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theater missile

Definition/Scope: A missile, which may be a ballistic missile, a cruise missile, or an air-to-surface missile (not including short-range, non-nuclear, direct fire missiles, bombs, or rockets such as Maverick or wire-guided missiles), whose target is within a given theater of operation.

Used For:

tactical missiles



Broader Terms:

missiles by operational level*

Narrower Terms:

cruise missile
Tactical Ballistic Missile

Related Terms:

theater missile defense

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