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Old 26th Mar 2015, 15:43
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Rhino power
 
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Originally Posted by BBadanov
Surely equipped with the AIM-9 (even a -G x 4 ?) would have been an upping of capability.
Re-equipping the Lightning with the AIM-9 was studied but, unsurprisingly, abandoned on (amongst other things) cost grounds...

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