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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"But as we are seeing especially with Scottish Limited Partnerships, they are being abused to carry out all manner of crimes abroad - from foreign money laundering to arms dealing."
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: Retired businessman Christopher Tappin, who is charged by US authorities with arms dealing, faces 35 years in jail if he is convicted.
NEW Chelsea tycoon Roman Abramovich is to face a Government investigation over claims he has been linked to arms dealing.