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armament

[′är·mə·mənt]
(ordnance)
The weapons of an airplane, tank, ship, or the like or of a unit or organized force.
(Often plural) War equipment, weapons, and supplies.
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At the same time, more effective cooperation and better interoperability can be fostered through more intensive joint efforts in the armaments area in the future.
government has fallen behind other powerful countries, namely China and Russia, in using economic armaments to achieve foreign-policy goals.
Lin added that China's updating and development of its armaments is in line with national needs and interests as well as in conformity with international practice.
These armaments have the potential to address future war-fighting concerns related to anti-access, area-denial and power projection through game-changing and disruptive technological innovation.
Minister Amer al-Khuza'i declared the handing over the armaments due to continued talks and discussions with elements that were convinced to join the national reconciliation process.
Major General Robert Ranquet was commissioned in 1974 as a lieutenant in the Armament Corps of the Defense Procurement Agency (DGA) of the French Ministry of Defense.
Arming the Chinese; the western armaments trade in warlord China, 1920-1928, 2d ed.
SIPRI Yearbook 2010: Armaments, Disarmament and International Security, by Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, Oxford University Press, 2010, ISBN 978-0-19-958112-2, hardback, 580 pages, $185.
Remarks in parliament by the armaments chief suggested deep disagreement over what it will take to fund an aging military that the Kremlin says desperately needs modernisation.
In general, the agency will "pursue and intensify" practical implementation of the complete strategic framework already in place: capabilities development plan (CDP, Europolitics 3569) and three European strategies (research and technology or R&T, armaments, European defence industrial and technological base - 3636).
I hope that some of these Americans are not of the opinion that selling armaments is one way out of the recession that they have created.
The JM&L LCMC is the fourth of the Army Materiel Command's (AMC's) LCMCs, joining the Aviation and Missile LCMC, the Communications-Electronics LCMC, and the TACOM [Tank-automotive and Armaments Command] LCMC.

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