TITLE

Iris-T Takes Down Meteor

PUB. DATE
December 2002
SOURCE
Armada International;2002, Issue 6, p98
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the test firing campaign for the Iris-T missile as of December 2002. Details of the battery of tests for the missile; Information on the Performance Test Round campaign for the Iris-T missile which is scheduled in early 2003.
ACCESSION #
8936862

 

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