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F-35 fires AIM-9X® air-to-air missile for the first time

TUCSON, Ariz., (July 11, 2016) — In a joint U.S. Air Force-Navy test, a F-35A intercepted an airborne target using a Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) AIM-9X® Block I, the first short-range, air-to-air missile to be integrated on the next-generation fighter. The test proved the AIM-9X’s ‘end-to-end’ system capability on the …

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