Rockets, Military

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Rockets, Military

 

missiles that deliver means of destruction to a target. According to their design, military rockets are classified as ballistic or winged missiles and guided or unguided missiles. According to the mission, distinction is made between guided antitank, tactical, operational-tactical, and strategic, or intercontinental, missiles.

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