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ICBM

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Weapons
ICBMICBM /ˌaɪ siː biː ˈem/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 PMW (Intercontinental Ballistic Missile) a missile that can travel very long distances
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ICBMMore recently, Titan 1 and Titan 2 ICBMs have been retired from their role as weapons.So how did Ronald Reagan manage to sell the country on the so far unreachable dream of a defense against ICBMs?At that time the Atlas ICBM was still in flight testing.The third class of strategic targets is hardened ICBM bases.They began a crash program to modernize and strengthen their fleet and to build nuclear weapons with ICBMs to carry them.
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