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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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Iran has made good progress in building different home-made air defense systems.
According to the Russian aviation publication Avia.Pro, this upgraded air defense system will not only replace the Russian-supplied S-300, but also surpass the latter.
Turkey is holding the talks with Italy, as well as with the European defense concern EUROSAM to develop the domestic air defense systems.
In December, Turkey and Russia signed an agreement on a loan to supply S-400 air defense systems.
According to a report published in the newspaper of the (http://redstar.ru/vozdushno-kosmicheskie-sily-vypolnili-pusk-modernizirovannoj-protivorakety-sistemy-pro/?attempt=1) Russian Armed Forces Krasnaya Zvezda , the Kremlin defense forces successfully conducted another test launch of a new modernized missile of the Russian missile defense system, at the Sary-Shagan training range in Kazakhstan.
Raytheon's Integrated Defense Systems business instituted the annual Supplier Excellence Awards program to recognize suppliers who have provided outstanding service and partnership in exceeding customer requirements.
Russian air defense systems have, in fact, been deployed in Syria for years.
Falck Schmidt Defense Systems will be the exclusive global distributor for both military and aerospace power applications.
Georgia defense officials have not disclosed exactly which type of weapons will comprise their planned air defense system.
Critique: The collaborative project of the Panel on Reliability Growth Methods for Defense Systems, the Committee on National Statistics, and the Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, "Reliability Growth: Enhancing Defense System Reliability" is a seminal work that should be required reading for anyone involved in national policy development and implementation.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Opposing statements have come out of Ankara on whether a long-range missile defense system for which Turkey has been conducting negotiations with a Chinese company will be integrated with NATO defense systems, prompting speculation that Turkey's quest to obtain a long-range missile defense system is far from over.

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