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antimissile missile

[‚an·tē¦mis·əl ¦mis·əl]
(ordnance)
An explosive missile designed to intercept and destroy another missile in flight. Also known as auntie.
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Ces nouvelles armes, a-t-il expliqu[euro]u[c], r[euro]u[c]pondent [euro]u l'activit[euro]u[c] militaire des Etats-Unis, qui veulent d[euro]u[c]ployer leurs boucliers antimissiles en Europe de l'Est et Cor[euro]u[c]e du Sud et viennent d'adopter une nouvelle doctrine militaire visant [euro]u doter les Etats-Unis de nouvelles armes nucl[euro]u[c]aires de faible puissance.
Il faut renforcer le potentiel militaire des forces nucleaires strategiques, avant tout a l'aide de systemes de missiles capables de garantir le franchissement des systemes de defense antimissile existants ou a venir", a lance Poutine dans une reunion avec l'ensemble des patrons des armees russes.
announced that it was withdrawing from the Antiballistic Missile Treaty, in order to build an antimissile defense system to protect itself from a potentially nuclearized Iran.
The winds began to change that December, when the US announced that it was withdrawing from the Antiballistic Missile Treaty, in order to build an antimissile defence system to protect itself from a potentially nucleariaed Iran.
Earlier on Monday, Suga said Japan would use those antimissile systems only to defend Japanese territory.
The Pentagon has decided to set up antimissile radar systems across many nations includes Turkey and Arab Gulf States as part of measures to boost regional defense capacities against "the Iranian missile threat", the Washington Post reported Sunday, as carried by the Beirut leftist daily AS SAFIR Monday.
decision to scale back plans to install an antimissile defense system in eastern Europe as a "constructive step.
It deployed two ships equipped with sophisticated radars and antimissile interceptors to the Sea of Japan, and one to the Pacific, where the North's long-range missile is expected to land.
Israel has considerable antimissile capabilities with its Patriot and Arrow batteries, but Iran could fire Shahabs in volleys, guaranteeing that some of the missiles would get through.
5 billion to develop antiaircraft and antimissile systems.
Russians also describe the proposed antimissile system as a Trojan horse designed to peer into their airspace and weaken their defenses.
BAE Systems is to equip American Boeing 767-200s with test antimissile systems.