ballistic weapon

ballistic weapon

[bə′lis·tik ′wep·ən]
(ordnance)
Any missile weapon, as a bomb, rocket, projectile, or bullet, affected by ballistic conditions.
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This was not the first time Trudeau expressed concern over the North Korea's nuclear weapon testing and ballistic weapon programs.
Since firing an intercontinental ballistic weapon last month, North Korea's dictator Kim Jong-un has threatened to aim missiles at the US Pacific territory of Guam.
Iran said a medium-range Shahab-3 ballistic weapon with a maximum range of 2,000km was among the missiles test-fired in its central desert region in war games dubbed "Grand Prophet 7", meant to simulate counter-attacks on US military bases in Afghanistan and other neighbouring countries.
Summary: The US has fired a short-range ballistic weapon from the island of Kauai near Hawaii.
The missile in question would probably be the Shehab-3 intermediate-range ballistic weapon developed by Iran, and frequently linked to Iran's space programme.
The ONR missile is a ballistic weapon that could be fired from a submarine canister.
Metal Storm now holds two official Guinness World Records for the fastest firing ballistic weapon and the world's most intelligent handgun" (Storm Front Newsletter).
He said there was a chance the ballistic weapon would miss its target and hit another country.
Also Monday, Iran successfully test-fired two missiles, including a long-range ballistic weapon, the official IRNA news agency reported.
Iran, meanwhile, said it test-fired ballistic missiles - including a medium-range Shahab-3 ballistic weapon with a range capable of striking Israel - in war games in its central desert region designed to show its capacity for counter-attack.
Colonel Al-Maliki called upon the international community to take serious and effective steps to stop the blatant Iranian violations of transferring ballistic weapons to terrorist and outlaw groups and to hold them accountable for their support for and defiance of international norms and values.
During the first call, they also discussed during ways to work together to address North Korea's nuclear and ballistic weapons program, the White House said.