missile

01. The Americans and the Russians have agreed on a plan to reduce their arsenal of nuclear [missiles] over the next ten years.
02. Authorities are now saying the airplane that crashed may have been hit with a [missile] fired by terrorists.
03. In the 1960s, China often fired [missiles] filled with propaganda notices at Taiwan.
04. The city of Baghdad was hit with countless [missiles] today on the third day of the Iraqi conflict.
05. Authorities in Britain were called in today to defuse an unexploded Second World War [missile] found completely buried in a marshy field.
06. Canada allows the Americans to test their nuclear cruise [missiles] over Canadian territory.
07. The American trident [missile] can deliver eight 100-kiloton nuclear warheads to a range of 7,400 km.
08. In 1962, the U.S. and the U.S.S.R. came close to war over the Soviet Union's attempts to place nuclear [missiles] in Cuba.
09. During World War II, Germany launched over 1,100 V-2 [missiles] against Great Britain, causing terrible damage.
10. The U.S. is currently working on technology which is intended to allow the military to intercept and destroy enemy [missiles] from space.
11. Martin Luther King maintained that our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power, with the result that we have guided [missiles], and misguided men.
12. The Chinese Embassy was hit by a stray [missile] fired by NATO troops during the conflict in Kosovo in the late 1990s.
13. The Iraqis tried to fire [missiles] at Israel during the Gulf War, but none of them hit their target.
14. Of the 67,500 nuclear [missiles] built since 1951, 8,750 are currently active.
15. Israel fired three [missiles] on Monday at what the military said was a Palestinian arms factory in Gaza City.

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