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SPARROW [3 records]

Record 1 2017-12-18

English

Subject field(s)
  • Trade Names
  • Weapon Systems
CONT

Genie, Sparrow, Sidewinder, and Falcon are air-to-air missiles ... Sparrow, a 12-ft, 400-lb defensive weapon, originated with the U.S. Navy in 1956 and eventually graduated to Air Force use.

OBS

A trademark of Raytheon Company.

Key term(s)
  • Sparrow

French

Domaine(s)
  • Appellations commerciales
  • Systèmes d'armes
OBS

Actuellement, parmi les engins les plus connus dont la portée varie entre 8 et 13 km, citons le Falcon, le Phœnix et le Sparrow (aux États-Unis), [...] le Red Top (en Grande-Bretagne) et le R-530 (en France).

OBS

SparrowMC : Marque de commerce de Raytheon Company.

Spanish

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Record 2 1999-10-12

English

Subject field(s)
  • Various Military Titles
  • Missiles and Rockets
OBS

Air-to-air missile used by the Canadian Forces.

Key term(s)
  • Sparrow

French

Domaine(s)
  • Appellations militaires diverses
  • Missiles et roquettes
OBS

Missile air-air utilisé par les Forces canadiennes.

Key term(s)
  • Sparrow

Spanish

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Record 3 1987-09-09

English

Subject field(s)
  • Various Military Titles
  • Missiles and Rockets
OBS

An air-to-air missile used by the Canadian Forces.

Key term(s)
  • Sparrow

French

Domaine(s)
  • Appellations militaires diverses
  • Missiles et roquettes
OBS

Missile air-air entré en service aux États-Unis en 1956 et maintenant utilisé par les Forces canadiennes.

Spanish

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