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Though late to sign on to the network of nations purchasing the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, Israel will be the first international customer to...
Kuwait considers equipping its F/A-18C/D Hornet fighters with the latest generation air/air passive (IR) missile - the AIM-9X-2 Sidewinder Block II missile. Kuwait plans...
The U.S. Navy recently completed two successful live fire tests of the Raytheon AIM-9X Block II Sidewinder air/air missile. Following the recent approval for Raytheon to enter low rate initial production, AIM-9X Block II is now scheduled to enter operational testing in spring 2012.
A new GPS-enabled telemetry system developed by the government team in U.S. Navy Weapons Test Center at China Lake enables highly-accurate, high-rate, three dimensional time, space and position information to be collected during missile fly-out.
The Raytheon AIM-9X Block II Sidewinder air/air missile has passed 'Milestone C' on June 30, 2011 - clearing the program for Low Rate Initial Production. Raytheon is expected to begin production of more than 5,000 operational AIM-9X Block II rounds for U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force over the life of the program.