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2013-07-08 23:02:27

Discounted market study “The Global Missiles and Missile Defense Systems Market 2013-2023” elaborated by Strategic Defence Intelligence has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. According to the study, North America is expected to be the largest spender on missiles and missile defense systems globally with a share of about 40 percent during the forecast period. London, UK (PRWEB) July 08, 2013 In spite of the budget cuts seen in the U.S., North America is expected to be...

2010-05-19 10:26:00

WASHINGTON, May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Riki Ellison, Founder and Chairman of the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance (MDAA), www.missiledefenseadvocacy.org has commented on the current status of the SM3- system and states that the system is fully capable. Ellison is one of the top foremost lay experts in the field of missile defense in the world. His comments include the following: "The SM-3 Block 1A is certified by the Department of Defense to engage short-range missiles of the SCUD...

2006-07-10 00:46:18

NEW DELHI, India (Reuters) - India's test-firing of its longest-range nuclear-capable missile, the Agni III, was unsuccessful after the projectile crashed into the sea despite a smooth take-off, a defense ministry official said on Monday. The launch of the ballistic Agni, which means "fire" in Sanskrit, took place on Sunday morning from the well-guarded Wheeler island off India's eastern coast. Soon after the launch of the missile, which has a range of more than 3,000 km (1,870...

2006-07-09 02:28:55

BHUBANESWAR, India (Reuters) - India on Sunday test-fired its longest-range nuclear-capable ballistic missile, the Agni III, which can hit targets deep within China, a senior defense ministry official said. The missile, whose name means fire, has a range of more than 3,000 km, and was launched from Wheeler island off the coast of the eastern state of Orissa, the official, who did not wish to be named, told Reuters. The test was successful, he added. Analysts say the successful test...

2006-04-25 12:25:15

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - India's self-imposed moratorium on nuclear weapons testing should assuage doubts U.S. lawmakers may have about passing a civil nuclear deal with the South Asian nation, Indian Minister of Power Sushil Kumar Shinde said on Tuesday. "I'm quite confident of this (congressional approval) because ... India has accepted these principles," Shinde said in an interview. The testing issue has emerged as the latest wrinkle in the sweeping deal which would give India...

2006-03-31 07:31:12

TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iran's Revolutionary Guards on Friday successfully test fired a home-made missile which can evade radar, state television reported. "Iran successfully test fired a home-made Fajr-3 missile," Hossein Salami, a senior Revolutionary Guards commander, was quoted as saying on state television. The missile was tested as part of a week of naval wargames that started on Friday and were due to take place in the Gulf and Sea of Oman. Previous models of the Fajr range of...

2005-08-11 07:59:47

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan tested its first nuclear-capable, ground-launched cruise missile on Thursday without informing rival India in advance, a Pakistani military spokesman said. The Babur missile, which has a range of 500 km (310 miles), was successfully tested, said the spokesman, Major-General Shaukat Sultan. Nuclear rivals Pakistan and India reached an agreement last week to inform each other about missile tests but Sultan said India was not told about Thursday's test as the...


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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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