medium-range ballistic missile


Also found in: Acronyms, Wikipedia.

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.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
"We're aware of reports that Iran conducted a medium-range ballistic missile test in recent days," Mark Toner, deputy spokesman for the State Department, told (http://www.ibtimes.com/will-us-go-war-2017-iranian-ballistic-missile-launch-prompts-strong-condemnation-2483993) International Business Times in an email on Jan.
With this test, BAE Systems THD seeker has now successfully engaged short- and medium-range ballistic missile targets.
The agency quoted military experts as saying North Korea may launch a medium-range ballistic missile with a range of about 3,500 kilometers under the pretext of launching satellites.
"This provocative barrage follows a number of short-range and medium-range ballistic missile launches, threats to conduct nuclear tests and other provocative statements that we''''ve seen over the past several weeks," Harf noted.
''This is in response to North Korean test-firing of a medium-range ballistic missile over Japan earlier this week,'' it said.
The report said North Korea has developed and deployed the Rodong medium-range ballistic missile, which has a range of 1,300 kilometers using a scaled-up Scud engine.
The DF-17, a medium-range ballistic missile, was the first HGV to be tested in the world, which would eventually be operational.
Al Houthi television Al Masirah reported that the extremists had fired an explosive drone and a medium-range ballistic missile at the camp.
Their official channel Al Masirah TV said the Iran-aligned movement had launched a medium-range ballistic missile and an armed drone at the military parade.
His remarks came after an unnamed US official told Fox News that Iran had test-fired a Shahab-3 medium-range ballistic missile.
The announcement of the Arrow 3's success comes just days after a US official told Fox News that Iran successfully test-fired its Shahab 3, a medium-range ballistic missile, which flew more than 600 miles.
Washington said last week that Iran appeared to have tested a medium-range ballistic missile that flew about 1,000 km (620 miles).

Full browser ?