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Missiles can range from a rock thrown from a slingshot through a crossbow bolt to a Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile with multiple nuclear warheads.
Missiles are often used in warfare as a means of delivering destructive force (usually a warhead) upon a target.
Missiles with no ability to maneuver are called ballistic missiles (because their motion is governed by the laws of ballistics).
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/mi/Missile.html   (383 words)

 List of missiles: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
A ballistic missile is a missile, usually with no wings or fins, with a prescribed course that cannot be altered after the missile has burned its fuel, whereafter...
An intercontinental ballistic missile, or icbm, is a long-range ballistic missile using a ballistic trajectory involving a significant ascent and descent,...
A shoulder-launched missile weapon is a weapon that fires a rocket-propelled missile at a target, yet is small enough to be carried by one man, and fired...
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/l/li/list_of_missiles.htm   (4460 words)

 List of missiles - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
R-46 orbital launcher and intercontinental ballistic missile (Russia; Cold War)
RT-2PM Topol intercontinental ballistic missile (Russia; Modern)(SS-25 Sickle)
RT-23 Molodets intercontinental ballistic missile (Russia; Modern) (SS-24 Scalpel)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_missiles   (1200 words)

 List of World War II guided missiles of Germany - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
During World War II, Germany developed many missile systems, some of which were extremely advanced.
These included the first cruise missile, the first short-range ballistic missile, the first guided surface-to-air missiles, and the first anti-ship missiles.
X-4 missile (anti-tank variants of this were also designed, such as the X-7 and X-10)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/German_missiles_of_WW2   (171 words)

On-site inspections are required to ensure that all missiles that require monitoring have been declared by Iraq and that the facilities are not involved in proscribed activities such as training for the use of proscribed missiles.
The objective of monitoring operational missiles is to ensure that they are not modified for proscribed purposes, for example to extend their ranges over the non-prohibited limit of 150 kilometres or to modify them for the delivery of chemical or biological warfare agents.
Missile technologies are limited to a few countries, the number of personnel involved in relevant industries is relatively small, generally over-employed, and very well paid.
cns.miis.edu /research/iraq/ucreport/mon_miss.htm   (7680 words)

 R-12 Dvina - Voyager, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
The R-12 Dvina was a theatre ballistic missile developed and deployed by the Soviet Union during the Cold War.
This single stage missile, powered by a storable, liquid propellants, was officially introduced into the Soviet arsenal in March 1959.
The missile began to be phased out in 1978, to be replaced by the RT-21M Pioneer (NATO reporting name SS-20).
www.voyager.in /SS-4   (229 words)

 Who will be on the list?
Missiles could be the determining factor of whether bases in Minot or Grand Forks make the Base Realignment and Closure list that will be announced today.
The list, which is the secretary of defense's recommendations to the Base Realignment and Closure Commission, is expected to be announced to the public at 9:30 a.m.
The Grand Forks missiles were placed in launch facilities controlled by Malmstrom that were left vacant after Minuteman II missiles in Malmstrom were removed as part of the military's plan to upgrade the Minuteman II missiles to Minuteman III missiles.
www.bismarcktribune.com /articles/2005/05/13/news/topnews/top01.txt   (1088 words)

 Site Contents at the free Online Encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
List of military aircraft of the Soviet Union and the CIS
List of military aircraft of the United States
List of monasteries dissolved by Henry VIII of England
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /index_194.html   (149 words)

 Agni missile - QuickSeek Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
The Agni missile (named after Agni, the god of fire) is an IRBM developed under the IGMDP by India.
It was first tested at the Interim Test Range in Chandipur in 1989, and is capable of carrying a conventional payload of 1000 kg (2,200 lb) or a nuclear warhead.
Agni III is the third in the Agni series of missiles.
agni.quickseek.com   (192 words)

 Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Missiles reported to be in development are listed in italics.
A ballistic missile is one whose payload reaches its target by way of an initial powered boost and then a free flight along a high arcing trajectory.
Part of the flight of longer-range ballistic missiles may occur outside the atmosphere and involve the "reentry" of a warhead or the missile.
www.carnegieendowment.org /npp/ballisticmissilechart.cfm   (803 words)

