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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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Experience shows that if it is rearming it is doing so only for the purpose of aggression," he said, acknowledging however there was no evidence of any imminent action.
The prime minister's spokesman expressed confidence that the "international arms embargo" put into place Sunday by European leaders at the summit hosted by Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak in Sharm el-Sheikh would prevent the group from rearming.
At the same time, if the quest for peace failed, Britain needed to buy time in which to rearm, though this inevitably meant giving Germany more time to continue rearming as well.
Reports of Hizbullah rearming are a cause of great concern, posing serious challenges to the sovereignty, stability and independence of Lebanon," Ban said.
These new HDX cutters will further compliment the HDX rearming tool products currently offered by the Sandvik Smith/INROCK team.
While they struggle to find some purpose in American foreign policy in a fractured post-Cold War world, Acheson was presented with the simpler challenge of confronting Joseph Stalin, fighting the Korean War, rearming Western Europe, and stomping on the last flickering embers of American isolationism.
This presumption carries forward the (mistaken) conventional view that the Japanese had spotted their antiship strike force on the flight decks shortly after the initial Midway attack force had taken off and had only briefly moved these antiship strike aircraft below for the purposes of rearming them or recovering the first-strike wave.
Nevertheless, he had to reduce unemployment or he wasn't going to last long enough to begin rearming Germany, a public goal of his since the '20s.
Throughout Lebanon, about 35,000 Syrian troops have remained since the war's end to ensure Damascus' powerful influence over the Hariri government and to prevent the Lebanese militias from rearming themselves.
Moral Re-Armament was launched in 1938 when Europe was rearming.
Hitler denounced the Versailles Treaty on March 16, 1935, and began rearming Germany, including an air force.
New experiments now suggest why: Certain membranes within cells can recycle the vitamin by rearming it with the vital ammunition lost in its defensive salvos.