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(in legal documents) a saving clause; reservation

salvo

[′sal·vō]
(ordnance)
A simultaneous, or nearly simultaneous, discharge of shots from two or more closely placed guns or launchers against the same target.
The release of several bombs or rocket missiles simultaneously, or in close train, from one or more aircraft, at a single target.
The aggregate of shots, bombs, or rockets so discharged or released.

salvo

i. In air-to-ground armament delivery, firing or releasing all weapons of a type simultaneously, or nearly so. In certain cases, it also means firing or releasing more than one weapon of a type (e.g., a salvo of four rockets, or all rockets fired in salvo).
ii. A simultaneous group of ECM (electronic countermeasures) bursts from dispensed payloads. These ECM loads may not be of the same type.
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The Salvo 12 is offered in four different lengths and subsequent weights from 6.42 inches to over 12 inches long and from 21 to 34.5 ounces, and is built using a modular design consisting of rods and baffles that can be easily dissembled.
The regime strongholds were targeted with tens of Grad missile salvos and barrages of mortar shells in retaliation for the regime bombardment of the northern city Aleppo, it said.
For more information, or to donate online, please visit the Salvos Rural Appeal website www.salvos.org.au/rural or phone 13 72 58.
| GAZA, June 23 (KUNA) -- Palestinian gunners entrenched in Gaza Strip unleashed a fresh salvo of missiles on Saturday targeting southern Israel, a spokesman of the Israeli Army said.
As ACTEW Water transforms to its new identity of Icon Water in the New Year, we ll continue to support great organisations such as the Salvos in a range of ways as we have done for many years.
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.
$2.4 million will be of enormous benefit to the Salvos enabling them to provide more emergency assistance and help people with the rebuilding effort to come.
Indirect effects of a strategic nuclear war are likely to be far more consequential, killing far more people, than would be the direct effects of nuclear salvos lobbed between combatants, says Harwell.
Bonmarche, a UK womenswear retailer, has improved the safety of its loading and unloading operations with the adoption of CASTELL'S Salvo The interlocking drive-away prevention system has been installed on all seven loading bays at the head office, near Wakefield.
The Salvo Truck Dock Interlock System, from Castell International, a manufacturer of safety interlock products in Europe, has now been introduced to the USA.
Industrial safety specialist CASTELL has redesigned Salvo Chock, its interlocking wheel chock, to improve its technical specifications and operational performance.
DockSafe uses Traka's immobiliser system to control access both to the loading bay and Castell's Salvo Susie mechanical locking device.