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  • noun Plural form of AAM.

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Examples

  • Only anti-aircraft SAMs and AAMs can save her now.

    McCain Campaign Now Attacks Michelle Obama Over Ayers

  • Even if equipped with fighter avionics and AAMs, you're still only going to be left with a psuedo-Missileer, but more dead.

    "US Developing Separate JSF for Foreign Partners"

  • This is especially so since, in any aspect except head-on, even an expensively RAM- and avionics-refitted F-111 is a flying "barn door", easily detected by pursuing SAMs and engaged by enemy fighters with LR AAMs well outside the range of Kopp's short-range AAM-equipped F-111s.

    "US Developing Separate JSF for Foreign Partners"

  • And if fighters are present...well, ten SU-30MKK four on-station CAP plus Ready Flight plus two can carry up to 80 AAMs, severely attriting any attack launched from long range.

    "US Developing Separate JSF for Foreign Partners"

  • Even with the upgrades, F-111s have no useable speed advantage (compared to supercruising F-35s) to reach targets and will be discovered/engaged long before an F-35 force...and possibly jumped by enemy fighters with long-range air-to-air missiles (LR AAMs) during target ingress or egress.

    "US Developing Separate JSF for Foreign Partners"

  • It is also light-weight and can be carried on existing launch rails developed for the US Sidewinder-series AAMs and used in air forces not using Russian fighter aircraft.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • High-mounted, swept-back, and tapered with square tips (AAMs usually mounted).

    AMX (AERITALIA, AERMACCHI, EMBRAER)

  • The other MiGs scattered across the sky, their contrails interpenetrating with the twisting white lines of Phoenix AAMs.

    Carrie

  • Lightnings had two fuselage mounted AAMs not a couple on each wing .....

    Army Rumour Service

  • Lightnings had two fuselage mounted AAMs not a couple on each wing .....

    Army Rumour Service

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