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Microsoft also plans to help SpaceX develop a defense system for the federal government that is capable of detecting and tracking ballistic, cruise, and hypersonic missiles.Microsoft partners with SpaceX on new push beyond the stratosphere|jonathanvanian2015|October 20, 2020|Fortune
Meanwhile, Max Schrems, an Austrian activist, is hurling David-like missiles at tech giants, challenging them in the courts to keep people’s data safe and secure.Fortune’s 40 Under 40 honorees in tech defy the pandemic|rhhackettfortune|September 2, 2020|Fortune
The potential applications of this new missile guidance system for cells are only just starting to be explored.
In essence, they crucially filled the gap of mobile-missile contingents in many Crusader armies, and thus were considered invaluable to many military actions during the Crusades.History of the Crusades: Origins, Politics, and Crusaders|Dattatreya Mandal|March 23, 2020|Realm of History
We’ve wanted to prevent them from developing more and more capable ballistic missiles.
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
British Dictionary definitions for missile
- a rocket-propelled weapon that flies either in a fixed trajectory (ballistic missile) or in a trajectory that can be controlled during flight (guided missile)
- (as modifier)a missile carrier