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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...


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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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