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McDonnell Douglas A-4M Skyhawk (BuNo 159785) from Marine Attack Squadron 211 (VMA-211) "Wake Island Avengers" firing an AGM-45 Shrike missile. http://i262.photobucket.com/albums/ii120/Duggy009/Duggy009-2/A-4%20Skyhawk/A-4MSkyhawkIIofMarineAttackSquadronTwoHundredElevenVMA-211inflightreleasingamissile.jpg
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FA-50 firing AGM-65 Maverick http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-PRtoka-UrpI/VDej3jUJRZI/AAAAAAAA2w0/kAWCiY62Ph4/s1600/fa-50.jpg
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MiG-29G firing R-27R AAM http://lh5.ggpht.com/_S1Gu2hX9S6c/Ssl9AI3zbII/AAAAAAAAOTA/AEFpa2a0wSc/s800/mig29-fulcrum-fighter.jpg

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That looks as though it's going in the drink rather than anywhere useful.
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It's extremely difficult to estimate altitude when over water without any reference point, whatsoever.

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I was going by the angle of the smoke trail to the aircraft. The other reason it could appear that way of course would be if it was turning away from the aircraft. Given the lack of any fore or aft aspect to the shot it's hard to figure out which it's doing.

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F-15C firing Sparrow [ATTACH=CONFIG]235921[/ATTACH]
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The final Red Top firing from an RAF Lightning over Cardigan Bay: [ATTACH=CONFIG]235929[/ATTACH]
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Malaysian Super Lynx firing Sea Skua missile http://www.malaysiandefence.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/DSC_7871.jpg
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Italian Merlin firing MARTE Mk2S http://www.motorshow.me/GalleryPics/45000/B49374.jpg

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Typhoon firing ASRAAM [ATTACH=CONFIG]236064[/ATTACH]
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F-18 : http://i.imgur.com/fXcRGBQ.jpg
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R-60MK on Hawk Mk.51 http://i132.photobucket.com/albums/q35/flex297/HW-331R-60MK.jpg
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MATRA R-550 Magic II on Belgian F-16A http://www.f-16.net/g3/var/resizes/f-16-photos/album37/album05/ala.jpg
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R-77 on Su-27UB testbed http://www.ausairpower.net/VVS/R-77-Adder-Launch-1.jpg
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From the days when missiles were adorned with national insignia... DB-47E releasing GAM-63 [ATTACH=CONFIG]236154[/ATTACH]
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F-5 firing Python [ATTACH=CONFIG]236172[/ATTACH]
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F-15A launching ASM-135 [ATTACH=CONFIG]236189[/ATTACH]
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[ATTACH=CONFIG]236190[/ATTACH]
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