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materiel

[mə¦tir·ē′el]
(ordnance)
Things of all kinds required for the equipment, maintenance, operation, and support of military activities, both combat and noncombat.
In a restricted sense, those things used in combat or logistic support operations, such as weapons, motor vehicles, or special-purpose clothing, as distinguished from items of ordinary use, such as uniforms, food, or medicine.
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In 2014, the Philippines and the US inked Enhanced Defence Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) that would allow increased US troop rotation and access of US troops and war materiel in eight Philippine bases.
After World War I, one of Germany's top military commanders claimed that his country was not beaten by the Allied military but by "pitiless American industry" that was able to mass produce war materiel on a previously unimaginable scale.
Sideeg however said that Sudan has a right to defend itself and noted that the SPLA had recently acquired T-72 tanks and other war materiel from Ukraine.
diplomatic cables show Yemen's president, Ali Abdullah Saleh, unswervingly determined to get more war materiel and cash from the United States.
All is set to launch recovery operations in the areas of Saddar, Karkhana Market, and Jamrud, while a ban on transferring NATO war materiel by private trucks has also been enforced.
With the United States serving as a source of war materiel, money, and volunteers for Mexico's revolutionaries, El Paso became a refuge, a base for propaganda, and a market for the various revolutionary factions' booty.
Gisha attached to its letter documents by state representatives that show that the closure of Gaza was imposed not only to prevent the entry of war materiel but also in an attempt to exert pressure on the Hamas regime by disrupting civilian life in Gaza.
war materiel and many of the soldiers departing Iraq are being redeployed to Afghanistan, where NATO forces are fighting a resurgent Taliban.
Switzerland s exports of war materiel were down by 12 per cent in the first half of the year compared with last year, with a value of SFr292 million ($277 million).
Israel announced on June 20, 2010, that instead of permitting only a small number of items to enter Gaza, it would permit imports of all civilian items except 'weapons and war materiel, including problematic dual-use' items, a move that could significantly increase the variety and quantity of civilian goods entering Gaza, Human Rights Watch said.
The Israel Cabinet's Committee on Security, which met for the second time on Thursday, issued a statement agreeing to liberalize the system by which civilian goods enter Gaza; expand the inflow of materials for civilian projects that are under international supervision and continue existing security procedures to prevent the inflow of weapons and war materiel.
It andrsquo;s unclear whether the Chinese government would allow shipments of war materiel, and the Wakhjir Pass between China and Afghanistan is more than a 4,000km drive from China andrsquo;s major port cities.