Skip to comments.RAAF (Royal Australian Air Force) seeks to buy new missiles
Posted on 05/14/2014 3:23:38 AM PDT by naturalman1975
AUSTRALIA wants a stockpile of advanced air-to-air missiles for use on the RAAF's F/A-18 Hornets and eventually on the new F-35 Lightning Joint Strike Fighters.
The RAAF will get 350 AIM-9X-2 Sidewinder Tactical Missiles plus training missiles, test equipment and spare parts from the US in a deal worth $US534 million.
This was disclosed by the US Defense Security Cooperation Agency following US State Department approval of the sale.
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