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Anti-theater Ballistic Missile

Definition/Scope: Anti-theater Ballistic Missiles are those missiles capable of destroying theater ballistic missiles. The Patriot and AEGIS systems are used by the United States while the Arrow Weapon System in used by Israel.



Acronym:

ATBM

Broader Terms:

AEGIS
Ballistic Missile Defense Program
Israel
missile defense
Theater Air Missile Defense
Theater Ballistic Missile Defense
US Army Missile Defense Command

Narrower Terms:

MIM-104D Patriot (PAC-3)

Related Terms:

active defense
missile defense
passive defense
strategic missile defense systems


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