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small arm

[′smȯl ′ärm]
(ordnance)
A gun of small character; includes such hand and shoulder weapons as pistols, carbines, rifles, and shotguns.
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Then they came all close in a ring, and fired a volley of their small arms, which indeed we heard, and the echoes made the woods ring.
Any small arm may be inspected/gaged on a more frequent basis.
The historical small arms collection in the Bait ar Rudaydah Centre of Excellence in Birkat al Mauz is expected to open for the public next year.
SPEAKER of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has called for the enactment of laws which would combat the proliferation of small arms across the West African sub-region.
Abdul-Rahman Al-Sadiq Al-Mahdi has underscored importance of completion of organizational structure of the Sub-regional Small Arms Control Mechanism as it is one of regional mechanisms set to curb proliferation of weapons.
While there are no definite plans yet to purchase Russian small arms, I believe this briefing can be very useful in any comprehensive assessment of how to address our country's defense needs,' Philippine Ambassador to Russia Carlos D.
Small Arms Market by End User (Military, Law Enforcement, Hunting, Sports, Self-defense), Type (Pistol, Revolver, Rifle, Machine Gun, Shotgun), Caliber (5.
Some 1,000 small arms are profiled from around the world and across history in The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Small Arms From Hand Cannons to Automatic Weapons, with good-sized color illustrations accompany historical discussions of weapons development and their unique brands and attributes.
China, Turkey and the Czech Republic have joined the list of the world's top exporters of small arms, which is led by the United States, according to the latest UN figures.
When Small Arms Limited reached the pinnacle of production in 1943, more than 60 per cent of its 5,500 employees were female.

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