And, all unsuspected, those missiles
the Martians had fired at us drew earthward, rushing now at a pace of many miles a second through the empty gulf of space, hour by hour and day by day, nearer and nearer.
The twigs and branches hurled at Numa, Tarzan soon realized, did not hurt him greatly even when they struck him, and did not injure him at all, so the ape-man looked about for more effective missiles, nor did he have to look long.
For a half hour they pursued him with rocks and broken branches, and though he dragged his kill into densest thickets, yet they always found a way to reach him with their missiles, giving him no opportunity to feed, and driving him on and on.
He was very savage indeed; but his despoilers were well out of his reach, and after hurling a few taunts and missiles at him they swung away through the trees, fiercely reviling him.
Numa turned to flee, but his way was barred by a fusilade of sharp-cornered missiles, and then, upon the edge of the clearing, great Taug met him with a huge fragment of rock as large as a man's head, and down went the Lord of the Jungle beneath the stunning blow.
So prodigious was the number of the birds that the scattering fire of the guns, with the hurling of missiles
and the cries of the boys, had no other effect than to break off small flocks from the immense masses that continued to dart along the valley, as if the whole of the feathered tribe were pouring through that one pass.
Another and another - a dozen roll up before the thunder of the explosions and the humming of the missiles
reach our ears, and the missiles
themselves come bounding through clouds of dust into our covert, knocking over here and there a man and causing a temporary distraction, a passing thought of self.
713-735) And amongst the foremost Cottus and Briareos and Gyes insatiate for war raised fierce fighting: three hundred rocks, one upon another, they launched from their strong hands and overshadowed the Titans with their missiles
, and buried them beneath the wide-pathed earth, and bound them in bitter chains when they had conquered them by their strength for all their great spirit, as far beneath the earth to Tartarus.
While imitating the movements of his companions, and toiling his way upward with the utmost caution, and not without great inward tribulation, the eye of the naturalist had caught a glimpse of an unknown plant, a few yards above his head, and in a situation more than commonly exposed to the missiles
which the girls were unceasingly hurling in the direction of the assailants.
A Phoenix missile
is 13 feet long, 15 inches in diameter with a wingspan of 36 inches.
The goal of the Missile
Defense Agency is to build an integrated, layered ballistic missile
defense system that incorporates land-, sea-, and air-based defenses to protect the U.
It's because these space capabilities, and the professionals providing them, are an integral part of this nation's missile
During the early 1970s a young physicist, William McCorkle, with the Army Missile
Cmmand's Research, Development, and Engineering Center (RDEC) developed a radically innovative concept for a new anti-tank weapon.
What often causes missiles
to hang up during loading are burrs and corrosion on the inside of the launcher rails.
Their theories range from truck bombs and pre-set on-site explosive charges to remotely controlled aircraft and missile