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Synonyms for scud

Synonyms for scud

the act of moving along swiftly (as before a gale)


run before a gale

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The Scud's lackluster performance was due, in part, to Iraqi modifications to the Scud design, which were intended to increase the range of the missile.
Corporal Turnball carried out two residual-vapor-detection tests for chemical and biological agents on January 20, shortly after the Scud hit "and both were positive," he says.
The mobile Scud launchers were perhaps the most extreme example of individual targets that were never located.
Later today, Yemeni Armed Forces Spokesman Brigadier General Sharaf Qaleb Luqman disclosed that a large depot of weapons sent by Israel for Saudi Arabia has been destroyed in the Friday Scud missile attacks on Khamis Mushait air base.
Oor Wullie would probably have stood on Fat Boab's shoulders while wearing his dad's overcoat to sneak a scud book out of the local newsagents (well, if the Sunday Post would have allowed such a storyline), but we never had to hatch such a masterplan.
Head OF NATO, Anders Fogh Rasmussen , was quoted by Reuters on Thursday as saying that Scud missiles were fired last week, in "acts of a desperate regime approaching collapse".
Une source au sein des services de securite a affirme qu'il s'agissait de missiles sol-sol de fabrication syrienne, construits sur le modele des Scud.
The United States has two such systems in its Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) ships and its mobile land-based Patriot Air and Missile Defense System (PAC-3) batteries; both have a tested and proven capability to defend against Scud missiles.
The allegations came as Syrian President Bashar Assad moved to distance his country from Israeli claims it was providing Hizbullah with long-range Scud missiles.
Nasrallah refused to say whether Hizbullah does or does not have Scud missiles at its disposal on Tuesday, while Hariri was in Washington "trying to convince U.
Sleiman's remarks came following last month's Israeli accusations that Syria was transferring long-range Scud missiles to Hizbullah in Lebanon.
In late March, reports emerged in the Kuwaiti press that Syria had transferred Scud missiles to Hizballah.
Talks About Ties with Syria, Hizbullah and Scud Missiles
preserving Lebanon is first discussion AL-AKHBAR: Scud missiles: Continuous show DAILY STAR: Test flights raise hopes for European air traffic US Scud allegations rally Israeli attack Syria, Hizbullah
The US has reportedly expressed "concern" regarding "alleged transfer of Scud missiles from Syria to Hizbullah," Lebanon's Daily Star reports Thursday.