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Anti-Missile Defense System Under Development By Russia
2012-09-02 06:52:38

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Russia is believed to be developing a sea-based missile and space defense system similar to the US Aegis Combat System (ACS), various media outlets said on Friday. According to RT reports, the system will be "deployed in international waters" and "is expected to become an integral part of the Russian Navy." It will be built (at least in part) by Almaz-Antey, the same company that manufactures the S-400 ℠Triumph´ missile...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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