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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.
Reports of Hizbullah rearming are a cause of great concern, posing serious challenges to the sovereignty, stability and independence of Lebanon," Ban said.
75), "It should thus be apparent that if the rearming operation was reversed at this point--at 0745--it would not have taken much time to restore the torpedoes on half the planes from which they had been removed and respot all the planes on the flight decks of the two carriers, perhaps only about thirty minutes.
Moral Re-Armament was launched in 1938 when Europe was rearming.
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.
Fortifying oneself by outside intervention and ISIL-Nusra terrorism is counterproductive for they are the other side of the Zionist coin, and all must rally in support of rearming the military as guarantors of security and stability, he concluded.
He reported that Israelis expressed to him their "frustration regarding the situation in south Lebanon, where Israel believes that Hizbullah is rearming in a very alarming way," the daily said.
Wood said the purpose is to consult with regional leaders on a range of issues, including facilitating a means of containing smuggling into Gaza in order to prevent the rearming of Hamas, the Islamist movement that rules Gaza.
It would also include occupying a narrow strip of land on the border with Egypt and destroying smuggling tunnels in a bid to prevent Hamas from rearming.
The outline calls for a halt to fighting as well as a drive to prevent Hamas from rearming - Israel's key condition.
However, Israeli officials have repeatedly complained that the presence of the peacekeepers and the deployment of the Lebanese Army to southern Lebanon in August 2006 have failed to prevent Hizbullah from rearming.