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Country of Origin: China


The PL-15 is a Chinese very-long range-range air-to-air missile featuring active radar guidance. It was developed by the 607 Air-to-Air Missile Research Institute and is built by the Aviation Industry Corp. of China (AVIC). The missile is reportedly intended to defeat key enabler aircraft, including aerial refueling and airborne early warning and control planes, beyond the range of their fighter escorts.

The missile is 13 ft 1 in (4 m) long and 8 in (0.2 m) in diameter. The design...

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