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weapon

Vox populi A man-made or -modified artifice designed to kill or maim. See Biological weapon, Chemical weapon, Safe weapon, Special weapon.
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From 1994, he held several managerial responsibilities in the field of land armaments and electronic and computer systems.
As regard to defensive potential and defense arming, it is absolutely true that NATO`s armament is the armament of the alliance countries.
The division addresses topics that include: armaments and concepts, system integration, weapons, munitions, fire control, ancillary equipment, logistic support and manufacturing.
He covers warlord unification efforts as background to the armaments trade, the Western armaments trade and its control in warlord China, Chinese warlords and the armaments trade, and the ramifications of the Western armaments trade.
The company is a market leader in business aviation; land and expeditionary combat systems, armaments and munitions; shipbuilding and marine systems; and information systems and technologies.
These activities include people-to-people contacts through our personnel exchange programs, as well as armaments cooperation activities that enhance interoperability with our friends and allies.
No other place in the country has the people, facilities, and capabilities to produce air armaments so well.
Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command-Rock Island (TACOM-RI) for help.
Israeli armaments manufacturers are working on newer and better rifles, rockets, tanks (Merkawa 4) and other products.
Asian countries, however, would be unlikely to sit by quietly if Japan were to embark on fortifying its armaments industries.
That intent, he convincingly demonstrates, has much more to do with acquiring a monopoly of power than with eliminating all armaments.
Overall the reader is presented with valuable glimpses into the microcosm of the German war-time armaments industry and the German war economy more generally.

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