arms industry

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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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Attorney Ricardo Monner Sans, who first called for an investigation into the arms sales, has asked Judge Urso five times since the case began to question Menem and Economy Minister Domingo Cavallo about the sales.
Secretary of State Colin Powell "has never shown any commitment to linking arms sales to human rights requirements." In fact,
THE son of former French president Francois Mitterand was arrested yesterday on suspicion of laundering cash from arms sales to Africa.
According to radio reports, the US has reduced its demands for veto rights on Israeli arms sales now that Israel has cancelled the sale of a warning system to China and shown flexibility with the Palestinians.
If a code of conduct were in place, Turkey would not qualify for arms sales until it ended the war with the PKK, guaranteed the rights of all Turkish citizens, and ended its aggressive posturing toward Greece.
In it Regan for the first time candidly described events on November 24, 1986--just twenty-four hours before then--Attorney General Edwin Meese would reveal to the nation that profits from arms sales to Iran had been used to fund Nicaraguan contras.
Out of 12 counts, the jury found North guilty on three: Count 6, "aiding and abetting" the administration's effort to deceive Congress by writing false chronologies about the arms-for-hostages initiative in Iran; Count 9, altering and destroying documents by shredding; and Count 10, accepting an illegal gratuity in the form of a $13,800 security fence paid for by Richard Secord with monies raised from the arms sales.
Summary: Washington [USA], July 18 (ANI): The US House of Representatives on Wednesday voted to block emergency arms sales to Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Jordan.
TOKYO, July 12 (KUNA) -- China said Friday it will impose sanctions on US companies involved in arms sales to Taiwan, state-run Xinhua News Agency reported.
arms sales to Taiwan is consistent and firm, and the country has lodged solemn representations with the United States over the issue."
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- US Senator Bob Menendez's office announced in a news release that the lawmaker had reached a deal with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to pave the way for legislators to vote on 22 joint resolutions on Thursday that will block the US administration's arms sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.