antiballistic missile definition

  • noun:
    • A defensive missile made to intercept and destroy a ballistic missile in flight.
    • a defensive missile made to capture down inbound intercontinental ballistic missiles
    • A defensive missile designed to intercept and destroy a ballistic missile in-flight.
    • a defensive missile made to capture down incoming intercontinental ballistic missiles

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