weaponeer

weap·on·eer

 (wĕp′ə-nîr′)
n.
1. One who prepares a nuclear weapon for release.
2. One who designs weapons, especially nuclear weapons.

weap′on·eer′ing n.

weaponeer

(ˌwɛpəˈnɪə)
n
(Military) a person associated with the use or maintenance of weapons, esp nuclear weapons
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In particular, Navy Captain William Parsons, director of the Los Alamos Ordnance & Engineering Division, Associate Director of Los Alamos, Officer-in-Charge of Project Alberta, and weaponeer who armed the Little Boy bomb arguably was the single most important Manhattan Project officer after General Leslie R.
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.
(58) Instruction in the CTC must keep pace with the rapid weapons development to ensure that graduates are prepared to weaponeer for these weapons when they are asked to do so.
Colonel Hendrickson's career includes duties as an intelligence analyst, weaponeer and target developer, command briefer, foreign area officer, telecommunications and computer security chief, and wing executive officer.
I volunteered and was told that the course was called "Weaponeer" training.
Civilian enterprise newspaper (metro): NM, The Weaponeer, NAVARIRWARCENWPNDIV, China Lake, Calif.
First, the command implemented the new "beamhit" rifle marksmanship system designed to replace the weaponeer. Second, with an emphasis on reducing attrition, the command instituted a profile-focused physical-fitness assessment that grouped together profile-prone soldiers.
Last year, a Livermore weaponeer appeared on CNN television discussing a low-yield "earth penetrating" nuclear weapon that could blast, say, Saddam Hussein's bunker without eradicating all of Baghdad.
A weaponeer could take a highly infectious but nonlethal virus--such as the common cold--and modify it to contain the silencing system.
The website www.weaponeer, net was offering a very basic RPD fire control package for about $125 (exact price at weaponeer).
In its conceptual stages, the initiative went by the name "Intelligence Weaponeer." The initiative has gone from concept to prototype in nine months.