clean weapon

clean weapon

[¦klēn ¦wep·ən]
(ordnance)
A nuclear warhead in which the amount of residual radioactivity is comparable to that of a normal weapon which has the same energy yield.
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TAC SHIELD knows having a clean weapon is key to unit readiness and mission accomplishment, which is why they have come out with a wide selection of cleaning products like: Hard Case Cleaning Kits, Field Cleaning Kits, Patches, Chamber Brushes, and more all designed to meet most military and law enforcement needs.
To test the theory that a clean weapon is a functional weapon, Santos said the Iraqis were allowed to fire their weapons before cleaning them.
But even a clean weapon at some point will experience failure, and this should be expected since the weapon is in essence a machine.
While there, they are said to have had endurance training and learned surveillance techniques as well as how to strip and clean weapons.
Clean weapons thoroughly before you take them for gaging or repair.
Leftist daily AS SAFIR Wednesday quoted Hizbullah MP Hassan Fadlallah as saying "there is difference between the honest and clean weapons in hands of Hizbullah to used to liberate the land, and the lethal American-Israeli weapons that are used for aggression and occupation like in Palestine, Lebanon and Afghanistan.
Officials at the Qurban Lines and Qila Gujjar Singh Police Post have complained about the non-availability of equipment required to clean weapons, reports the Daily Times.
SEA WAR: Landing craft passes HMS Albion, top, Lt MacLeod, left, Marines clean weapons, centre, and Rear-Admiral Johnstone-Burt
The WCS-25 was designed with the help of Army armorers to make it faster and easier to clean weapons and safely dispose of contaminants, he said.
Los Alamos research focused initially on using supercritical carbon dioxide to extract a wide variety of hazardous substances from soil and to clean weapons components.