second strike


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second strike

The first counterblow of a war. (Generally associated with nuclear operations.)
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
Translations
Zweitschlag
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As a consequence of her disregard and insolence towards authority, Big Brother issued Tacha her second strike in the game.
Shortly after, a second strike hit the gate of the hospital while medics and civilians were taking those injured inside, Youssef al-Hadri, a spokesman for the Houthi-affiliated Health Ministry, told dpa.
"Second Strike" is a first page to last thriller that could be drawn from tomorrow's headlines.
In the nuclear parleys submarine launched nuclear weapon is viewed the most 'survivable' second strike capability in the event of adversary's devastating first strike.
He said that Babur missile provides Pakistan credible second strike capability and reinforces our policy of minimum deterrence through indigenization and self-reliance.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan on Thursday carried out another successful test of the nuclear-capable Submarine Launched Cruise Missile (SLCM) Babur and claimed to have attained 'Credible Second Strike Capability'.
20 in Marib province and killed two "operatives" of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, CENTCOM said in a press release, adding that the second strike occurred on Sept.
Islamabad: A former top defence ministry official has claimed that Pakistan possesses nuclear second strike capability against India.
That speaks volumes about the importance of throwing the second strike.
But there was real skill about his second strike - which came straight after the restart - as Garner chested down and fired past startled keeper Scott Loach.
The strike action will start at 6.30pm and run until 11.30pm and is the second strike in four weeks, following similar action on Wednesday, September 25.
Summary: An anti-austerity demonstration in Greece has descended into violence, following the country's second strike in a month.