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weapons system

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n weapons system weapons considered collectively
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Usage

In literature:

This system, moreover, is only kept up by a flourish of weapons.
"The Grandissimes" by George Washington Cable
They made weapons, wire and ingots, cloth, and pottery, and a widespread system of trade arose.
"The Negro" by W.E.B. Du Bois
Such a weapon is a sound system.
"History of Rationalism Embracing a Survey of the Present State of Protestant Theology" by John F. Hurst
Their system of defence was good, their bravery was undoubted, but they had no effective weapons.
"Olla Podrida" by Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)
The abettors of corrupt systems of religion, by weapons of every character, assail them.
"The Ordinance of Covenanting" by John Cunningham
He could see the weapons-system operator inside the lower bulletproof bubble.
"Project Cyclops" by Thomas Hoover
No "space platform" needed all this radar-evasive, weapons-systems management capability.
"Project Daedalus" by Thomas Hoover
Next war we fight, says he, we'll be buying high-tech weapons systems from the Far East.
"The Samurai Strategy" by Thomas Hoover
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In news:

MU will receive up to $10 million from the US Department of Defense for a five-year research and development study of miniature nanotech devices that enhance Army weapons and defense systems.
Iran Proposes Control System Aimed at Eliminating Nuclear Weapons.
Officials in the Metro Nashville school system say they're ramping up drugs and weapons searches districtwide after years of fewer searches.
Inforce Weapon-Mounted Light for LE & Military LED Illumination System.
Inforce Weapon-Mounted Light for LE & Military LED Illumination System.
Personal items such as purses, GPS systems, and weapons are being taken.
This Japanese made-to-order invention weighs four tonnes, comes with a futuristic weapons system built in and can be controlled by smartphone or a pilot in its cockpit.
Contractors don't yet know the extent to which cuts will affect specific programs, such as Lockheed Martin 's F-35 fighter, the Pentagon's costliest weapons system.
Nanoscale materials and components, including some of the tiniest products ever manufactured, have already found their way into communications systems and weapons being used in the war in Iraq.
What's remarkable about the Osprey 's recent series of successes is that it is probably the most maligned weapons system in modern times, an aircraft that was dogged by controversy throughout its 25-year development.
The holsters feature an easy to use retention system which holds the weapon secure.
Now we have an inside look on how the weapon progression system for MW3 will work.
MINOT AIR FORCE BASE Imagine joining the Air Force with a job to maintain the B-52H Stratofortress and its weapon system.
View-Scan Weapon Detection system at a DPS school COURTESY PHOTO.
What is the next big advancement in unmanned weapons systems.
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In science:

However, since similar conservative assumptions are made for both types of weapon systems, the ratio of these burdens provides a signi ficative means for comparing their respective delayed radiological impacts, and to derive the yields given by equations (15) and (16).
A comparison of delayed radiobiological effects of depleted-uranium munitions versus fourth-generation nuclear weapons
Since the 1970’s, antenna diversity had been a preferred weapon used by mobile wireless systems against the deleterious effect of fading.
Transmit Diversity v. Spatial Multiplexing in Modern MIMO Systems
NEC was originally developed at the Lawrence Livermore Laboratory under sponsorship of the Naval Ocean Systems Center and the Air Force Weapons Laboratory .
Angular Momentum of Electromagnetic Radiation. Fundamental physics applied to the radio domain for innovative studies of space and development of new concepts in wireless communications
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