missile defense system

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Related to missile defense system: Ballistic Missile Defense
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Noun1.missile defense system - naval weaponry providing a defense systemmissile defense system - naval weaponry providing a defense system
naval weaponry - weaponry for warships
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Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system intercepted Wednesday night three missiles fired at the southern resort city of Eilat.
Indeed, technically, any missile defense system -- including the Chinese -- can be connected to the NATO system.
To deny their use to Washington for the purposes of the proposed missile defense system would impose strains on the whole defense relationship.
Many experts say the missile defense system is aimed at dealing with possible ballistic missile attacks by North Korea in close cooperation with the United States.
ANKARA, Oct 13, 2010 (TUR) -- Turkish foreign minister on Tuesday said he was set to leave for Brussels to discuss NATO plans to set up a United States missile defense system based in Europe.
The goal of the Missile Defense Agency is to build an integrated, layered ballistic missile defense system that incorporates land-, sea-, and air-based defenses to protect the U.S.
The missile defense system is to help deal with these threats.
Noting that the US will continue to work with Turkey on mutual security interests, Hagel said, "Each nation has its own decision making process," regarding Turkey's decision to favor China Precision Machinery Import-Export Corporation's (CPMIEC) FD-2000 missile defense system over more expensive rival systems from Russian, US and European firms.
New Israeli Arrow Missile Defense System Is Tested off Californian Coast
-- a NATO member and part of European missile defense system -- has 6,970 nuclear weapons.
Because the Republicans' costly missile defense system probably won't be

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