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intermediate range ballistic missile

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(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a missile that follows a ballistic trajectory with a medium range, normally of the order of 750–1500 miles. Abbreviation: IRBM
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This book examines Eisenhower's New Look defense policy, its implications, and the decision to deploy Intermediate Range Ballistic Missiles (IRBMs), addressing the concerns of US Army leaders about the New Look policy and the administration's decision to consolidate the Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile program under the US Air Force, showing that Eisenhower did not deviate from his defense policy throughout his term.
The MDA said in a statement that this was "an operational live fire test demonstrating the Aegis Weapon System Engage On Remote capability to track and intercept an Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile (IRBM) target with an Aegis Ashore-launched Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IIA interceptor." MDA Director Sam Greaves said in a statement that "today's successful flight test demonstrated the effectiveness of the European Phased Adaptive Approach Phase 3 architecture." "It also was of great significance to the future of multi-domain missile defense operations and supports a critical initial production acquisition milestone for the SM-3 Block IIA missile program," Greaves added.
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In May, Pyongyang announced that it had successfully tested the Pukguksong-2 intermediate range ballistic missile as a projectile was detected landing in international waters off Japan's east coast.
SEOUL, Rajab 08, 1437, April 15, 2016, SPA -- North Korea attempted to launch an intermediate range ballistic missile off the country's east coast on Friday but the launch failed, South Korea's Yonhap News Agency reported, according to Reuters.
AgniII Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile (IRBM) has already been inducted into the services and today's test was carried out by the specially formed Strategic Forces Command of the Army as part of training exercise with logistic support provided by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), the officials said.
Describing the test of the state-of-the-art missile as fully successful, ITR Director MVKV Prasad said, "It was a user trial conducted by the Army." Agni-II Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile (IRBM) has already been inducted into the services and today's test was carried out by the specially formed Strategic Forces Command of the Army as part of training exercise with logistic support provided by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), the officials said.
RAWALPINDI -- Pakistan on Wednesday conducted a successful launch of the Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile (IRBM) Hatf IV Shaheen-1 Weapon System, said a handout issued by the Inter Services Public Relation (ISPR).
"Pakistan [] successfully conducted the launch of the intermediate range ballistic missile Hatf IV Shaheen-1A weapon system," Pakistan's military said in a statement.
Sources said Agni- II Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile has been inducted into the services and Monday's test was carried out by the Strategic Forces Command of the army with logistic support from various laboratories and personnel of Defence Research and Development Organisation.
Bell said North Korea is also preparing to deploy a new intermediate range ballistic missile that could reach Okinawa, Guam and Alaska, while continuing to develop the long-range missiles.

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