weapons platform

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Noun1.weapons platform - any military structure or vehicle bearing weapons
gun enclosure, gun turret, turret - a self-contained weapons platform housing guns and capable of rotation
structure, construction - a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts; "the structure consisted of a series of arches"; "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons"
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
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NSBU focuses on integrated ship and systems design, including naval architecture, and marine, structural and systems engineering, and provides life-cycle naval fleet support and weapon platform services including program management, production support, fleet readiness and operational sustainment.
The police commissioner hereby provides a framework agreement for the delivery of color marking and loose ammunition, as well as conversion kit for the police weapon platform: - h & k usp compact, - glock 17 gen 4, - h & k mp5, - colt canada c8 conversion kit, color marking and loose ammunition must be used as a training concept to ensure real-life operation of the existing weapon portfolio, as the concept is based on a conversion of existing service weapons to training with color-matching and loose ammunition.
The weapon platform is reportedly capable of operating in temperatures ranging from 55C to -24C.
The constraint set (2) limits the number of missiles launched by each weapon platform to no more than the available number.
Cooper argued the projectile was the most important part of any weapon platform. Far from ending the discussion, this is really where the question of adequacy starts.
The jointly developed unmanned weapon platform will be the first of its kind in the UAE and it meets all the customer's tactical battlefield needs, he said.
The Micro family of sights can be mounted on nearly any individual weapon platform, including pistols, carbines, personal-defense weapons and submachine guns, and the Micro T-1 is compatible with all generations of night vision devices.
In the end, the network is a weapon platform. The information on the network is analogous to munitions or forces on the battlefield, and the non-kinetic effects created can be just as powerful as any kinetic weapon in our arsenal.
Its mission statement was: to provide a highly professional and confidential military advisory service to legitimate governments; to provide sound military and strategic advice; to provide the most professional military training packages currently available to armed forces, covering aspects related to sea, air and land warfare; to provide advice to armed forces on weapon and weapon platform selection; and to provide a total apolitical service based on confidentiality, professionalism and dedication.
Amid speculation that an unmanned, robotic Air Force space plane that launched in April could be a new space weapon or weapon platform, one former Air Force official says the plane is more likely an orbital spy vehicle.
"This precision capability will give the theater commander the capability to have a precision weapon platform airborne in the battle area for long periods of time, which will help in attacking targets that are time sensitive and fleeting."
The software component allows the weapon platform to receive, decode, encode, and send digital messages via the combat net radio to other weapon systems or command and control systems on the digital network.

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