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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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At the prompting of nongovernmental organizations and experts at the United Nations, discussions began earlier this year to address the many technical, legal, military, ethical and societal questions relating to the prospect of lethal autonomous weapons systems being deployed.
In this report, the GAO assessed fifty-two DoD weapons systems on three knowledge-based criteria: (1) the level of technology maturity at the start of development, (23) (2) the level of design and technology maturity at the point of the DoD's design review, (24) and (3) the level of production, design and technology maturity at the point of the production decision.
The B-1B should be the first major weapons system the Air Force eliminates in reaching the desperately needed defense cuts proposed by President Clinton.
This is especially true since it supports three different weapons systems.
Much like a strategic business unit within a large corporation, DCMA ensures that contractors and suppliers deliver weapons systems, services and supplies to the federal customer at the right place, the right time, and for the best price.
The software tools provided by J-MASS will enable users to rapidly build models of weapons systems, threat systems and environmental effects provided by different organizations.
While acquisition governance is about spreading good ideas within the Air Force, transparency is about letting those on the outside know how the Service is purchasing goods, services, and weapons systems.
His active and insightful actions effectively implemented the principles of agile acquisition on the weapons systems assigned to the program office and served as successful examples to other acquisition programs.
Quantifiably, what units purchase supports operational needs and dictates what is developed and what is included in the next generation weapons systems.
NAVY ACCEPTS DELIVERY OF McDONNELL DOUGLAS WEAPONS SYSTEMS TRAINER
It currently manufactures more than 250 different products ranging from body protective gear to blunt impact weapons systems.

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