Theatre ballistic missile

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A theatre ballistic missile (TBM) is any ballistic missile with a range less than 3,500 kilometres (2,200 mi),[1] used against targets "in-theatre". Its range is thus between that of tactical and intermediate-range ballistic missiles. The term is a relatively new one, encompassing the former categories of short-range ballistic missile and medium-range ballistic missile.[2] Examples of this type of in-theatre missile are the Soviet RT-15, TR-1 Temp and American PGM-19 Jupiter missile, both from the 1960s.

Specific TBMs

Specific types of TBMs (current, past and under development) include:

See also

References

  1. ^ https://fas.org/nuke/intro/missile/tbm.htm
  2. ^ https://www.armscontrol.org/factsheets/missiles
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