intermediate range ballistic missile


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intermediate range ballistic missile:

see guided missileguided missile,
self-propelled, unmanned space or air vehicle carrying an explosive warhead. Its path can be adjusted during flight, either by automatic self-contained controls or remote human control. Guided missiles are powered either by rocket engines or by jet propulsion.
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The IRBM target was air-dropped from the cargo hold of a C-17 aircraft and lowered by parachutes before igniting and performing its mission of simulating an intermediate range ballistic missile threat.
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10 (Xinhua-ANI): Pakistan has successfully launched the Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile, which can carry nuclear warheads, the military said.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Pakistan on Wednesday successfully launched the Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile which can carry nuclear warheads, the military said.
Pakistan [] successfully conducted the launch of the intermediate range ballistic missile Hatf IV Shaheen-1A weapon system," Pakistan's military said in a statement.

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