exocet : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a guided missile developed by the French government for use against ships
- Kenneth Pollack in Independent Online
By 1982, Iraq accounted for 40 percent of French arms exports,wrote Pollack. "Paris sold Baghdad a wide range of weapons, including armoured vehicles, air defence radars, surface-to-air missiles, Mirage fighters, and Exocet anti-ship...
- Andy Burnham in Times Online
In response to suggestions by Lord Lipsey, a former member of the Royal Commission on Long-Term Care, that the plan amounted to "an admiral firing an Exocet into his own flagship", Mr Burnham said: "The Bill is about providing help to the...
- Neil Warnock in Telegraph.co.uk
Phil Ifill got them off to a flier with a shot that, Warnock said, went in "like an Exocet".