Ground-based Midcourse Defense Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
ground-based midcourse defense
1.) A surface-to-air ballistic missile defense system for exo-atmospheric midcourse phase interception of long-range ballistic missiles using the ground-based interceptors.
- also called GMD
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Term Classification: operations
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