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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announced that it was withdrawing from the Antiballistic Missile Treaty, in order to build an antimissile defense system to protect itself from a potentially nuclearized Iran.
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 defense system to protect itself from a potentially nuclearized Iran.
25) The latest version of Russian military doctrine, released in 2014, articulates this fear: "The creation and deployment of global strategic antiballistic missile systems that undermines the established global stability and balance of power in nuclear missile capabilities, the implementation of the 'prompt strike' concept, intent to deploy weapons in space and deployment of strategic conventional precision weapons" are among the major foreign threats.
The current SAMP-T missile has proven its value in numerous antiballistic missile tests, the latest one in May 2013.
Other external threats were classified as the destabilization of bordering countries and regions, the deployment of foreign military forces on the territory of Russia's neighbors, and the creation and deployment of global strategic antiballistic missile systems, which refers to NATO's new missile defense system and the Prompt Global Strike Concept of the US.
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.
At the same time, he said, new weapons systems were being developed, including antiballistic missiles, nonnuclear strategic weapon systems, armed drones and LAWS.
Technologies for defending large populations against other nations' aggression, such as antiballistic missiles, generate nonexcludable benefits.
Also, the multiplicity of warheads makes interception by antiballistic missiles more difficult.
Second, instead of the long-range antiballistic missile defense system, the project would take a phased approach and start with short- to mid-range defense missiles that could be launched from land or sea.
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The exercise involves naval maneuvers, submarine detection, live-fire drills and antiballistic missile drills," an unidentified official from the country's Joint Chiefs of Staff was quoted as saying.