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Raytheon Unveils New Smaller and Faster Peregrine Advanced Air-to-Air Missile

Raytheon Unveils New Smaller and Faster Peregrine Advanced Air-to-Air Missile

On Sept. 16, during the Air Force Association’s annual National Convention in Washington, Raytheon unveiled the mockup of its new Peregrine medium-range air-to-air missile According to a statement released by Raytheon, “the new, smaller Peregrine missile is faster and more maneuverable than legacy medium-range, air-to-air missiles, and doubles the weapons …

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U.S. Naval Aviator who Scored First F/A-18E air-to-air kill since Operation Desert Storm by shooting down SYRIAN Su-22 FITTER

U.S. Naval Aviator who Scored First F/A-18E air-to-air kill since Operation Desert Storm by shooting down SYRIAN Su-22 FITTER

On Jun. 18, 2017 U.S. Naval Aviator Lt. Cmdr. Michael “M.O.B.” Tremel shot down a Syrian Sukhoi Su-22 shot down a Syrian Sukhoi Su-22 He was flying the F/A-18E ‘AJ302’ BuNo. 168914 (whose modex has apparently been changed from 304 to 302) when he downed the Fitter near Tabqah, 20 miles …

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