ammunition depot


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ammunition depot

[‚am·yə′ni·shən ′de‚pō]
(ordnance)
A storage and supply depot for projectiles, bombs, or other ammunition.
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In September, an Ukrainian ArmyAaAaAeA{Es ammunition depot in the city Vinnytsya caught fire, setting off gigantic explosions and forcing the evacuation of about 30,000 people.
Last April, a similar explosion occurred in an ammunition depot belonging to the National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) west of El-Obeid, the capital of North Kordofan killing two people and injuring thirteen others.
According to SHO Sudeep Singh, the unmanned surveillance vehicle crashed during an exercise carried out by IAF ammunition depot officials on Saturday morning around 7.
The ammunition depot is the largest in India and second largest in Asia.
local time at the Central Ammunition Depot, India's biggest ammunition depot, at Pulgaon in the state, following an explosion and then spread quickly.
It said Sukhoi-24M and Sukhoi-25 aircraft had flown eight sorties, hitting an ammunition depot near Idlib as well as a three-storey Islamic State command centre near Hama.
Long Beach Naval Shipyard, California; Naval Ammunition Depot, Guam; Bureau of Supplies and Accounts, Washington, D.
KHYBER AGENCY -- The arms and ammunition depot of military troops located in cantonment area turned into ashes when it caught fire due to power short circuit in the wee hours in Landikotal Tehsil of Khyber Agency; official and local sources informed on Friday.
Farid Shamal, told a television channel the blast happened in the ammunition depot inside the intelligence building but caused no casualties.
Moscow, June 19 (BNA) - Over 30 people sought medical help, 11 were hospitalized and more than 6,000 local residents were evacuated from a village near an ammunition depot in central Russia where a fire caused massive explosions of stored artillery shells, the Russian Emergencies Ministry said.
The Arsenal Kazanlak blast appears to the latest explosion in an ammunition depot in Bulgaria, after on June 5, 2012, a blast in a privately-owned munition facility near the Petolachkata road junction in Sliven killed three employees.
AN EXPLOSION at an ammunition depot in the west of Turkey has killed 25 soldiers.

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