war surplus

war surplus

[′wȯr ′sər‚pləs]
(ordnance)
A military article of supply or piece of equipment that has been declared surplus because it is obsolete, unserviceable, or excess to current and reserve military requirements.
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Later, Mick was wearing a big fur parka, it was probably war surplus or something - and another photo just really presented itself.
Warren's 2016 debut album War Surplus used the relationship of an Iraq war veteran and his girlfriend (fictionalized characters, though based partially off her own experiences with her ex-husband) to create an honest conversation about issues related to trauma, recovery, and trust.
I was also expected to fill my tag--the meat was justification for the additional expenses of hunting--and fuel for the worn-out pickup K or war surplus Jeep that was the family hunting vehicle.
In the United States, the Fulbright Act was perceived as the way to guarantee the American taxpayers some return from the war surplus material "lavishly" supplied to the allies (Lebovic 2013, 290).
When the United States of America pulled out in July 1946, the US military created war surplus depots in several locations where trucks, jeeps, generators, and other valuable equipment were deposited.
War surplus made optics affordable and accessible to his fellow optics enthusiasts.
"Dad designed and manufactured a conveyor system, and he used a war surplus forklift to set bales up on the conveyor for weighing and tagging." The system eliminated the need for 16 workers and was so successful the cotton company wanted to buy it and move it to one of its bigger cotton compresses.
The decades immediately following World War II saw war surplus items integrated into civilian use.
It began after World War I as a retailer of American war surplus and evolved to today's international retailer.
Over the last 60 years, the Jewish state has received about $250 billion worth of warplanes and armaments, while the Philippines, at the time the United States had a naval base in Subic, got a trickle plus some Vietnam War surplus warplanes.