intercontinental ballistic missile
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The future threat would not be bombers, but intercontinental ballistic missiles or missiles launched from submarines.During the Cold War, D.C. was ringed by Nike missile sites. One had an accident.|John Kelly|October 16, 2021|Washington Post
Musk compared the approach to “an intercontinental ballistic missile traveling at Mach 25 that lands,” and said the flights were likely to be all coach, with no toilets or food and the kind of restraints one might expect on a rollercoaster.
The reason pilots would choose to use guns over a bomb or a missile is simple.New U.S. Stealth Jet Can’t Fire Its Gun Until 2019|Dave Majumdar|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We know that the skies are open season for all manner of drone traffic, from missile launchers to beer droppers.
In the later stages of the war, the American-made Stinger missile was introduced and wreaked havoc among the Soviet helicopters.
“I doubt you can solve range and the need for a large magazine with the same missile,” he said.
That means it could take several missile shots to kill an enemy fighter, even for an advanced stealth aircraft like the Raptor.
Yet in doing this they usually seem to have no idea of aim, but toss the missile aimlessly into the air.Man And His Ancestor|Charles Morris
But the latter, who was watching him, dodged the missile, which struck into the wall a few inches from his head.The Border Rifles|Gustave Aimard
But every weapon is uncertain on horseback, and especially every missile weapon, the bow as well as the rifle.Overland|John William De Forest
He covered the towers with rawhide to protect them from any kind of missile.Ten Books on Architecture|Vitruvius
Here the missile is inserted at the breech, according to Your direction.The Worshippers|Damon Francis Knight
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A missile with a long range (five thousand miles or more) that carries nuclear warheads and can be launched from the ground or from submarines. (See also MIRV.)