Singha wrote:which among the modern active AAM have mid-course datalink for launcher to update its waypoints - (target detects launch or is warned by awacs and changes course evasively while still far away thus rendering the initial set of waypoints invalid or sub-optimal and energy wasting so missile will "fall off" ) ?
Almost all modern mraam, lraams have mcu via data link including r77, mica, derby, amraan, meteor. One thing that is strange about rafale/meteor integration is that it was supposed to have only one way data link with missile, whatever that is s supposed to mean....but considered a drawback
.S. There was one article which stated Indian Navy Harriers testes Derby in hunter-killer mode, via data link I suppose. Cannot seem to trace it.
I think what you are referring to is a passive snipe made by the shooter without turning on fcr...coordinates being provided by an altogether different shar which is actively painting the target...This was supposed to be the Swedes usp once iirc