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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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Koepnick Armaments Cooperation Manager Deputy Under Secretary of the Air Force, International Affairs
A high-ranking Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) official said on Monday that the US continued to supply them with arms and delivered 120 trucks loaded with heavy armament and armored vehicles for the Deir Ezzur operation.
National armaments directors told us that they were interested and wanted to hear more."
Army Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center collaborated on the "Barrel Reshaping Initiative" for the M1 Abrams Main Battle Tank.
Colonel Helmut Reda, USAF Chief, Armaments Cooperation Division Deputy Under Secretary of the Air Force, International Affairs
Grigg recalls that in "the third stage of the Freedom From War plan, 'States would retain only those forces, non-nuclear armaments, and establishments required for the purpose of maintaining internal order; they would also support and provide agreed manpower for a UN Peace Force." Stage III further provided that the "manufacture of armaments would be prohibited except for those of agreed types and quantities to be used by the U.N.
Equipping the United States and its allies with sophisticated weaponry, the Air Force Materiel Command's Air Armament Center is responsible for developing, acquiring, testing, deploying, and sustaining all air-delivered weapons.
* Agency in the field of defence capabilities development, research, acquisition, and armaments.
Once again both courses were conducted at the Egyptian Armaments Authority Headquarters m Cairo, Egypt.
The size of the United States armed forces is to be greatly reduced, and treaties and monitoring mechanisms put in place to prepare for the "reduction and eventual elimination of all chemical, biological, and radiological weapons." In the second stage, independent nations will engage in further drastic reductions in armaments and military personnel, even as the United Nations establishes a "permanent international peace force" -- that is, a military of its own.
Prior to the signing of the J & A document, our procurement contracting officer authorized the discussion of how to potentially conduct an alpha contracting process with our prime contractor, General Dynamics Armaments and Technical Products (GDATP), Burlington, Vt., and major subcontractors: General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems in Marion, Ill.; Raytheon in El Segundo, Calif.; and Kaman-Dayron in Orlando, Fla.

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