IRBM

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IRBMIntermediate-Range Ballistic Missile
IRBMIntegrated River Basin Management
IRBMIntegrated Results Based Management System (Malaysia)
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A) provide protection against medium- and intermediate-range ballistic missile threats consistent with NATO policy and the phased, adapted approach for missile defense announced on September 17, 2009; and
The US Missile Defense Agency conducted a successful intermediate-range ballistic missile intercept test using the THAAD system earlier this month.
North Korea said on Monday it had successfully tested an intermediate-range ballistic missile, confirming reliable late-stage guidance of the warhead, indicating further advances in its ambition to be able to reach the United States.
Navy ships as part of Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense system, designed to counter short-to intermediate-range ballistic missile threats.
According to WAM, experts believe North Korea attempted to launch an intermediate-range ballistic missile on Friday in defiance of the UN sanctions.
The defence ministry also plans to purchase three SH-60K patrol helicopters and to add a battery for an intermediate-range ballistic missile system, he said.
He also expressed concern about North Korea's alleged missile development cooperation with Iran, citing Tehran's reported purchase of a new intermediate-range ballistic missile Pyongyang is developing.
In passing, Van Riper makes mention of the Thor intermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM), but neglects to point out that the missile was developed and fielded by the U.
It also fired an intermediate-range ballistic missile over Japan in the mid-September.
html) successfully tested its Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) against an intermediate-range ballistic missile in the Pacific Ocean.
It appears to have not only demonstrated an intermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM) that might enable them to reliably strike the US base at Guam, but more importantly, may represent a substantial advance to developing an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM)," it said.
Raytheon said, SM-3 defense weapons are designed to intercept short- to intermediate-range ballistic missile targets in space with an exoatmospheric kill vehicle.
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