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First AMRAAM-ER Missile Flight Tests from NASAMS Air Defense System

Raytheon Company has successfully flight-tested the newest variant of the combat-proven AMRAAM missile from the National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile System, or NASAMS, surface-based system. Featuring an enlarged rocket motor and other enhancements, AMRAAM-ER will greatly expand the NASAMS engagement envelope with a 50 percent increase in maximum range and 70 percent increase in maximum altitude.
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