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weapons system

[′wep·ənz ‚sis·təm]
(ordnance)
Two or more instruments of combat operating as a single unit of striking power in military combat; specifically, a system in which two instruments of combat are required to perform a single mission.
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First, it found that the Army and Air Force's failure to obtain technical data rights in procuring certain weapons systems had resulted in problems in sustaining these weapons systems.
This change lessened the influence of other varied organizations in the DoD and respective services from the day-to-day operations of weapons system procurement.
Without the warfighting capability, which the weapons system provides, a pilot is a pilot.
They are a proven, flexible weapons system that has developed a fearsome reputation on the battlefield, not the pages of contractor brochures.
MDTS delivered the first Night Attack Weapons System Trainer to the Marine Corps at U.
WASHINGTON (AFPN) -- The Air Force hopes to be the model within the Department of Defense for how best to procure goods and acquire weapons systems.
We disseminate information within the organization and provide information back throughout the organization and also to our external customers such as the Office of the Secretary of Defense and all of the services and combatant commanders on any issues pertinent to them on weapons system or parts of a weapons system.
Two BAE Systems laser-guided rockets, developed for the Advanced Precision Kill Weapons System II (APKWS II) competition, recently completed successful flight tests at the U.
The name of the new organization will be PMA-280, the Tomahawk Weapons System program office.
The International Programs Directorate at the Naval Inventory Control Point (NAVICP-OF) serves as the Security Assistance Directorate at the Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP 07) and operates in three different, but complementary, environments: supply chain management and secondary item support, foreign military sales, and weapons system management.
Kremer, Deborah and Bill Sain, "Offsets In Weapons System Sales: A Case Study of the Korean Fighter Program", Masters Degree Thesis, Air Force Institute of Technology, Air University, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH, 1992.
The Army's recognition of the soldier as the central component of a weapons system has fundamentally changed the way we develop requirements and procure weapons and equipment.

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