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Hungary to buy IRIS-T aircraft missiles from Germany

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Hungarian officials have signed an agreement with the German defense company Diehl. It says that Hungary will purchase from Germany aviation short-range IRIS-T missiles for their Gripen fighters.


This is reported by the American edition of The Defense Post.

Hungarian Defense Development Commissioner Gaspar Marot said that the acquisition of new missiles and the upcoming modernization of the Gripen will allow the aircraft to achieve the highest standards of modern aviation. He added that an infrared homing missile can be used in the most difficult air combat situations, including high overloads. The Sidewinder missile, which is in service with the Hungarian Air Force, does not have such capabilities.

In addition to purchasing IRIS-T missiles, Hungary intends to independently develop a missile weapon extended range and other air-to-ground weapons systems.

The missile system acquired by the Hungarian military is capable of performing launches with the so-called high angular deflection. This will allow pilots to engage enemy aircraft and other targets flying on the sides and even behind the Gripen. This indicates the high maneuverability of such aircraft missiles.


Rocket launchers IRIS-T were created to replace the AIM-9 Sidewinder, which are in service with a number of NATO countries. In the West, they are often called weapons of the new generation.
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  1. Flooding
    Flooding 22 December 2021 13: 45
    +2
    In addition to purchasing IRIS-T missiles, Hungary intends to independently develop extended-range missile weapons and other air-to-surface weapons systems.


    I think so (c)
  2. Bolt cutter
    Bolt cutter 22 December 2021 13: 47
    -1
    Hungary intends to independently develop extended-range missile weapons and other air-to-ground weapons systems.
    It would be interesting to look at this.
    1. Flooding
      Flooding 22 December 2021 13: 52
      +6
      Quote: Bolt Cutter
      It would be interesting to look at this.

      If you sit for a long time on the banks of the Thames, you can see how the Hungarian nuclear submarine will sail along it.

      Eastern wisdom
      1. And Us Rat
        And Us Rat 22 December 2021 18: 49
        +1
        Quote: Flood
        If you sit for a long time on the banks of the Thames

        Then you can get cystitis. wassat
  3. Crimean partisan 1974
    Crimean partisan 1974 22 December 2021 14: 35
    -4
    The missile system acquired by the Hungarian military is capable of performing launches with the so-called high angular deflection. This will allow pilots to hit enemy aircraft and other targets flying on the sides and even behind the Gripen.
    ..... oops .... Duc like the Merikosovs also knew how to do this, but here oops they don’t have ... that is bullshit ..... it’s some kind of zrada
  4. Lonely loner
    Lonely loner 22 December 2021 15: 17
    +1
    And what the "meteor" did not buy, are they integrated into Gripen?
    1. SovAr238A
      SovAr238A 22 December 2021 17: 59
      0
      Quote: Lonely Loner
      And what the "meteor" did not buy, are they integrated into Gripen?

      Don't you understand the difference between a meteor and an iris?
      1. Lonely loner
        Lonely loner 22 December 2021 18: 49
        0
        I know the performance characteristics of both products.
        1. SovAr238A
          SovAr238A 22 December 2021 22: 38
          0
          Quote: Lonely Loner
          I know the performance characteristics of both products.

          Well?
          Why then did they ask their original question?
          1. Lonely loner
            Lonely loner 23 December 2021 09: 18
            0
            Regular beliefs.
  5. Charik
    Charik 23 December 2021 16: 14
    0
    A bullshit question, but the fact that Indonesia refused to buy the Su35x (it jumped in the Yandex feed)