guided-missile ship

guided-missile ship

[′gīd·əd ¦mis·əl ′ship]
(naval architecture)
A warship equipped with guided-missile launchers, and sometimes with a gun battery, long-range sonar, and antisubmarine warfare weapons. Also known as missile ship.
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(36) The first were guided-missile ships, mostly in the form of cruisers (CGs), those of Project 58 (the NATO Kynda class), Project 1144 (Kirov class), and Project 1164 (Slava class).
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