The Mitsubishi AAM-3 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, the missile upon which the AAM-3 is based.

Country Name Origin Year
Japan 1991
Country Name Operational Year Retirement Year
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  • Length: 3.1 m
  • Diameter: 127 mm
  • Weight: 91 kg
  • Guidance: Infrared homing
  • Range: 35 km
  • Speed: Mach 2.5

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