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a missile that is guided in the first part of its flight but falls freely as it approaches target

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The former conducted the test of a new Russian ballistic missile interceptor on February 12, 2018.
In 2013 a Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system was installed on the island to defend it from ballistic missiles.
Comments and acknowledgements coming from its leaders and top technocrats leave no doubt about Turkey's resolve to develop and deploy what could be termed as medium-range ballistic missiles (MRBMs)--a classification that covers missiles with ranges between 1,000 and 3,000 km.
This interceptor includes features demonstrated in the successful intercontinental ballistic missile intercept test conducted in May.
The UN Security Council Resolution 2231 (Section 3 of Annex B) "calls upon Iran not to undertake any activity related to ballistic missiles designed to be capable of delivering nuclear weapons, including launches using such ballistic missile technology.
On January 24, 2017, Pakistan conducted its first successful flight test of Surface-to-Surface Ballistic Missile, Ababeel, which has a maximum range of 2200 kilometers.
6) The PATRIOT system made a name for itself when Iraqi Scud short-range ballistic missiles were fired at Saudi Arabia and Israel during the Gulf War in 1991.
Like his father the 'Dear Leader' Kim Jong-il, who tested three ballistic missiles of varying shapes and sizes during his time in office between 1994 and 2011, his son has continued this family tradition.
Iran's ballistic missile tests in March were "not consistent" with the spirit of the nuclear agreement signed with world powers, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said in a report to the Security Council.
Iran's ballistic missiles, which are capable of reaching Israel and can be fitting with nuclear warheads, have prompted partial American sanctions, with some American lawmakers calling for harsher measures to punish the Iranian regime.
Wednesday reports also said that the Yemeni army and popular forces launched a fresh round of attacks on the Saudi forces' positions in the province of Jizan in the Southern part of the kingdom with their upgraded ballistic missiles.
According to a July 20 resolution endorsing that deal, Iran is still "called upon" to refrain from work on ballistic missiles designed to deliver nuclear weapons for up to eight years.
The ADD had submitted its five-year development plan to the government since President Park Geun-hye took office in February 2013, aiming to extend the range of its indigenous ballistic missiles from 300 km in 2013 to 800 km in 2017.
The new ' exoatmospheric kill vehicle'or PDV interceptor was developed to tackle hostile ballistic missiles travelling at supersonic speeds at higher altitude to ensure minimum fallout on the ground.
United Nations, Jumada I 26, 1435, Mar 27, 2014, SPA -- UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is increasingly concerned about reports of new launches of ballistic missiles by North Korea, his office said.
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