Air Warfare

Air Warfare

Air Warfare

When fighter pilots take to the skies, they need to fly with unwavering confidence and know that the systems they rely on will help them succeed during each and every mission.

They require systems that allow them to dominate the airspace and complete direct attack, standoff and strike missions with precision.

Raytheon Missiles & Defense technologies deliver unprecedented combat power to the world’s most sophisticated 4th and 5th generation aircraft, and across every mission phase.

Joint Strike Missile destroys target in challenging flight scenario.

AMRAAM and AIM-9X on F-16

Air-to-Air Missiles

Combat-proven. Platfom-agnostic. Game-changing. Raytheon Missiles & Defense’ suite of air-to-air missiles is transforming today’s aircraft into tomorrow’s advantage. We deliver performance beyond the platform.

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AIM-9X Sidewinder Missile

The AIM-9X® Sidewinder missile is the most advanced infrared-tracking, short-range, air-to-air and surface-to-air missile in the world.

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AMRAAM Missile

The AMRAAM® air-to-air missile has an active guidance section that offers aircrews combat flexibility and precision.

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Peregrine Missile

The Peregrine™ missile is a small, fast, lightweight air-to-air weapon being developed for use against drones, manned aircraft and cruise missiles.

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Artistic rendition of a fighter plane deploying missiles.

Air-to-Surface Missiles

From the air to the ground, U.S. and allied warfighters have a decisive upper hand with Raytheon Missiles & Defense advanced weapons. We equip next-generation aircraft with sophisticated missiles that deliver unparalleled precision in any environment.

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Joint Strike Missile

The Joint Strike Missile – or JSM – is a long-distance weapon that takes on heavily defended targets on land and at sea.

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Joint Standoff Weapon

The JSOW® weapon is the U.S. Navy's newest medium-range, precision strike standoff system.

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MALD Decoy

The MALD® decoy is an expendable air-launched flight vehicle that looks like a U.S. or allied aircraft to enemy integrated air defense systems.

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Paveway Bomb

The Paveway® laser-guided bomb has revolutionized tactical air-to-ground warfare by converting "dumb" bombs into precision-guided munitions.

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StormBreaker Smart Weapon

The StormBreaker® smart weapon can fly more than 45 miles to strike mobile targets, reducing the time aircrew spend in harm's way.

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