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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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Armament test equipment technology has made significant progress in recent years; while some of this technology has seen limited deployment due to budgetary constraints and long refresh cycles on such equipment, the time has come for a re-examination.
We have reinforced our efforts in the construction of armaments and developed some new weapons accordingly, but compared with world advanced levels, we still lag behind in terms of technical features and quantities," said Lin.
He joined the Directorate for Test and Evaluation Centers in 2000 as the director of the Arcueil Research Center and in the following year was promoted to the rank of brigadier general in the Armament Corps.
Much of this process focused on the preparation of planning documents and justification for new armament systems based upon direct-analysis support to the weapon-systems development programs.
A growing number of LDP members think it necessary for Japan to study the option of nuclear armament due partly to last October's nuclear test by North Korea.
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.
These activities include people-to-people contacts through our personnel exchange programs, as well as armaments cooperation activities that enhance interoperability with our friends and allies.
At the same time, a ferocious economic policy battle was being waged over foreign exchange reserves: Should they be used to buy food imports or raw materials for armament production, the latter being Hitler's primary purpose since he first took office?
coalition, he persists in trying to obtain armaments in order to reemerge as a dominant Arab leader.
Despite the absence of a dynamic scientific research effort caused by the rigors of war, advances continued to be made in aircraft, avionics, armaments and weapons, which presented the maintenance staff with additional challenges.
Contract notice: conduct of training on business and international relations, in the field of armament, for the benefit of staff of the directorate general of armaments and entities supported by the parisian support service of the central administration (spac) in 2 lots lot 1 development and export armament international 2 international knowledge in an armament context