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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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"Ocers entered the at in Mitchell Court and arrested one man on suspicion of rearms and drugs oences, and assault.
But she has a long political future ahead of her, most immediately as the junior senator from New York, and a responsibility to her party to concede defeat gracefully and rearm for another good fight.
A police spokesman said the move follows Jackley's arrest in Vermont in connection with alleged rearms and driving offences, and the discovery of the suspect package on the Worcester campus.
They dispute my hypothetical assertion that the respotting of the torpedo planes on the flight decks of Akagi and Kaga could have begun at 0920 had they been rearmed with torpedoes (which I contend would have been possible had the rearming operation been reversed at 0745, as has been claimed).
Barbara Miner is Managing Editor of Rethinking Schools (www.rethinking schools.org), an education rearm journal based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
In relevant remarks late last month, former MI6 agent and EU foreign policy adviser Alastair Crooke said the cessation of hostilities in Syria almost certainly does not mean the end of the Syrian war, as US, Turkish and Saudi proxies are using the timeout to regroup, rearm and prepare.
Det Insp Ian ornes, of Hudders-eld CID, said: "Police investigating the discharge of a rearm at an address on Hammond Street in the Hillhouse area of Hudderseld carried out searches at properties overnight Wednesday into ursday in Crosland Moor and Fartown.
A court heard Gardner was stunned when told the weapon was classed as a rearm and he was facing a mandatory minimum sentence of ve years.
South Wales Police last night had a man in custody and a force spokesman conrmed a man "was taken hostage inside a public area of the building by another man who was in possession of a rearm".
Summary: Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea said Monday the fall of the state would force groups to rearm, but added that the state remained his primary choice.
But a spokesman for Israel's PM Ehud Olmert, said the government was "not interested in some form of temporary ceasefire that will only allow Hamas to rearm and that will end with another rocket barrage on Israel".