antimissile missile


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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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Antimissile missiles deployed from behind SmarTruck III's side flares offer perimeter defense from rocket-propelled grenades and antitank guided missiles.
The Administration started out with a strategic failure by being trapped by "the fallacy of the final move." Even if the antimissile missiles can be shown to work technically and financially (the latter being just as important as the former), an assumption has to be that the tactics of rogue nations would be the same after a missile defense was deployed.
The report itemized Taiwan's arms shopping list from the U.S., including guided-missile destroyers equipped with AEGIS battle management systems, HARM antimissile missiles, long-range radar systems to detect missile launches, and P-3 submarine-hunting aircraft.
In 1983, there was confrontation over the Strategic Defense Initiative- -President Ronald Reagan's "Star Wars." And this year, the United States has proposed to modify the 1972 Anti-Ballistic Missile (ABM) Treaty to allow itself to develop a limited system of antimissile missiles aimed at shooting down projectiles fired by terrorist groups or rogue nations.
Inc., a defense contractor that builds sophisticated Zealot antimissile missiles. XYZ executives own 500,000 shares of the company, and the other 500,000 are held by various investors.
The actual antimissile missiles will be based much farther away in Romania and Poland.
She raced to Warsaw to ink a deal to put 10 antimissile missiles and U.S.