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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Pakistan today conducted a successful launch of the Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile Hatf IV Shaheen-1 Weapon System,"a statement from the army's Inter-Services Public Relations said.
The exact range of the missile was not revealed, but retired General Talat Masoud, a defence analyst, told AFP intermediate range ballistic missiles could reach targets up to 2,500 to 3,000 kilometres away -- which would put almost all of arch-rival India within reach.
Bell said North Korea is also preparing to deploy a new intermediate range ballistic missile that could reach Okinawa, Guam and Alaska, while continuing to develop the long-range missiles.
The command's first assignment was to handle responsibilities associated with the development of the Army-Navy Jupiter intermediate range ballistic missile system.
The forward-based AN/TPY-2 extended the battlespace during FTM-15 by enabling a Standard Missile-3 to launch on remote and intercept a separating Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile.
RAWALPINDI -- Pakistan on Wednesday successfully conducted the launch of the intermediate Range Ballistic Missile, Hatf IV Shaheen-1A Weapon System.
Washington has expressed concern about Tehran s missiles, which include the Shahab-3 strategic intermediate range ballistic missile with a range of up to 1,000 km (625 miles), the Ghadr-1 with an estimated 1,600 km range and a Shahab-3 variant known as Sajjil-2 with a range of up to 2,400 km.
On April 15, 2011, a forward-based AN/TPY-2 extended the battlespace by enabling a Standard Missile-3 to launch off remote data and intercept a separating Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile.
Pakistan today successfully conducted the launch of intermediate range ballistic missile Hatf-4 Shaheen-1A weapons system," an army statement said Wednesday.
RAWALPINDI -- Pakistan Wednesday successfully conducted the launch of the intermediate Range Ballistic Missile Hatf IV Shaheen-1A Weapon System.
Prime Minister Gilani congratulated all ranks of the Army Strategic Force Command on the successful launch of Ghauri Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile.

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