IRAN

SP's Aviation - - NEWS | DIGEST -

Iran is now mass pro­duc­ing its Fak­our-90 air-to-air mis­sile which is to be used on its fleet of 40 op­er­a­tional F-14 Tom­cat fighter jets and is a lo­cal adap­ta­tion vari­ant of US-made AIM-54 Phoenix mis­sile. The new vari­ant boosts sev­eral im­prove­ments in­clud­ing a smaller guid­ance sys­tem, in­creased range of 217km and a speed of Mach 5.

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