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weapon system

A total complex of equipment, skills, and techniques which together form an instrument of combat, usually but not necessarily having an air vehicle as its major operational element. A combat aircraft with its support system and equipment forms a weapon system. Similarly, an SAGW (surface-to-air guided weapon) complex includes detection, acquisition, firing, and maintenance elements.
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The prime contractor is now often responsible for integration of an overall system, instead of the government's weapon system program office.
It is these weapon systems, facilities that support and train their forces, and the changing threat within the region that the Saudi Arabian government will examine over the next decade to determine the direction it will take.
Identified components may be subcomponents of currently fielded weapon systems, or they may be associated with design development activities for new weapon systems.
The system provides full remote control of the weapon system via onscreen menus presented on the display.
For turn-in instructions, contact AMCOM's Kevin Williams, weapon system coordinator at DSN 746-3564, (256) 876-3564, or email:
Equally important for supply chain solutions, capability will be obtained to capture all weapon system demands, sales from FMS stock, and CBS procurements for platforms operated by our allies.
The Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) Weapon System detected and intercepted an incoming ballistic missile target using a BAE Systems-built seeker during a Jan.
Chris Swanson, SC, USN, (Gold Star in lieu of Fifth Award), Director of Littoral Integrated Weapon System Team, Naval Supply Systems Command Weapon Systems Support, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, August 2013 to April 2015.

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