Missile Carrier

Missile Carrier

 

a submarine, surface ship, or airplane that is armed with strategic or operational-tactical missiles. The term “missile carrier” was coined in the 1950’s with the adoption of rocket weapons.

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The two sides also signed two agreements on long-range missile carrier aircraft, and purchase of automatic aircraft simulators for training purposes.
Russia has now moved its guided missile carrier close to Syria's Mediterranean border.
It pointed to speculation that Russia was sending to the East Mediterranean the massive guided missile carrier Moskva equipped with S-300 missile defence systems.
A new nuclear powered ballistic missile carrier called Jin class a nuclear powered attack Shang class and two other attack classes: the Yuan and the Song.
Speaking at the launching ceremony of the submarine named Alexander Nevsky, President Vladimir Putin said the vessel is a completely new strategic missile carrier.
Raytheon is working to patent what they call the "sled," a sliding mechanism that locks onto the rings and cradles of the missile carrier.
Boston, a guided missile carrier, was reclassified in 1952 as the world's first guided missile cruiser.
The Hatf IX multi-launch missile carrier has a maximum range of only 60km, meaning it can strike accurately at targets at extremely close range in nuclear terms.
Korea's missile carrier probably Chinese-made: media
A Reuters correspondent taken to a naval facility in east Tripoli by Libyan officials saw four Soviet-made missile carrier trucks which were destroyed.
After the fifth-generation fighter jet, we must think and get down to work on a next-generation, long-range aviation complex -- our new strategic missile carrier," Putin told a cabinet meeting on Russia s military-industrial complex.
The Indian Army variant is designed to be launched from the Nag Missile Carrier (Namica), a locally modified version of Russia's BMP-2 infantry fighting vehicle that carries four ready-to-launch missiles in a mast-mounted observation/ launch unit.

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