence system for the Israeli defence forces.
Denel has announced that it has recently started ground-launch tests of the new air-to-air missile it is developing in co-operation with FAB's CTA in Brazil.
The IRIS-T is an IR-guided air-to-air missile developed in an international joint project between Germany, Sweden, Italy, Spain, Norway and Greece, under German management.
The AIM-54 Phoenix long-range guided air-to-air missile retired after 30 years of service.

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