Definitions

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  • proper n. A Soviet-developed ballistic missile.

Etymologies

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The term comes from the NATO reporting name SS-1 Scud which was attached to the missile by Western intelligence agencies.

Examples

  • We will take a look at the Basra area and go up here into the western part of Iraq, they call the Scud box to a couple of air fields called H2 and H3 and then check in on to Tikrit and Mosul.

    CNN Transcript Mar 22, 2003

  • News, video, graphics Israeli officials called Scud missiles "game-changing" armaments that mark a new escalation in the Mideast conflict.

    Syria Gave Scuds to Hezbollah, U.S. Says

  • Getty Images Israeli President Shimon Peres, shown in Paris Tuesday, claimed Syria gave Scud missiles to Hezbollah Israeli officials called Scud missiles "game-changing" armaments that mark a new escalation in the Mideast conflict.

    Syria Gave Scuds to Hezbollah, U.S. Says

  • Â On page 133 there's a solicitation for something called Scud: The Disposable Assassin 6 February.

    Flippin’ through Previews – December 2007 | Comics Should Be Good! @ Comic Book Resources

  • This is the range of what's called the Scud B missile and it can get out to about 300 -- about 180 miles.

    CNN Transcript Oct 14, 2006

  • Paula, next hour, back here we'll talk more about this, and we'll also give you an in-depth look at what's known as a Scud bunker.

    CNN Transcript Feb 13, 2003

  • He was dubbed the Scud Stud and he's a contributing editor of "McLean's Magazine."

    CNN Transcript Mar 29, 2003

  • GRANGE: Yes, the H2, H3 complexes, not only is that in the area of what's known as the Scud box, to go in to try to keep any missiles from being fired into Israel or Jordan or wherever they might fire them, it's also two significant airfields over 8,000 feet long.

    CNN Transcript Mar 22, 2003

  • BLITZER: Let me get back to Senator Shelby and ask about this decision this week, the so-called Scud ship, the ship, the North Korean ship that was bringing Scuds Yemen.

    CNN Transcript Dec 15, 2002

  • Department of State on assistance in scrapping and demilitarizing 9K72 missile systems (NATO reporting name Scud).

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