intermediate range ballistic missile


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intermediate range ballistic missile:

see guided missileguided missile,
self-propelled, unmanned space or air vehicle carrying an explosive warhead. Its path can be adjusted during flight, either by automatic self-contained controls or remote human control. Guided missiles are powered either by rocket engines or by jet propulsion.
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The IRBM target was air-dropped from the cargo hold of a C-17 aircraft and lowered by parachutes before igniting and performing its mission of simulating an intermediate range ballistic missile threat.
Bhubaneswar: India on Tuesday test-fired its indigenously developed intermediate range ballistic missile Agni II from the Abdul Kalam Island off the Odisha coast.
On Tuesday, the North fired a Hwasong-12 intermediate range ballistic missile over northern Japan into the Pacific Ocean, sending the country on high alert.
Navy makes use of the missile against short to intermediate range ballistic missile threats.
10 (Xinhua-ANI): Pakistan has successfully launched the Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile, which can carry nuclear warheads, the military said.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Pakistan on Wednesday successfully launched the Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile which can carry nuclear warheads, the military said.
RAWALPINDI -- Pakistan on Wednesday successfully conducted the launch of the intermediate Range Ballistic Missile, Hatf IV Shaheen-1A Weapon System.
Washington has expressed concern about Tehran s missiles, which include the Shahab-3 strategic intermediate range ballistic missile with a range of up to 1,000 km (625 miles), the Ghadr-1 with an estimated 1,600 km range and a Shahab-3 variant known as Sajjil-2 with a range of up to 2,400 km.
A partner of Lockheed and provider of technology and systems for the Aegis Multi-Mission Signal Processor (MMSP) and Ballistic Missile Defense Signal Processor (BSP), two key parts of the Aegis Weapon System, Mercury said that this test marked the Aegis BMD system's first engagement against an intermediate range ballistic missile using a launch-on-remote capability that permits the Aegis BMD system to employ remote sensors to detect threats as early as possible.
(33) The land-based version is a road-mobile medium to intermediate range ballistic missile with an estimated range of 2,500-4,000 km.
May 15, 2017- North Korea test-launched a Hwasong-12, an intermediate range ballistic missile (IRBM).
The order came hours after Pyongyang launched what appeared to be an intermediate range ballistic missile that flew over Japan, according to the presidential office.

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