IRBM


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IRBM:

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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On December 21, 1956, the Navy Bureau of Ordnance asked the NACA to study reentry body shapes for use in the new Polaris IRBM program.
Additionally, because the USSR had an inferior set of Inter-Continental Ballistic Missiles (ICBMs), the way for it to create balance in the nuclear field was to place its IRBMs more strategically, which meant locating them closer to the American homeland.
Addressed to General Maxwell Taylor, Chief of Staff of the United States Army, the letter hinted at the true capability of the missile: "This is the first 'rocket mail' to be carried by the Jupiter IRBM in a tactical warhead.
Although France seemed willing to accept IRBM bases and a tactical weapons stockpile on its soil, it also seemed intent on obtaining an independent nuclear force.
The outcome of the progress review provides a road map for cascading the IRBM to other local authorities;
3) While this option has not been fully developed in operational terms, one fact is clear: for the United States to deploy a new IRBM, it must unilaterally withdraw from the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty or cooperatively dissolve or significantly alter the treaty with its other signatory, Russia.
The successful FTM-15 intercept demonstrates that the SM-3 IA, supported by a forward sensor and C2BMC architecture, can process forward cueing already, thus giving Monterey and other Aegis BMD ships on Phase I deployments an initial LoR capability to intercept an IRBM.
While the intended objective of IRBM is to attain sustainable development as endorsed in Dublin Principles, institutional challenges behind environmentally less sensitive society to manage natural resources of the river basin were remained unexplored.
Those desiring another perspective might examine "Project Emily and Thor IRBM Readiness in the United Kingdom, 1955-1960" by L.
The Symposium was opened by Tan Sri Hasmah Abdullah, CEO/Director-General of Inland Revenue, IRBM and was followed by welcome addresses from Dr.
It is important to note that part of the axial acceleration of the IRBM appears as a target maneuver to a pursuing interceptor, and the amount of required interceptor acceleration to engage the target is related to the magnitude of this apparent target maneuver.