- Jan 2, 2006
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Just found ... a new ASM, or ultra-long range AAM ?? ???
Deino said:Just found ... a new ASM, or ultra-long range AAM ?? ???
IIR sensor, placed there to avoid the effects of "aerodynamic heating", if I understand the Babelfish translation right.JohnR said:Just being frivolous, but doesn't the line drawing appear to have a cockpit - Kamikaze alive and well?!?!
Its gallery thumbnails have more photos of experimental missiles and pods carried by F-2s and F-15s at Gifu AB.
TomS said:Anyone got an idea what those first two pics in Deino's last post are? It looks suspiciously like a stand-off land-attack missile of some sort. (I know it's not the US SLAM, I'm using the term generically.)
Trident said:Cool detail shots of many mysterious Japanese projects! I wonder what the reasoning behind airlaunching an UAV which then makes a runway recovery is though. Has Japan bought JDAM or is that GBU an indigenous project?
Just call me Ray said:It's rather remarkably small for a UAV, especially considering that it has landing gear!
I too have to wonder if an anti-ship derivative is in the works.