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AIM-9X Sidewinder demonstrates Air-To-Surface capability 調べ物してたら出てきた、AIM-9X超優秀スギぃ!(プログラム書換で地上のフネやらAPCやら撃…

AIM-9X Sidewinder demonstrates Air-To-Surface capability 調べ物してたら出てきた、AIM-9X超優秀スギぃ!(プログラム書換で地上のフネやらAPCやら撃…

December 10, 2009 (by Lieven Dewitte) - During a Sept. 23 test, an AIM-9X fired from a U.S. Air Force F-16C fighter sank a rapidly moving target boat in the Gulf of Mexico. An F-16C from the 416th FTS flies near China Lake Naval Air Weapons Center, Calif., July 8 2004 during a successful AIM-9X test Raytheon thus demonstrated the capability to employ the AIM-9X Sidewinder advanced infrared-guided air-to-air missile to attack surface targets. "With a software upgrade, AIM-9X retains its air-to-air capabilities and gains an air-to-surface capability," said Harry Schulte, Raytheon Missile Systems vice president of Air Warfare Systems. "AIM-9X now has the potential to take on an additional mission at a very affordable cost." The test marks the third time an AIM-9X engaged moving surface targets. In April 2008, a U.S. Air Force F-16 launched an AIM-9X and sank a maneuvering boa...

Full article: http://www.f-16.net/f-16-news-article3929.html#.VSIebZIjb...

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