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Not to be confused with AAM-N-3 Sparrow II.
The Mitsubishi AAM-3 (Type 90 air-to-air missile, 90式空対空誘導弾) is a short-range air-to-air missile developed in Japan. It has been officially operated since 1991, and is expected to ultimately replace the US AIM-9 Sidewinder.
- Length: 3.1 m
- Diameter: 127 mm
- Weight: 91 kg
- Guidance: Infrared homing
- Range: 35 km
- Speed: Mach 2.5
- J-Wing, Military aircraft of JASDF, F2
- Duncan S. Lennox & Arthur Rees: Jane's Air-Launched Weapons, Issue 5, Janes Information Group
- Keith Atkin: Jane's Electro-Optic Systems, Sixth Edition 2000–2001, Janes Information Group
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