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Up to $14M to Improve IR Missile Dome Materials

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AIM-9X Sidewinder(click to view full) Most short range air-air missiles (SRAAMs), and even some medium-range missiles like the French MICA and Russian AA-10/R-27 variants use some variant of infrared guidance, homing in on heat differentials produced by a target’s exhaust or even just air friction against its surface. The IR sensors are mounted in the […]

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