AIM 9 Sidewinder Missile

AIM 9 Sidewinder Missile under repair and calibration.

The AIM-9 Sidewinder is a family of short-range air-to-air missiles carried on a wide range of modern tactical aircraft in the U.S. military and uses in infrared seeker to home in on the heat source of its target.

Photograph taken at Ultra Electronics, Hednesford

 

Hednesford, AIM 9 repair and calibration.
Original photo in the Dowty archive at the Gloucestershire Heritage Hub
AIM 9 Sidewinder Missile
FA-18 Hornet Jet firing a AIM 9 Sidewinder Missile
Original photo in the Dowty archive at the Gloucestershire Heritage Hub

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