antiballistic missiles

• antiballistic missiles (ABMs) противобаллистические ракеты. Оборонительные ракеты, предназначенные против межконтинентальных баллистических ракет [Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles, ICBMs]. Развёртывание этих ракет было оговорено условиями Договора об ограничении стратегических вооружений [Strategic Arms Limitation Talks, SALT]

США. Лингвострановедческий англо-русский словарь. 2013.

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  • antiballistic missile (ABM) — Weapon designed to intercept and destroy ballistic missiles. Effective ABM systems have been sought since the Cold War, when the nuclear arms race raised the spectre of complete destruction by unstoppable ballistic missiles. In the late 1960s… …   Universalium

  • antiballistic — /an tee beuh lis tik, an tuy /, adj. Mil. designed to detect, intercept, or destroy ballistic missiles: an antiballistic missile. [1955 60; ANTI + BALLISTIC] * * * antiballistic /an ti bə lisˈtik/ adjective (of a missile, etc) designed to destroy …   Useful english dictionary

  • antiballistic — /an tee beuh lis tik, an tuy /, adj. Mil. designed to detect, intercept, or destroy ballistic missiles: an antiballistic missile. [1955 60; ANTI + BALLISTIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • antiballistic — an•ti•bal•lis•tic [[t]ˌæn ti bəˈlɪs tɪk, ˌæn taɪ [/t]] adj. mil designed to intercept and destroy ballistic missiles: an antiballistic missile[/ex] • Etymology: 1955–60 …   From formal English to slang

  • antiballistic missile — noun Date: circa 1959 a missile for intercepting and destroying ballistic missiles …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • antiballistic missile — /ˌæntibəlɪstɪk ˈmɪsaɪl/ (say .anteebuhlistik misuyl) noun a missile designed to intercept and destroy ballistic missiles …   Australian English dictionary

  • antiballistic missile — noun a defensive missile designed to shoot down incoming intercontinental ballistic missiles the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks placed limits on the deployment of ABMs • Syn: ↑ABM • Hypernyms: ↑guided missile …   Useful english dictionary

  • international relations — a branch of political science dealing with the relations between nations. [1970 75] * * * Study of the relations of states with each other and with international organizations and certain subnational entities (e.g., bureaucracies and political… …   Universalium

  • strategy — /strat i jee/, n., pl. strategies. 1. Also, strategics. the science or art of combining and employing the means of war in planning and directing large military movements and operations. 2. the use or an instance of using this science or art. 3.… …   Universalium

  • nuclear weapon — an explosive device whose destructive potential derives from the release of energy that accompanies the splitting or combining of atomic nuclei. [1945 50] * * * or atomic weapon or thermonuclear weapon Bomb or other warhead that derives its force …   Universalium

  • Strategic Arms Limitation Talks — either of two preliminary five year agreements between the U.S. and the Soviet Union for the control of certain nuclear weapons, the first concluded in 1972 (SALT I) and the second drafted in 1979 (SALT II) but not ratified. * * *… …   Universalium


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