well-armed


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well-armed

adj (well armed when postpositive)
1. having many or good weapons: well-armed forces.
2. suitably prepared in advance: well armed for an argument.
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TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian Army troops, supported by Russian warplanes, carried out a major operation and managed to destroy ISIL's most battle-tested and well-armed unit in Tell Ghanem al-Ali region on the bank of Euphrates River, the Russian Defense Ministry said Sunday.
The exercise footage showed a group of well-armed police actually at the scene where 'terrorists' were making an attack and 'members of the public, including some wounded ones coming out of a building.
Defence Secretary Michael Fallon said the move was intended to increase the firepower of the Kurdish forces who have found themselves outgunned by the well-armed IS - also referred to as Isil (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant).
by Bashir Ahmad Nadeem on 9 July, 2014 - 11:58 KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Two group of well-armed militants mounted attacks on governor house and police headquarters in southern Kandahar province on Wednesday, the governor's spokesman said.
The official said that the smugglers who were well-armed retaliated, killing two security personnel and wounding another.
While Molotov cocktails are indeed unpleasant, they are an order of magnitude less destructive than the Kalashnikov rifles used by genuinely well-armed rebel groups in other countries.
Syrian authorities say they oppose the well-armed militants.
Interior Minister Wissam al-Firaiji said that the attackers were well-armed, the report added.
It was a formidable adversary, being a fast and well-armed aeroplane - one of the first truly modern fighters of the era.
Our Founding Fathers taught that the right to self-defense, recognized by common law, is a natural right of man given to us by our creator, and that a well-armed militia, that is, the citizenry, is necessary to secure and maintain that freedom.
Tehran and Moscow have recently doubled their efforts to settle the problems in Syria which has been experiencing unrest since March 2011 with organized attacks by well-armed gangs against Syrian police forces and border guards being reported across the country.
Equipped with over 20 well-armed boats, the Chinese fleet violated Pangong Lake water space.