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weapons platform

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n weapons platform any military structure or vehicle bearing weapons
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Usage

In literature:

The weapons of the Reformers were the platform, the press, and investigations and reports by parliamentary committees.
"The Canadian Dominion" by Oscar D. Skelton
But Joe, thinking about the Platform, did not think about it as a weapon.
"Space Platform" by Murray Leinster
No "space platform" needed all this radar-evasive, weapons-systems management capability.
"Project Daedalus" by Thomas Hoover
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In news:

Logistics is a vital, if unsexy, part of military operations that often gets overshadowed by flashy weapons systems and platforms.
Military vehicles are the platform for increasingly complex electronic systems for command and control, communications, weapons management, surveillance and countermeasures.
WMD Found Hanging from Rope in Iraq by Scott Ott (2006-12-30) — The Pentagon announced this morning that a weapon of mass destruction ( WMD ) was found today in Baghdad, hanging from a rope on a platform.
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