anti-ballistic missile

  • 1 anti-ballistic missile — n. A defensive missile designed to meet and destroy a ballistic missile, i.e., a missile carrying some nuclear, chemical, biological, or other agent intended to inflict harm on its victims. abbrv. ABM The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx… …

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  • 2 Anti-Ballistic Missile — Systeme (ABM Systeme) dienen der Abwehr ballistischer Raketen durch spezielle Flugabwehrraketen. Sie wurden zuerst im Kalten Krieg von der Sowjetunion und den USA strategisch zur Abwehr gegen nukleare Interkontinentalraketen aufgebaut, dann aber… …

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  • 3 Anti-ballistic missile — An anti ballistic missile (ABM) is a missile designed to counter ballistic missiles (a missile for missile defense). A ballistic missile is used to deliver nuclear, chemical, biological or conventional warheads in a ballistic flight trajectory.… …

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  • 4 Anti-ballistic missile defense countermeasures — are tactical or strategic actions taken by an attacker to overwhelm, destroy, or evade anti ballistic missile defenses.Anti ballistic missile (ABM) defense countermeasures can be categorized in a variety of ways, such as whether something is… …

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  • 5 Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty — The Anti Ballistic Missile Treaty (ABM Treaty or ABMT) was a treaty between the United States of America and the Soviet Union on the limitation of the anti ballistic missile (ABM) systems used in defending areas against missile delivered nuclear… …

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  • 6 Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty — ▪ international treaty in full  Treaty on the Limitation of Anti Ballistic Missile Systems         arms control treaty ratified in 1972 between the United States and the Soviet Union (Union of Soviet Socialist Republics) to limit deployment of… …

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  • 7 Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty — arms control agreement between the USA and the Soviet Union that limited both countries to a total of 200 antiballistic missile launchers each (signed in 1972) …

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  • 8 A-135 anti-ballistic missile system — The A 135 or ABM 3 anti ballistic missile system is a Russian military complex deployed around Moscow to counter enemy missiles targeting the city or its surrounding areas. A successor to the previous A 35, it reached alert status on February… …

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  • 9 A-35 anti-ballistic missile system — The A 35 anti ballistic missile system, or A 35 Aldan , was a Soviet military battle management radar complex deployed around Moscow to intercept enemy missiles targeting the city or its surrounding areas. In development since the 1960s and in… …

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  • 10 Ballistic missile — Diagram of V 2, the first ballistic missile. A ballistic missile is a missile that follows a sub orbital ballistic flightpath with the objective of delivering one or more warheads to a predetermined target. The missile is only guided during the… …

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  • 11 Ballistic Missile Defense System — Start eines Prototypen des Ground Based Interceptors auf einer PLV Rakete …

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  • 12 Ballistic Missile Defense Organization — The Ballistic Missile Defense Organization (or BMDO) was an agency of the United States Department of Defense. It was known as the Strategic Defense Initiative Organization (SDIO) until it was renamed by the administration of President Bill… …

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  • 13 Anti ballistic weapon — An anti ballistic weapon is any weapon (be it a missile, a laser or another type of object) designed to counter threats which are ballistic objects. Ballistic objects include: *Artillery rockets *Artillery shells *Ballistic missiles *Mortar bombs …

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  • 14 anti-ballistic — adj. Anti ballistic is used with these nouns: ↑missile …

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  • 15 Intercontinental ballistic missile — An intercontinental ballistic missile, or ICBM, is a long range (greater than 5,500 km or 3,500 miles) ballistic missile typically designed for nuclear weapons delivery, that is, delivering one or more nuclear warheads. Due to their great range… …

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  • 16 Indian Ballistic Missile Defense Program — The Indian Ballistic Missile Defense Program is an initiative to develop and deploy a multi layered Ballistic missile defense system to protect India from missile attacks. [http://www.iht.com/articles/ap/2006/12/04/asia/AS GEN India Missile… …

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  • 17 Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System — The Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System is a United States Department of Defense Missile Defense Agency program developed to provide a last line of defense against ballistic missiles. Aegis BMD (also know as Sea Based Midcourse) is designed to …

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  • 18 Submarine-launched ballistic missile — A Trident II D5 nuclear missile. It is capable of carrying multiple nuclear warheads up to 8,000 km. They are carried by 14 US Navy Ohio class submarines and 4 Royal Navy Vanguard class submarines A submarine launched ballistic missile… …

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  • 19 Commission to Assess the Ballistic Missile Threat to the United States — The Commission to Assess the Ballistic Missile Threat to the United States, also called the Rumsfeld Commission,[1] was an independent commission formed by the US Congress to evaluate the ballistic missile threat posed to the United States. The… …

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  • 20 Ronald Reagan Ballistic Missile Defense Test Site — Test ballistischer Raketen auf Kwajalein Die Ronald Reagan Ballistic Missile Defense Test Site, besser bekannt als Kwajalein Missile Range oder Reagan Test Site, ist eine Raketen Teststation im Pazifik. Sie beläuft sich auf etwa 750.000… …

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