antimissile missile


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antimissile missile

[‚an·tē¦mis·əl ¦mis·əl]
(ordnance)
An explosive missile designed to intercept and destroy another missile in flight. Also known as auntie.
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Even if the antimissile missiles can be shown to work technically and financially (the latter being just as important as the former), an assumption has to be that the tactics of rogue nations would be the same after a missile defense was deployed.
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a defense contractor that builds sophisticated Zealot antimissile missiles.
The actual antimissile missiles will be based much farther away in Romania and Poland.