- Jun 3, 2011
- Reaction score
Here's an early Aster test vehicle.
RP1 said:A nugget on ASTER's competition:
• Modified version of MICA, called SAMAT (Sol-Air MATra) proposed as an alternative to ASTER 15/30
• Rejected, but the MICA RF seeker was used for ASTER
• Family included SAMAT 2 short range weapon based on RF guided MICA and the SAMAT 3 medium range version with Matra-ONERA ramjet [ed: !] and booster
Hooton, E R (ed); Jane's Naval Weapon Systems Issue 38, (2003), page 394