safing


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safing

As applied to weapons and ammunition, the changing from a state of readiness for initiation to a safe condition. Also called de-arming.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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The B-man then proceeded to retrieve the aircraft safing pins from a communications storage compartment.
Tinian time, the weaponeer made his way aft and removed two green safing plugs from the bomb, replacing them with red arming plugs: it was now live.
In this case, hydronic branch piping for connection to the terminal unit is permitted to penetrate the stairwell enclosure with proper sealing and fire safing of the penetration.
Citizens in Lattakia said "Our participation in the elections embodies the aspirations of the Syrian people in safing Syria and countering terrorism".