antiballistic

antiballistic

(ˌæntɪbəˈlɪstɪk)
adj
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) of or relating to defence against ballistic weapons

an•ti•bal•lis•tic

(ˌæn ti bəˈlɪs tɪk, ˌæn taɪ-)

adj.
designed to intercept and destroy ballistic missiles: an antiballistic missile.
[1955–60]
Translations

antiballistic

[ˈæntɪˈbəˈlɪstɪk] adjantibalistico/a
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Meanwhile,Seoul has restarted consultations with Washington over the deployment of the US THAAD antiballistic missile system as well.
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He also launched an arms buildup that included installing missile systems in Western Europe and proposed building an antiballistic missile shield, called the Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI), that would block the USSR's ability to retaliate against the U.
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In that role, he was instrumental in debunking fears of a "missile gap," as well as demonstrating that Soviet radars were not precise enough to support the effective antiballistic missile system the Soviets claimed to have deployed.
He also said that the ministry targets to finish soon the deployment of Maritime Self-Defense Force Aegis destroyers geared with antiballistic missiles and ground-based Patriot Advanced Capability-3 interceptors.
The winds began to change that December, when the US announced that it was withdrawing from the Antiballistic Missile Treaty, in order to build an antimissile defence system to protect itself from a potentially nucleariaed Iran.
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Obama's setting the re-start button meant nothing to Putin, although unilaterally reneging on our promise to provide Poland and the Czech Republic with an antiballistic missile system without concomitant Russian concession did get the Russian leader's attention.