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interceptor

[‚in·tər′sep·tər]
(aerospace engineering)
A manned aircraft utilized for the identification or engagement of airborne objects.

Interceptor

 

a device for the local stalling of an airflow against an airframe.

An interceptor is usually a sliding, rotating, or fixed metal plate mounted on an airplane wing at right angles to the flow to improve longitudinal and transverse stability during flight and to reduce the landing run.

interceptor

A device to trap, remove, or separate deleterious, hazardous, or undesirable matter (such as oil, grease, gasoline, sand, and sediment) from normal waste conveyed through it, permitting normal sewage or liquid wastes to discharge into the disposal terminal by gravity.
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During his talks with Kitazawa, Gates called for a relaxation of Japan's arms embargo and prodded Tokyo to pave the way for exports of the new interceptors to third countries, particularly European, the sources said.
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Radars were stationed at Konark and Paradip coast to monitor the behaviour of the interceptor missle, sources said.
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The test was conducted to validate various parameters of the interceptor in flight mode, said a defence source.
According to the Sacramento Business Journal, the entire Northwest Interceptor will stretch 37 miles, passing twice under the Sacramento River as it runs from Citrus Heights through North Natomas and West Sacramento before making its way down to the regional wastewater treatment plant near Elk Grove.
WASHINGTON -- A historic moment took place July 22 at Fort Greely, Alaska, as the first ground-based missile interceptor (GBI) was placed in an underground silo at the missile defense complex there.
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