posted on Feb, 7 2016 @ 04:16 PM
a reply to: Zaphod58
I was thinking of the range. And the ability to tag something outside the atmosphere. The -6 'only' has a ship based range of 150 nm. Officially at
That's actually an interesting thought.
Could you have a ballistic missile booster to deliver an AAM via up and over the atmosphere? If you're outside the atmosphere, so long as you're not
so fast you skip off, you can get somewhere damned quick without the 8 minute barrier.
Fire off, up and over, glide in, relight with the engine meant for killing the aircraft. Best against something like an awacs.