Ballistic Missile


A ground-to-ground missile launched using rocket propulsion, they travel very long distances with inertia. Types include ICBM, IRBM, and SLBM.

The world's first ballistic missile was the V-2 rocket developed during the Second World War by Nazi Germany.

Some Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles and Submarine Launched Ballistic Missiles have maximum ranges of 12,000 kilometers.