ballistic missile

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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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Indeed, the development and operationalization of a reliable missile defence could pose a serious challenge to the effectiveness of the offensive ballistic missiles and also undermine the deterrence stability between/among the strategic competitors.
In 2013 a Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system was installed on the island to defend it from ballistic missiles.
Yet, there are at least some regional states in Turkey's immediate vicinity with ongoing or potential quarrels with Ankara, and their respective ballistic missile inventories would surely cause more concern.
Boeing and the Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) team recently bolstered Americas defense against long-range ballistic missiles, ahead of schedule, with the installation of the 44th interceptor.
Yemen's Houthi rebels have claimed responsibility for firing the ballistic missile.
In addition to its nuclear program, the second most important program of Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) is its ballistic missile program.
A ballistic missile defense architecture operates in three key phases.
Nevertheless, the conclusion of the Iranian nuclear deal has not stopped the Islamic Republic from investing into rocket technology which can be used as a precursor for ballistic missile development.
I am concerned by the ballistic missile launches conducted by Iran in March 2016.
The new base, which is being built in response to the Iranian missile threat, is reportedly designed to withstand ballistic missile attacks.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Russia will orbit a second new generation satellite in 2016 to keep a closer eye on ballistic missile launches anywhere in the world, the Defense Ministry said, Zvezda TV channel reported.
Summary: The United States is reviewing reports that Iran carried out a ballistic missile test last month in violation of U.
SEUL (CyHAN)- South Korea plans to complete the development of its homegrown ballistic missile with a range of 800 km by 2017 to deploy the medium-range missile targeting the whole territory of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), Yonhap News Agency reported on Thursday citing government and military officials.
INDIA on Sunday claimed to have achieved a major milestone when a newly developed interceptor missile detected and destroyed an incoming ballistic missile at an altitude over 120 km off the Orissa coast.
India, which shares borders with arch-rival Pakistan and giant China, both of whom are nuclear-armed, is developing the system that aims to shield it against a ballistic missile attack.
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