medium-range ballistic missile


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medium-range ballistic missile

n
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a missile that can carry a nuclear weapon with a range of 800 to 2400 km. Abbreviation: MRBM

medium-range ballistic missile

A ballistic missile with a range capability from about 600 to 1,500 nautical miles.
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