Definition of air-breathing missile

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air-breathing missile

'air-breathing missile' is an military term. It means '(DOD) A missile with an engine requiring the intake of air for combustion of its fuel, as in a ramjet or turbojet. To be contrasted with the rocket missile, which carries its own oxidizer and can operate beyond the atmosphere'.

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