 R-1 - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
The R-1 was the first ballistic missile built by the Soviet Union.
The R-1 was a direct derivation of Germany's V-2 rocket of World War II.
You can find it there under the keyword R-2 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/R-2)The list of previous authors is available here: version history (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=R-2andaction=history).
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/R-2   (157 words)

 sociology - BGM-109 Tomahawk
The Tomahawk Land Attack Missile (TLAM) is a long-range, all-weather, subsonic cruise missile with stubby wings.
Each missile is stored and launched from a pressurized canister that protects it during transportation and storage and acts as a launch tube.
The missile is launched and steered for the first few seconds of flight by a solid fuel booster with steering vanes in its exhaust.
www.aboutsociology.com /sociology/Tomahawk_missiles   (762 words)

 The Raw Story » U.S. expands list of lost missiles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
American intelligence has tripled their estimate of shoulder-fired surface-to-air missile systems believed to be missing worldwide, determining that at least 4,000 of the weapons in Iraq’s prewar arsenals cannot be accounted for, government officials told the (registration-restricted)
The new estimate of a larger number of the missile systems was discussed at a classified Defense Intelligence Agency conference in Alabama this week, the officials said.
The shelf life of the missiles can vary, with battery life depending on the conditions under which they are stored.
rawstory.bluelemur.com /index.php?p=90   (594 words)

 Supreme Ruler 2010 by BattleGoat Studios   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
By selecting the region in the lower right panel and selecting the missile desired, a quantity can be specified and added to inventory in the middle panel of this section.
The list of missiles in the lower left is filtered according the platform selectors above the list and by the filter options on the right side of the section.
Once the economy is balanced and the stock of goods and missiles set to the desired levels you can move on to Session 6 of the Mapeditor Workshop.
www.supremeruler2010.com /tutorial_mapdesign5.php?page=2   (330 words)

 The RT 21M Pioneer was a medium range ballistic missile ballistic...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
The "RT-21M "Pioneer" was a medium-range ballistic missile ballistic missile with a nuclear warhead nuclear warhead deployed by the Soviet Union Soviet Union from 1976 to 1988.
Initially the missile was fitted with a single 1 MT MT, 1.6 ton warhead, later models could take one warhead or two and from 1980 three MIRV MIRV'd 150 KT devices.
It was intended to replace, or augment, the R-12 (SS-4 SS-4 "Sandal") and R-14 (SS-5 SS-5 "Skean") missiles deployed from 1958 and 1961 respectively in the USSR and Warsaw Pact Warsaw Pact states.
www.biodatabase.de /SS-20   (347 words)

 unsaved:///newpage8.htm   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
The release of the Cox report on Chinese theft of American nuclear warhead and missile technology serves as a grim reminder of the growing threat of missile attack against the United States.
I co-sponsored the National Missile Defense Act of 1999---passed overwhelmingly by the U.S. Senate earlier this year---that will establish a national policy to deploy a missile defense for the United States as soon as possible.
The National Missile Defense Act of 1999 establishes a policy to deploy a missile defense for the United States, a policy that does not now exist.
www.senate.gov /~fitzgerald/writings/990527missiledef.htm   (683 words)

 NTI: Country Overviews: Iran: Missile Chronology
The list includes 424 Phoenix missiles sold for $202.3 million; 2,500 Maverick missiles sold for $57.4 million; 2,205 Hawk missiles sold for $315.3 million; and 26,266 TOW missiles sold for $90.5 million.
Some of the items included on the list are cluster bomb units, laser-guided bombs, and other air-to-ground munitions worth $26.6 million; 8,656 Dragon anti-tank missiles worth $33 million; a battery of improved HAWK SAMs and three air defense radar units worth a total of $20.8 million.
B program is most likely on the agenda, and thus, Iran decides to reach an agreement on missile technology exchange between the two countries and to help finance the missile program with the option of buying them once they are ready for the market.
www.nti.org /e_research/profiles/Iran/Missile/1788.html   (6752 words)

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The list was supposed to plant a red flag on the heads of secret missile makers by naming them, and thus deny them U.S. exports.
The new list is only the truncated remains of a longer draft that Commerce was poised to publish in 1991.
The new list also drops Argentina, whose medium-range Condor II missile was included on the 1991 draft.
www.wisconsinproject.org /pubs/reports/1992/missiles-toodang.html   (2018 words)

