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rearming

[rē′ärm·iŋ]
(ordnance)
An operation that replenishes the prescribed stores of ammunition, bombs, and other armament items for an aircraft, naval ship, tank, or armored vehicle, including replacement of defective ordnance equipment, in order to make it ready for combat service.
Resetting the fuse on a bomb, or on an artillery, mortar, or rocket projectile, so that it will detonate at the desired time.
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Hyodo states that Japanese aircraft carriers were equipped with enough bomb carts to rearm one-third of the carrier's complement of dive-bombers at a time.
He knew it was an illegal weapon but was surprised it was classed as a rearm and said if he knew it was a rearm, he probably would have handed it in.
e judge was told Ray, who admitted possessing the prohibited rearm, carried out charity work and was currently organising a grand ball for a children's charity.
For its part, the Colombian government has refused to cease military operations during the negotiations, arguing that the left-wing rebels would use the opportunity to rearm.
As for Hizbullah, Baidatz told the ministers that the group "is not gearing up for a conflict, but it will continue trying to target Israeli aircraft and using the calm on the northern border to rearm.
Lavrov told journalists the theme of the discussions would be "ensuring security and stability" in the Caucasus region, and that this meant ensuring that Georgia did not rearm.
I have even been persuaded to concede one point that affects the timing in my scenario for the operation to rearm the torpedo planes and dive-bombers on the Japanese carriers.
It will allege that last summer, some of the most senior IRA members were plotting to rearm the group with a vast array of handguns and high- powered ammunition.
Singapore's elder statesman Lee Kuan Yew reiterated late Sunday that Japan should not rearm beyond its security alliance with the United States.
ReArm was developed specifically for the revenue management requirements of regional and national jet airlines.
Cleveland Police has conrmed it is no longer looking into a suspected rearm incident in which a shotgun had reportedly been red at a door.
Armed response ocers rushed to Cannock yesterday after they were alerted a man was in possession of a rearm in the busy shopping district.