arms industry

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Related to Arms dealing: Arms dealer, Arms sales, Arms trade
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Noun1.arms industry - an industry that manufacturers weapons of wararms industry - an industry that manufacturers weapons of war
industry - the people or companies engaged in a particular kind of commercial enterprise; "each industry has its own trade publications"
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Pillion riding and arms dealing would remain banned from 8th to 10th Muharram while ban on wall chalking, unnecessary use of loud speakers and plying unregistered vehicles would remain effective for a month.
Belgian authorities have detained a man for arms dealing and are investigating whether he supplied one of the Islamist gunmen who together killed 17 people in Paris last week, prosecutors said on Thursday.
BARDO, (TAP) - The Rights and Freedoms and General Legislation Commissions at the National Constituent Assembly (NCA) finally reached agreement on Wednesday to include arms dealing as terrorist crime in the draft law on the fight against terrorism and money laundering.
Summary: A retired British businessman extradited to the United States over arms dealing charges is expected to change his plea to guilty after reaching a deal with prosecutors.
SUTTON Coldfield MP Andrew Mitchell has faced up to the challenge of global arms dealing by allowing his portrait to be included on a petition.
NEW Chelsea tycoon Roman Abramovich is to face a Government investigation over claims he has been linked to arms dealing.
Hidden weapons turn up in their luggage, they are accused of arms dealing, are arrested and finally whisked away to the nearest prison.
Pillion riding and arms dealing would remain banned from 8th to 10th Muharram while ban on wall-chalking, unnecessary use of loud speakers and plying unregistered vehicles would remain effective for a month.
Summary: Retired businessman Christopher Tappin, who is charged by US authorities with arms dealing, faces 35 years in jail if he is convicted.
INSTRUCTIVE, but rarely interesting, and plot-free, but not in a way that favors good characterization, Andrew Niccol's ``Lord of War'' is a well-meaning but hopelessly confused indictment of modern arms dealing.