weapons system

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Weapons together with the materiel necessary for their use against an enemy.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.weapons system - weapons considered collectivelyweapons system - weapons considered collectively  
ammo, ammunition - projectiles to be fired from a gun
armament - weaponry used by military or naval force
bomb - an explosive device fused to explode under specific conditions
defence system, defense system - the weaponry available for the defense of a region
gunnery - guns collectively
hardware - major items of military weaponry (as tanks or missile)
instrumentation, instrumentality - an artifact (or system of artifacts) that is instrumental in accomplishing some end
naval weaponry - weaponry for warships
weapon, weapon system, arm - any instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting; "he was licensed to carry a weapon"
système d'armes
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Abu Dhabi: Turkey's Roketsan said on Monday that along with its Abu Dhabi-based partner Al Jaber Company, it had reached an agreement for a contract worth about $90 million (Dh330.3 million) to develop a weapons system for an undisclosed country in the Middle East.
For each weapons system it studied, the GAO inserted a bar graph showing what it considered to be the optimal level of knowledge at the three critical junctures--at the start of development, at DoD's design review, and at the time of the production decision.
The SFL concept solves many coordination and optimization problems that have resulted from the separation between the weapons system acquisition and sustainment communities.
Since WWII, a set of diverse organizations in each service evolved from their various histories to manage weapons system procurement.
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In the early 1960s, there was a stated relationship between logistics and the weapons systems: military logistics "support"' the weapons system.

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