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  • 1 rocket and missile system — ▪ weapons system Introduction       any of a variety of weapons systems that deliver explosive warheads to their targets by means of rocket propulsion.       Rocket is a general term used broadly to describe a variety of jet propelled missiles… …

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  • 2 Militarisation of space — A ground based interceptor, designed to destroy incoming ICBMs, is lowered into its silo at the missile defence complex at Fort Greely, Alaska, July 22, 2004. The militarisation of space is the placement and development of weaponry and military… …

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  • 3 Multi-agent system — Simple reflex agent Learning agent …

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  • 4 Agni missile system — Infobox Weapon is missile=yes name=Agni I/Agni II/Agni III/Agni IV caption= origin= IND type=Medium Range Ballistic Missile (Agni I) Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile (Agni II, Agni III) Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (Agni IV) used by=… …

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  • 5 National missile defense — This article is about systems to shield an entire country. For the ground based US missile defense system, see Ground Based Midcourse Defense. A Payload Launch Vehicle (PLV) carrying a prototype exoatmospheric kill vehicle is launched from Meck… …

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  • 6 Anti-ballistic missile — An anti ballistic missile (ABM) is a missile designed to counter ballistic missiles (a missile for missile defense). A ballistic missile is used to deliver nuclear, chemical, biological or conventional warheads in a ballistic flight trajectory.… …

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  • 7 LGM-30 Minuteman — Type Intercontinental ballistic missile Service hist …

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  • 8 Military Affairs — ▪ 2009 Introduction        Russia and Georgia fought a short, intense war in 2008, fueling global fears of a new Cold War. On August 7 Georgia launched an aerial bombardment and ground attacks against its breakaway province of South Ossetia.… …

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  • 9 Strategic Defense Initiative — Organization SDIO Agency overview Formed 1984 Dissolved 1993 (renamed) Superseding a …

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  • 10 Defence Research and Development Organisation — Sanskrit: बलस्य मूलं विज्ञानम् Strength s Origin is in Science [1] Agency overvi …

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  • 11 international relations — a branch of political science dealing with the relations between nations. [1970 75] * * * Study of the relations of states with each other and with international organizations and certain subnational entities (e.g., bureaucracies and political… …

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  • 12 radar — /ray dahr/, n. 1. Electronics. a device for determining the presence and location of an object by measuring the time for the echo of a radio wave to return from it and the direction from which it returns. 2. a means or sense of awareness or… …

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  • 13 United States — a republic in the N Western Hemisphere comprising 48 conterminous states, the District of Columbia, and Alaska in North America, and Hawaii in the N Pacific. 267,954,767; conterminous United States, 3,022,387 sq. mi. (7,827,982 sq. km); with… …

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  • 14 Nuclear weapons and the United Kingdom — United Kingdom Nuclear program start date 10 April 1940 First nuclear weapon test 2 October 1952 First fusion weapon test …

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  • 15 MIM-104 Patriot — Patriot system of the German Luftwaffe Type Mobile Surface to air missile system Place of …

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  • 16 Atmospheric reentry — refers to the movement of human made or natural objects as they enter the atmosphere of a planet from outer space, in the case of Earth from an altitude above the edge of space. This article primarily addresses the process of controlled reentry… …

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  • 17 Signals intelligence in modern history — This article is a subset article of the article Signals intelligence, which addresses the unifying conceptual and technical factors and common technologies in this intelligence discipline. This article deals with signals intelligence in the… …

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  • 18 India and weapons of mass destruction — India Nuclear program start date 1967 First nuclear weapon test 18 May 1974 (Smiling Buddha) …

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  • 19 Radar — For other uses, see Radar (disambiguation). A long range radar antenna, known as ALTAIR, used to detect and track space objects in conjunction with ABM testing at the Ronald Reagan Test Site on Kwajalein Atoll …

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  • 20 SM-65 Atlas — Main article: Atlas (rocket family) B 65/SM 65/CGM 16/HGM 16 Atlas Launch of an SM 65A Atlas from LC 12, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, 20 February 1958 Type …

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