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sidewinder

(sīd′wīn′dər)
n.
A small rattlesnake (Crotalus cerastes) of the southwest United States and Mexico that moves by a distinctive lateral looping motion of its body and has a hornlike scaly projection above each eye.
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The concluding chapters of Sidewinder are the most poignant for the contemporary airpower professional.
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Even though the new sidewinder missiles won't completely remedy the situation, they are a step in the right direction, and will certainly bolster Taiwan's strategic position should it be necessary for Taiwan's Air Force to confront invading aircraft.
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The ejector of the Sidewinder has a very short stroke, with only about a 1/4 inch of travel, so it just gives the fired cases a start.
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Turkey seeks Sidewinder air-to-air missiles from US
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Angie Johnson deployed, she had given up expectations of a music career beyond singing with Sidewinder, a 571st Air National Guard Band of the Central States.
The Sidewinder EVO from S4 Gear is the next generation of retractable gear deployment systems, keeping rangefinders, walkie talkies and other gear close at hand.
The Sidewinder Pull & Assist Winch features a 32-inch diameter capstan lhat provides a controlled force when pulling rope or tape.