missile missile  /ˈmɪs əl/


  1. (n) a rocket carrying a warhead of conventional or nuclear explosives; may be ballistic or directed by remote control
  2. (n) a weapon that is forcibly thrown or projected at a targets but is not self-propelled


  1. Air-to-surface tactical missile designed for close air support, interdiction, and defense suppression.
  2. The move will cause concern in Iran, not because of any serious threat to its missiles but because it may coax Moscow into approving sanctions.
  3. An all-weather, over-the-horizon, anti-ship missile system.


  1. Pentagon, Army Say East Coast Missile Defense Site Not Needed

    The Pentagon and Army officials who head missile defense agencies told a Senate committee chairman that a missile interceptor site on the U.S. East Coast isn’t needed to improve U.S. defenses against Iranian missiles.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

  2. Video: F-35 jet fires missile in Air Force test

    The missile firing took place last week about 60 miles northwest of Los Angeles at the Navy’s Point Mugu Sea Test Range after the plane took off from Edwards Air Force Base. It is a milestone that paves the way for targeted launches later this year.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Stars and Stripes

  3. PAC-3 MSE Missile Flight Tested At White Sands

    Dallas TX (SPX) Jun 11, 2013 Lockheed Martin's PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement (MSE) Missile successfully engaged, intercepted and destroyed two different threat representative targets during a flight test at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. The first target engagement involved two PAC-3 MSE Missiles ripple fired against an advanced Tactical Ballistic Missile (TBM) target. The first MSE Missile ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Space War

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  1. "North Korea broke the rules once more by testing a rocket that could be used for a long-range missile," Mr Obama told a crowd in the Czech capital, Prague. "This provocation underscores the need for action - not just this afternoon at the UN...
    on Apr 4, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: BBC News

  2. "America is killing Muslims in Afghanistan and in our tribal areas (with missile strikes), and militants are attacking Pakistan to express anger against the government for supporting America," said Zahid Umar, 25, who frequently visits the shrine.
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: caliph Omar Source: Times of India

  3. US Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Thursday that there were concerns that North Korea might "launch a missile...... in the direction of Hawaii."
    on Jun 19, 2009 By: Robert Gates Source: AFP

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