IRBM


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IRBM

abbr.
intermediate-range ballistic missile

IRBM

abbreviation for
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) intermediate range ballistic missile

IRBM

intermediate range ballistic missile.
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The 1,500 nautical-mile IRBM Thor and Jupiter warhead reentry speed would be nearly 15,000 feet per second while the 5,000 nautical mile range ICBM would be nearly 25,000 feet per second.
The company's IRBM target program currently has a contract ceiling of USD 1.
The IRBM target uses the companys Orion family of solid rocket motors, originally designed for the air-launched Pegasus space launch vehicle.
To this point, General Thomas Power recommended axing the IRBM programs, so as to relocate their funds into research and development for ICBMs which had "rendered the IRBMs obsolete.
Country, breed, abbreviation, sampling location and sample size (n) of chickens used in this study Country Breed Abbreviation Sampling location n Turkey Denizli TRD Lalahan Livestock Central 16 Animal Research Institute Denizli Cock Rearing Farm 15 Gerze TRG Lalahan Livestock Central 23 Animal Research Institute Iran White IRWM Kerec Research Institute 23 Marandi Black IRBM Kerec Research Institute 30 Marandi Naked Neck IRNN Kerec Research Institute 22 Common IRCB Kerec Research Institute 23 Breed New IRNH Kerec Research Institute 23 Hampshire Lari IRLR East Azerbaijan Rearing 24 Central West IRWA Urmia Research Institute 23 Azerbaijan Table 2.
However, given its range, the missile does not qualify for the IRBM or ICBM classification that the Defense Minister might have sought.
China does currently possess the nuclear-armed, liquid fueled DF-3/CSS-2 IRBM.
The weapons Reach (in miles) IRBM (SS-5, Skean) 2,800 MRBM (SS-4, Sandal) 1,200 I1-28 (Beagle) 750 SSM (Luna, FKR) 30-100 SA-2 25
IRBM can hit target upto 2,500 kilometres and an ICBM is expected to go upto a range of 5,000 kilometres.
Even the IRBM Agni-V will take a couple of years at least before it becomes operational.
In 1960 the IRBM programme cancelled but the project was immediately replaced by the European Launcher Development Organisation (ELDO), which Britain joined with France Germany to provide a European alternative to the American and Russian monopoly on satellite launchers.
After China demonstrated the successful hit-to-kill interception of a defunct weather satellite in January 2007, using a modified DF-21 IRBM, in February 2008 the United States launched a modified SM-3 ballistic missile interceptor that successfully intercepted and destroyed a defunct reconnaissance satellite whose orbit was decaying into the upper atmosphere.