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munition

[myü′nish·ən]
(ordnance)
In a broad sense, any and all supplies and equipment required to conduct offensive or defensive war, including war machines, ammunition, transport, fuel, food, and clothing, but excluding personnel and excluding supplies and equipment for purposes other than for direct military operations.
In a restricted sense, ordnance.
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military operations, where cluster munitions would otherwise have been
CCM or Convention on Cluster Munitions, was adopted on 30 May 2008 in Dublin and was opened for signatures on 03 December 2008.
The ICRC warmly welcomes the adoption of this historic agreement prohibiting the use, production, stockpiling and transfer of cluster munitions. The participating States have confirmed that cluster munitions, which have caused so much loss in decades, are not only morally repugnant, but are now considered illegal.
" The Pakistan military's media wing pointed out that because of their severe impact on non-combatants, the use of cluster munitions is prohibited under the Convention on Cluster Munitions.
To achieve this, unit leaders must ensure accurate forecasting and requirements for both training and combat munitions.
On Wednesday, the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) accused the Coalition of using cluster munitions in strikes on the towns of al-Sha'afa and Hajin, leading to civilian casualties.
It produces nearly all of the explosives (Research Department Explosives [RDX], High Melting Explosive [HMX], and Insensitive Munitions Explosive [IMX]) used for filling munitions.
" Cluster munitions, which are banned by more than 100 countries, present an enormous danger to civilians.
The reporter added that the munitions included T-72 and T-62tank shells, anti-personnel and anti-armor and anti-vehicles and mines, anti--air munitions, as well as machinegun ammo, rocket shells, and RPG rounds.
Ammo promotes branded munitions, including the Jesse James line of munitions and accessories; SHIELD Series munitions for Law Enforcement, stealth subsonic munitions, and the OPS (One Precise Shot) the tactical line of defense line of munitions.
But it is important to remember this context when considering the question of banning cluster munitions.
The High Commissioner's office seems to have taken note of the reports now circulating about Sri Lanka's use of cluster munitions during the war.