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noun as in munitions

noun as in ordnance

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That means the F-35 will be almost entirely reliant on long-range air-to-air missiles.

It will still carry a pair of Raytheon AIM-120 AMRAAM long-range air-to-air missiles and a pair of bombs.

He hesitates when I ask him about the target of the other missiles.

Where these laser-like missiles are falling out of the sky onto a city and you have to stop each of them from hitting the targets?

The Raptor carries six AMRAAMs and two shorter range AIM-9 Sidewinder missiles inside its weapons bays.

The wind sang in his ears, and rock, bush, and stunted tree flashed by like so many missiles hurled at him by a giant hand.

But they came up too late to catch the Whites, who had crossed the ditch and were sheltered from their missiles.

All the books were to be collected, either to serve as missiles, or to be burned; that was not quite settled.

Next morning he stationed ships supplied with missiles of every sort, all along the seaboard, under the command ofThe assault.

Besides, their missiles were beginning to fall short; and the number of men they had lost greatly disheartened them.


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On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to missiles, such as: ammo, armament, arsenal, bombs, bullets, and explosives.

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