BEIJING, WASHINGTON—The U.S. has approved a possible sale to South Korea of AIM-120D Amraams, foreshadowing introduction into Asia of the latest standard of the Raytheon air-to-air missile. Referring to the weapon by the original name, AIM-120C-8, the U.S. Defense Security Cooperation Agency said the State Department had authorized possible sale of 120 Amraams of that and the AIM-120C-7 version. No breakdown of numbers between the two versions was given. The AIM-120D has considerably ...


Register now for free access to "U.S. OKs Possible AIM-120D Sale To South Korea" and other premium content selected daily by our editors. 


Current magazine subscribers: digital access to articles associated with your subscription are now included at no added charge to you. Simply use your subscriber email to log in to your account (or contact us for assistance in updating your account).
Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to for access.


Already registered? here.