multiple independently targetable reentry vehicle


noun Military.

a reentry vehicle that breaks up into several nuclear warheads, each capable of reaching a different target. Abbreviation: MIRV, M.I.R.V.

Nearby words

  1. multiple factor,
  2. multiple factors,
  3. multiple fission,
  4. multiple fracture,
  5. multiple fruit,
  6. multiple independently targeted re-entry vehicle,
  7. multiple integral,
  8. multiple lentigines syndrome,
  9. multiple listing,
  10. multiple mirror telescope

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