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What does BP stand for?
BP stands for Brilliant Pebbles
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- Brad Pitt (actor)
- Brake Power
- Brass Plum (company/division of Nordstrom)
- Breaching Point
- Break-Up Point
- Breastplate (armor)
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[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Brilliant Pebbles would be small interceptors, a metre in length and weighing about 45 kilograms, that would orbit the earth at an altitude of some 400 kilometres.
Brittain will target the Champion Stakes, which he won with the brilliant Pebbles, and Breeders' Cup Distaff, run on dirt, if Crimplene handles the step up in distance well.
A constellation of small, autonomous, kinetic-energy interceptors, Brilliant Pebbles would detect and destroy ballistic missiles in their boost, postboost, and early midcourse phases of flight.
Her owner-breeder Sheikh Marwan-one of the lesser-known Maktoums-has averaged five horses a season with Brittain since the trainer struck with the brilliant Pebbles at the 1985 Breeders' Cup.