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3.7 Armaments

Your aircraft is equipped with heat-seeking missiles and a 20 millimeter cannon. Weapon information is displayed in the lower left-hand corner of your HUD. Different weapons may be selected by pressing mouse button 3.

The missiles are patterned after U.S. AIM-9M Sidewinders. They can detect infrared (IR) targets at any aspect (not just from the rear). Their range varies dramatically with the altitude and closure rate. The missile subsystem couples with your radar set to provide time-to-impact information when AIM-9's are selected.