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weapon

any part of an animal that is used to defend itself, to attack prey, etc., such as claws, teeth, horns, or a sting

What does it mean when you dream about a weapon?

Weapons are usually symbols of aggression, either aimed toward, or exhibited by, the dreamer. Weapons may also represent inner struggle and conflict.

weapon

[′wep·ən]
(ordnance)
An instrument of combat, either offensive or defensive, used to destroy, injure, defeat, or threaten an enemy; for example, a gun, bayonet, bomb, or missile.
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56 provides military and law enforcement units with a weapon system possessing all of the advantages of the Corner Shot system, along with the enhanced power and range of 5.
In August of 2003, the secretary of the Air Force and chief of staff of the Air Force signed a memo, commonly called the "PEO Restructure," that reorganized the acquisition structure so both the management and execution of programs for major weapon systems reside with the commander of one of three AFMC product centers.
Steps are being worked to allow F/A-18 Partnership-for-Peace members to become members of NAMSA and possibly creating a weapon system partnership agreement for all F/A-18 users.
BAE Systems will also provide technical services for Tomahawk Land Attack Missile-Nuclear (TLAM-N) Support and Advanced Systems Studies, Strategic Weapon System Underwater Launch Technology Sustainment, TRIDENT II (D5) Life Extension Systems Engineering, and TRIDENT Submarine Operation and Employment Studies.
Unlike traditional approaches to modernizing legacy systems, PBL holistically manages the sustainability and availability of weapon systems.
It is time to expand our critical thinking about the way we procure and support our military's weapon systems with a long-term vision for our future.
weapon systems in the international market place should drive whether the gov ernment or industry delivers concurrent spares.
Viewing the individual warfighter as the nexus of a weapon system contrasts with the Army's traditional focus on equipment and armaments.
Lockheed Martin and the DoD are recommending PBL as the solution, a service agreement that focuses on warfighter-driven total system performance levels and promises to improve performance, including weapon system availability, overall support costs and cost per unit of usage, by creating a business environment that aligns authority, responsibility and incentives within the equipment supply chain.
Picatinny's mission is to research, develop, and integrate advanced armament technologies into weapon systems that meet warfighter needs.
These weapon systems are being positioned in the market as the newest generation of less-lethal weapons suitable for use in a wide range of challenging circumstances, including urban warfare, counter-terrorism, law enforcement, and public security.
This effort has been in response to the DoD 5000 requirement, which states that PMOs will be the total life cycle managers for their weapon systems.

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