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  • adjective Referring to weapons designed to attack a naval ship.


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  • A senior defense official called the antiship ballistic missile a "great concern" but added: "They still have a long way to go."

    U.S. Sounds Alarm at China's Military Buildup

  • China is building stealth-fighter aircraft but Washington is more concerned about antiship missiles that could threaten the U.S. Naval fleet in the Pacific and beyond.

    U.S. Won't Cut Forces in Asia

  • Does he have any antiaircraft or antiship capability?

    Gideon’s war

  • This year, China confirmed for the first time that it was developing an antiship ballistic missile that the Pentagon says may already be basically operational and eventually capable of hitting a moving aircraft carrier up to 1,700 miles, or 2,700 kilometers, from China's shores.

    Beijing Launches Its Own GPS Rival

  • Gen. Chen, his Chinese counterpart, broke with precedent by responding to questions about China's carrier and antiship ballistic missile during a joint press conference Monday.

    China Gives Mullen Rare Look at Jet, Sub

  • U.S. officials and experts have long expressed concerns that China's space program has potential military applications, including enhancing its ability to target U.S. aircraft carriers, and other Navy ships, with a recently deployed antiship ballistic missile.

    China, U.S. Use Same Tracking Base

  • Does he have any antiaircraft or antiship capability?

    Gideon’s war

  • Gen. Chen insisted that China's newly developed weaponry—including a "carrier-killing" antiship ballistic missile and an aircraft carrier expected to begin sea trials in August—was only for defensive purposes, but offered no new information on either.

    China and U.S. Spar Over South China Sea

  • The U.S. would have to disable land-based antiship missiles that Iran maintains on the small islands in the strait and on Iran's southern coast.

    U.S. Targets Iran's Central Bank

  • One indication was China's cautious, but nonetheless significant, attempt to respond to U.S. requests for greater transparency about the military technology it is developing—including an aircraft carrier and an antiship ballistic missile—and its strategic ambitions in the region and beyond.

    China Gives Mullen Rare Look at Jet, Sub


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