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Tuesday, February 17, 2015

A-Darter programme nears completion

An A-Darter missile on a South African Air Force Gripen fighterDenel Dynamics is close to completing the development of its A-Darter short-range air-to-air missile, the South African company has announced.

The missile is in the final stage of air-launched guided evaluation firing trials, which have seen two missiles being launched from a Saab JAS 39 Gripen at the end of 2014 against Skua high-speed targets to confirm the guidance, control, and free-flight seeker performance, including a lock-on-after-launch engagement.

These firings demonstrated a high-G performance greater than required by the specification, the company said.

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