Military Periscope Logo

Advanced Short-Range Air-to-Air Missile (ASRAAM)


The AIM-132 advanced short-range air-to-air missile (ASRAAM) is an air-to-air weapon that was originally intended to replace the U.S.-designed AIM-9 Sidewinder .

The baseline design is smaller and lighter than the Sidewinder . Its advantages over the Sidewinder are improved maneuverability, double the seeker range, multi-target discrimination, faster acceleration and flight speeds, an imaging infrared (IIR) seeker and an active IR fuze with a smaller miss distance.

The design is...

Please log in to continue reading.

Not yet a subscriber? Take a free trial.

Military Periscope gives you easy-to-use, integrated, open-source intelligence on…

  • More than 7,500 weapons systems and platforms
  • Nearly every country's armed forces
  • Militant organizations
laptop image

Try Military Periscope free for seven days

Military Periscope Logo

Your online source for military news, weapons, and nation's armed forces worldwide

Military Periscope FEDLINK information

Service ID: UC

Contract Number: LCFDL24D0002

Military Periscope is a product of GovExec.

600 New Hampshire Ave., Suite 510,

Washington DC, 20037, USA.

©Military Periscope 2024

All rights reserved. Redistribution of the content is prohibited without prior consent of Military Periscope.