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Raytheon Unveils Peregrine Air-To-Air Missile

September 18 2019


Raytheon has revealed its newest air-to-air missile.

The Peregrine medium-range air-to-air missile is designed to be about half the size of legacy missiles, while providing greater range and effect, the company said in a Monday release.

The new weapon weighs about 150 pounds (68 kg) and is about 6 feet (1.8 m) long, reported Air Force Technology. 

Its smaller size enables aircraft to carry more missiles at one time, said the firm. 

The weapon combines the range of the AIM-120...

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