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Missiles of the world

The rocket (from the Italian rocchetta, a small spindle through it, Rakete or the niker raket) is an aircraft that moves in space due to the action of a reactive thrust that arises only from the rejection of a part of its own mass (working body) and without the use of matter from the environment . Since the flight of a rocket does not require the presence of an ambient air or gas environment, it is possible not only in the atmosphere, but also in a vacuum. The word missile designates a wide range of flying devices from a festive firecracker to a space launch vehicle.

In military terminology, the word missile refers to a class of, as a rule, unmanned aerial vehicles used to defeat remote targets and use the principle of jet propulsion for flight. In connection with the diversified use of missiles in the armed forces, various arms, a wide class of various types of missile weapons was formed.

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Missiles of the world