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reply to post by JohnnySasaki
Cruise missiles can be shot down. The F-117s are technically in flyable storage, but would have to be put back together. And that only gets you something like 59 airframes, also not really set up for Weasel work, and certainly not for fighter work. This is an air-to-air missile, so B-2s, cruise missiles, and F-117s don't get you any advantage. You need a fighter, which means F-22s, F-15s, and F-16s.
They have the T-50 in development, and the Chinese currently have two in development.edit on 12/11/2013 by Zaphod58 because: (no reason given)
reply to post by projectvxn
You have the same problem with a millimeter system though. They're short range because of the wavelength used.
reply to post by JimTSpock
There is no FMRAAM. That's the ramjet based AMRAAM. The Meteor is a totally separate missile. The FMRAAM never entered development, since it lost the competition. Meteor will be able to be fielded on UK and Italian F-35s, but not the F-22, or US F-35s.