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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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The spokesman said that police were investigating "potential rearms and other offences".
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.
And one of the intentions is to have a break, a pause, I think, so that your own proxies - the American, Turkish, Saudi proxies - can regroup, can rearm and prepare," he therefore suggested.
e presence of rearms ocers can be upsetting but given the nature of the oence we are investigating this was a necessary precaution.
However the 20yearold was locked up for four months after admitting possessing a disguised rearm.
BEIRUT: 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.
Russian troops are likely to stay inside the Georgian rebel regions of Abkhazia and South Ossetia for a "long time" and Georgia must not be allowed to rearm, Russia's foreign minister said yesterday.
It is possible to disarm alarms as a result of card access and to automatically rearm them when activity levels indicate that a building is unoccupied.
The scheme enriched Saddam Hussein's cronies, eroded sanctions, and helped the dictator rearm.
Our job was to service, rearm and refuel incoming planes from England.
The aircraft can also return to the nearby forward operating base or ship to rearm and refuel, then return to the battlefield.
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.