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Synonyms for torpedo

Synonyms for torpedo

a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments)

an explosive device that is set off in an oil well (or a gas well) to start or to increase the flow of oil (or gas)

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a small firework that consists of a percussion cap and some gravel wrapped in paper

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a small explosive device that is placed on a railroad track and fires when a train runs over it

armament consisting of a long cylindrical self-propelled underwater projectile that detonates on contact with a target

any sluggish bottom-dwelling ray of the order Torpediniformes having a rounded body and electric organs on each side of the head capable of emitting strong electric discharges

attack or hit with torpedoes

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As per the details of the project, the immediate requirement of the Navy for heavyweight torpedoes would be met by the acquisition to be made through the foreign vendors while the long-term bulk requirement would be fulfilled through the 'Made in India' route.
A missile-capable frigate was worth P8 billion each while helicopters armed with torpedoes cost P2.75 billion each.
The MND source told (http://www.defensenews.com/articles/us-taiwan-move-forward-on-new-torpedoes) Defense News that China will not easily invade Taiwan because of Taipei's ten attack submarines equipped with Mk-48 torpedoes and additional UGM-84L Harpoons.
Plan to scrap 98 torpedoes on hold INS Kalvari, the first Scorpene- class submarine, on sea trials off Mumbai.
His comments came one month after he announced that the advanced Valfajr torpedoes whose mass-production started in October had been mounted on the country's home-made submarines.
Even though many of their decisions vis-a-vis technology seemed more cautious than those made by American naval officers--who were somewhat credulous in embracing new technological ideas--the British came out ahead in developing better torpedoes in the long run.
Caption: ABOVE RIGHT: A torpedo specifically designed to destroy other torpedoes. Submarines once ruled the subsea environment with impunity.
Epstein provides the reader with a wealth of information on the development of various models of torpedoes and upon the development of legal practice relating to the collaboration between government and private industry, particularly in the United States.
The mechanism of this intertwining, according to Epstein, was the confluence of intellectual-property rights of jointly produced torpedoes. The key lever deals with the nature of military funds.
The Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) has awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a contract option worth approximately USD10m to support the Navy's intermediate-level maintenance activities for all MK-48 torpedoes.
M2 EQUITYBITES-April 16, 2014-Lockheed Martin gets USD10m contract to maintain Navy torpedoes
The frigate carries Sting Ray torpedoes that weigh 600lb and have a 100lb warhead to destroy submarines.
Lohr, award-winning screenwriter, essayist and critic, and co-author of the critically acclaimed screenwriting book "Dan O'Bannon's Guide to Screenplay Structure," proudly announces the "launch" of Damn the Torpedoes Entertainment.
The Dastan torpedo plant is the leading defense enterprise of Kyrgyzstan producing torpedoes and other weapons.
Confederate torpedoes; two illustrated 19th century works with new appendices and photographs.