Con23 MDC #4

The “Lima” launched the second revolution in close range air-to-air missiles, essentially changing the dogfight nearly as much as its great-grandfather, the AIM-9B. The AIM-9L was a short-evolutionary step from the US Navy’s solid-state AIM-9H, but a new seeker and fuze allowed engagement of head-on targets, and immediately forced a dramatic shift in tactics.

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