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Missile defense/Definition

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A definition or brief description of Missile defense.

When a "missile" is considered anything projected, with hostile intent, against a target, the defense problem is far greater than ballistic missile defense, including defense against cruise missiles and counter-rocket, artillery and mortar systems; integrated air defense systems become very complex when facing aircraft, unmanned aerial vehicles, and guided missiles