short-range ballistic missile


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short-range ballistic missile

[′shȯrt ¦rānj bə′lis·tik ‚mis·əl]
(ordnance)
A ballistic missile with a range capability up to about 600 nautical miles (1100 kilometers).
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On July 25, North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles that Seoul officials said flew 600 kilometers (370 miles) and as high as 50 kilometers (30 miles) before landing in the sea.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un personally watched the test-fire of two short-range ballistic missiles on Thursday, the first test since Kim met with US President Donald Trump last month and agreed to revive denuclearisation talks.
The US Pacific Command said it tracked what appeared to be a short-range ballistic missile for six minutes and assessed it did not pose a threat to North America.
The Aegis system aboard the USS Fitzgerald, an Arleigh Burke class destroyer, successfully intercepted a cruise missile over water but apparently failed to destroy a short-range ballistic missile with an SM-3 Block 1A interceptor.
Of the five missile systems slated under the Indigenous Integrated Guided Missile Development Program launched in 1983, only the short-range ballistic missile Prithvi, or earth, is operational.
One Twitter user pointed out that North Korea might have already developed something akin to Russia's 9K720 Iskander, which is a mobile short-range ballistic missile system.
TAHRAN (CyHAN)- Iran has successfully test-fired an upgraded version of a short-range ballistic missile, Iranian Defense Minister Brig.-Gen.
Following the North's short-range ballistic missile tests in May, Bolton described them as a violation of U.N.
On Thursday, South Korea confirmed that the missiles were "a new kind of short-range ballistic missile," that flew up to 430 kilometres and 690 kilometres, respectively.
[30/June/2018] SANAA, June 30 (Saba) -- The Yemen army and popular committees fired a short-range ballistic missile and waged a series of military attacks on sites and gatherings of Saudi-led aggression coalition forces over the past 24 hours, according to military reports combined by Saba News Agency on Saturday.
A short-range ballistic missile was fired on Saudi air defense camp in border province of Najran, causing heavy losses at the air defense camp.
intelligence community believed the DF-17 was based on PLARF's DF-16B short-range ballistic missile, which was deployed earlier.

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