Italy Acquires AIM-9X For F-35 Fleet

Credit: David Monniaux
Italy is the latest customer for the Raytheon AIM-9X Sidewinder missile, with the country becoming an international partner in the U.S. Navy program. Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) said Rome has signed a letter of offer and acceptance (LOA) for what it describes as a “modest quantity” of AIM-9X...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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