supporting weapon

supporting weapon

[sə′pȯrd·iŋ ′wep·ən]
(ordnance)
Any weapon used to assist or protect a unit of which it is not an organic part.
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Now that the international civil society has woken up to the horrors of the Saudi use of American bombs and US government complicity in Saudi war crimes, the UN has a duty to exert pressure on Washington and other Western governments to stop supporting weapon sales to the Saudis, as called for by the European Parliament and implemented by some members.
The exercise included field reconnaissance with the use F-16 fighter jets, Cobra helicopters, field applications, the use of live ammunition from various types of major and supporting weapons, tanks, medium artillery, mortars, Javelin missiles and anti-tank weapons.
He added that he also informed the National Prime Minister on "Youth Network for Supporting Weapons Collection" initiated by the Ministry to expand youth participation in the firearms Collection Campaign.
The seminar began with a speechby RNO Commander, Chairman of Maritime SecurityCommittee in which he pointed out that the seminar is the first maritime seminar organized by the Maritime Security Centre since its inception in May 2010, and that they look through it to shed light on some of the topics of interest to the maritime security center and supporting weapons in the implementation of its roles and duties.
The Ministry said in a statement that the units of the Tigris Operations Command represented in the Fifth Infantry Division, the police forces, the popular crowd, Army Aviation and supporting Weapons were able to cleanse the villages of Elbu Issa, Elbu Rayash and Elbu Talha in Salah al-Din.
As a former NCO responsible for supporting weapons qualification ranges and also a captain for a marksmanship team, I've gathered many NSNs for my work.
DoD policy is clear that PBL is the preferred approach for supporting weapons systems.
There have been many first-rate analyses demonstrating that the right to safeguarded enrichment under the NPT is crystal clear aACAo from the Treaty itself, from its negotiating history, and from subsequent practice, with at least a dozen non-weapons states building fuel-cycle infrastructures potentially capable of supporting weapons programs.
The Senate Committee called NIF "a key facility in maintaining nuclear weapons science expertise required for the stockpile stewardship program, and in supporting weapons effects testing."

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