The R-13M is a Soviet infrared homing air-to-air missile, it was introduced in Update 1.87 "Locked On". It is not currently used by any aircraft, having been removed from the MiG-19PT in Update 1.95 "Northern Wind".
Vehicles equipped with this weapon
- At present no vehicle carries this weapon, although the MiG-19PT did prior to Update 1.95 "Northern Wind".
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Comparison with analogues
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Usage in battles
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Pros and cons
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