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any part of an animal that is used to defend itself, to attack prey, etc., such as claws, teeth, horns, or a sting
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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.

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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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International armaments cooperation is an acknowledged component of the Department of Defense's (DoD's) acquisition strategy.
"The US has supplied us with Hummer armored vehicles and heavy armament for the Deir Ezzur operation, including missiles, infra-red guidance missiles, machine guns, mine throwers, Kalashnikov assault rifles and other ammunition," the SDF source told Sputnik Turkiye on condition of anonymity.
We got broad approval from national armaments directors to press on with it," said Witney, who added that industry would be consulted.
The universal armament interface exemplifies just such a transformation.
The Egyptian Armaments Authority had originally planned for forty students for the SAM-F class and twenty students for the SAM-FE class.
Primary author Liss is the lead systems engineer and project officer for the advanced crew served weapons team at the Armament Research Development and Engineering Center.
Work is progressing on the planned creation next year of an "intergovernmental agency in the field of defence capabilities development, research, acquisition, and armaments" - now given the working title "European Defence Agency" - that was foreseen at the EU Summit in June.
Jindrich Ploch, National Armaments Director of the Ministry of Defense, who also hosted the class social in the Officers' Club on the first evening of the class.
I am confident that in the future, armaments cooperation among the U.S., the U.K., and our friends around the world will build on the strong base we have established in the past and that we will realize even more success in the future.
The Swedish high tech armaments group Saab Bofors Dynamic has won a contract worth four billion Swedish Kronor (Euro 435 million) to deliver light anti-tank weapons to the Swedish and British armed forces.

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