Example sentences for: interceptors

How can you use “interceptors” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The 1972 ABM Treaty permits the United States and Russia to deploy 100 interceptors to defend either a missile field or the national capital.

  • If current plans (beginning with 100 interceptors in Alaska) are implemented, the U.S. must either amend or break its 1972 Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty with Russia.

  • As we pointed out in chapter 1, the military planners assumed that since such aircraft would be coming from overseas; they would have time to identify the target and scramble interceptors.

  • Exercise planners also assumed that the aircraft would originate from outside the United States, allowing time to identify the target and scramble interceptors.

  • The WP describes a "stinging" 40-page report, submitted to Congress by a independent panel appointed by the Defense Department, that criticizes the government for over-optimism about its ability to develop interceptors, or "kill vehicles," that would destroy incoming ballistic missiles by colliding with them at supersonic speed.

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