- The Indian Air Force (IAF) is looking to adopt Advanced Short Range Air-to-Air Missile (ASRAAM) across its fighter fleet.
- ASRAAM has been developed by European missile-maker MBDA. It is currently in service in UK’s Royal Air Force (RAF) and Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF).
- ASRAAM is a high speed, extremely manoeuvrable, heat-seeking, air-to-air missile. It is designed as a “fire-and-forget” missile
- It is widely used as a Within Visual Range (WVR) air dominance missile with a range of over 25km.
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