The Blue Vesta is an air-to-air missile and is part of the Firestreak family of missiles. It was developed from the [[Red Top AAM|Red
EE Lightning F6 RAUXAF

RAF Lightning F.7 armed with Blue Vesta

Top]] and was designed to be able to be carried by any aircraft already wired to fire that missile.

All-Aspect PerformanceEdit

The Blue Vesta was the first in the family of weapons to have true all-aspect capability which means it was capable of engaging a target head on rather than in the tail-chase position. This offered the weapon an enormous advantage over previous generations of weapons.