 Strela 2 -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
The SA-7 is a tail-chase missile system and its effectiveness depends on its ability to lock onto the heat source of low-flying fixed and rotary-wing aircraft.
However, as the Strela-2 proved to be considerably smaller and lighter system, the specifications of the Strela-1 were changed, calling for a heavier vehicle-mounted missile of higher performance to support the ZSU-23-4 gun systems in the regimental air defence role.
At least some technical documentation on the Strela-1 system is known to have been passed to the CIA by the Polish Colonel Ryszard Kuklinski.
psychcentral.com /psypsych/SA-7   (758 words)

 Missiles - North Korea Special Weapons
North Korea is not believed to currently possess a functional version of this missile, but both North Korea and Iran (Shahab-5) are believed to be working towards a missile with these capabilities.
Many of the ranges suggested for the yet-to-fly missile systems are based on mathematical models relying on what little data has been made public.
The large ranges suggested by some of these studies do not necessarily imply likely ranges for an armed missile in the near future, rather they often attempt to extrapolate a maximum possible range for a given design, so as to come up with a worst-case scenario.
www.fas.org /nuke/guide/dprk/missile   (226 words)

 Hon. Don Young (Alaska - at large) Press Release
Not only do the Russian’s and the Chinese have ballistic missile arsenals that are capable of reaching the United States, but so do a growing number of countries that are hostile to the United States interests such as North Korea, Iran and Iraq.
However, emerging ballistic missile systems can potentially kill tens of thousands, or even millions of Americans depending on warhead, and the intended target.
A list titled “Ballistic Missiles Of The World,” Appendix A, from the Ballistic Missile Threat Handbook, written by Jack Spencer.
donyoung.house.gov /PressRelease.aspx?NewsID=1473   (495 words)

 IRIS-T - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
IRIS-T (Infra Red Imaging System Tail/Thrust Vector-Controlled) is a German-led program to develop a short-range air-to-air missile to replace the AIM-9 Sidewinder.
In the 1980s, Germany was a partner with the UK in the ASRAAM program.
You can find it there under the keyword IRIS-T (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IRIS-T)The list of previous authors is available here: version history (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=IRIS-Tandaction=history).
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/IRIS-T   (285 words)

 Category:Guided missiles - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Guided missiles are military rockets equipped with some form of post-launch guidance.
The main article for this category is Guided missiles.
There are 17 subcategories shown below (more may be shown on subsequent pages).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Category:Guided_missiles   (88 words)

 The SA 7 GRAIL or Strela 2 #1089 #1090 #1088 #1077...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
The "SA-7 GRAIL" or "Strela-2" (стрела - "arrow") is a man-portable, shoulder-fired, low-altitude surface-to-air missile surface-to-air missile (SAM) system similar to the US Army US Army REDEYE REDEYE, with a high explosive warhead warhead and passive infrared infrared homing guidance.
Although the SA-7 is limited in range, speed, and altitude, it forces enemy pilots to fly above minimum radar radar limitations which results in detection and vulnerability to air defence system air defence systems.
The SA-7 is a tail-chase missile system tail-chase missile system and its effectiveness depends on its ability to lock onto the heat source of low-flying fixed and rotary-wing aircraft.
www.biodatabase.de /SA-7   (189 words)

 Common Ground Common Sense
missile systems, and that fewer than a third had been recovered.
Many of the older missiles are militarily obsolete and
It is not known how many of the missiles may have been fired
www.commongroundcommonsense.org /forums/index.php?showtopic=1491   (1144 words)

 New Missile Threats: North Korea, Iran, Iraq   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
Ballistic missiles remain a central element in the military arsenals of nations around the globe.
The proliferation of missile technology and components continues, contributing to the production of short- and medium-range ballistic missiles and even some with a longer range.
Emerging ballistic missile states, according to the report, continue to increase the range, reliability, and accuracy of the missile systems in their inventories.
www.newsmax.com /archives/articles/2002/1/9/175131.shtml   (738 words)

 CNN Student News - U.S. releases ship carrying Scud missiles - December 12, 2002
The Yemeni government said it had bought the missiles from North Korea and promised that the weapons would not fall into anyone else's hands.
According to a Spanish official, the Spanish crew that boarded the ship found a 25-page declaration of cargo on board that did not list Yemen as a destination and did not list Scud missiles as among its cargo.
The U.S. was also assured that this shipment of Scud missiles was the last in a group of such shipments that dates back several years.
edition.cnn.com /2002/fyi/news/12/11/scud   (510 words)

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