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ABM

Abbreviation for:
activity-based management, see there (Medspeak-UK)
acute bacterial meningitis
adjusted body mass
alveolar basement membrane
autobiographical memory
autologous bone marrow
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A member of PSAC accepted an invitation to testify before Congress about the wisdom of President Nixon's desire to build an antiballistic missile system.
Critics have warned that even this scaled-back approach would violate the 1972 Antiballistic Missile (ABM) Treaty and prompt other countries to ratchet up their own missile programs; last year, the Los Angeles Times reported that, according to a CIA-led intelligence assessment, deploying a missile shield could set off a series of military and political ripple effects, including a nuclear arms race in China, India, Pakistan, and the Middle East.
This interview with 74-year-old inventor and entrepreneur Paul Baran sheds light on the origins of the Internet as well as some of the political/technical considerations that went into antiballistic missile defense at the height of the Cold War.
Worse still, they make it more difficult for the United States and especially Russia to agree on NMD and the future of the Antiballistic Missile (ABM) Treaty.
Peace: Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld threw down the gauntlet when he told the Senate Armed Services Committee that the 1972 Antiballistic Missile Treaty is "ancient history;" all but declaring his attention to destroy it.
Congress launched OTA in 1972 after a slew of acrid debates on topics ranging from the antiballistic missile treaty to DDT to supersonic transport.
The program threatens to scuttle the Antiballistic Missile Treaty, does not work (as the July 2000 test again demonstrated), and will cost, according to CBO estimates, between $60 billion for a modest system and $240 billion for a more robust version.
First, he acknowledged that the rise of rogue states constituted a new threat as defined in the Antiballistic Missile Treaty and needed to be taken into consideration.
35) The regional TMD architecture that the cooperative effort supports is a sea-based missile defense system, specifically a system such as the Navy's NTW which would be deployed within approximately 12 years and provide an antiballistic missile shield with a radius of about 3,000 km.
En cambio, si hay preocupaciones por lo que sucede en Rusia y Corea del Norte, por la relacion con China y un apoyo abierto a la instalacion del sistema nacional de defensa de misiles, aun si ello lleva a la denuncia del Antiballistic Missile Treaty.
64] Moreover, proliferation of ballistic missiles and ballistic-missile defense technology may potentially spiral and create a situation similar to that between Moscow and Washington prior to the signing of the Antiballistic Missile Treaty, to possibly include proliferation of technology such as low-observable reentry vehicles, decoys, chaff, and maneuverable reentry vehicles.