intercontinental ballistic missile


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Synonyms for intercontinental ballistic missile

a ballistic missile that is capable of traveling from one continent to another

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The Pentagon said that the projectile did indeed appear to be an intercontinental ballistic missile, or ICBM.
The United States assessed that the test, the latest in a series of engine and missile trials this year, could be for the smallest stage of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) rocket engine, said the official, who spoke on the condition of anonymity.
The Minuteman, an intercontinental ballistic missile system, is dispersed through hardened silos to defend attacks and is connected to an underground launch control center, manned by two officers who provide alert in the launch control center 24/7.
The United States is going to test on Friday an intercontinental ballistic missile Minuteman III, which forms the basis of the strategic nuclear forces of the country, US Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work said.
This book is an outstanding history of the land based intercontinental ballistic missiles that make up a vital part of the Triad (USAF ICBMs, USAF bombers, and USN Polaris/Poseidon/Trident ballistic missiles) that provided a nuclear deterrent to aggression by the USSR during the Cold War, and still are on guard against a nuclear attack on the United States.
1952: The Soviet Union announced that the first successful intercontinental ballistic missile tests had taken place.
There is not one picture of an intercontinental ballistic missile, satellite, space lift vehicle or any other Air Force Space Command asset.
A NEW intercontinental ballistic missile capable of carrying multiple nuclear warheads was tested by Russia yesterday.
Mr Ivanov spoke after the Russian Strategic Missile Forces announced the test of a new intercontinental ballistic missile capable of carrying multiple independent warheads.
Strategic Command; supporting combat operations around the world to include Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom; establishment of the National Security Space Institute; the last Titan IV launch; and the Peacekeeper intercontinental ballistic missile weapon system deactivation.
Another integral part of our defense has been our Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Force.
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE - The Air Force launched an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile early Wednesday from this base along the central California coast, officials said.
TRW ICBM Systems, Clearfield, Utah is being awarded a $135,318,222 cost-plus award fee-contract modification to provide for the sustainment for the Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Minuteman and Peacekeeper systems on the ICBM Prime Integration Contract.
The launching of the non-reusable prototype is made using an intercontinental ballistic missile.
The July mission was launched from a Russian submarine in the Barents Sea, but the third stage of the launch rocket, a converted intercontinental ballistic missile, did not separate.
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