weapons platform

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These cases differ in that implementing weapons platforms of the new operational framework during the 1970s and early 1980s were feasible while the Pentomic Division foundered due to materiel and doctrinal problems.
Space access, bandwidth capability, and cyber security to receive satellite intelligence and disseminate to weapons platforms are major requirements.
Yet, the emergence of cyberspace as a domain and the thought of conducting operations in it versus just through it that has forced a paradigm shift in which the network has become a weapons platform and the information within it acts as munitions that can be fired or forces that can be moved and maneuvered on the virtual battlefield.
The weapons platform contractor and the armaments contractor(s) enter into written agreement(s) pursuant to which the contractor(s) selling the armaments agrees to perform part of the offset agreement required by the foreign government
Through this program, the DDPE designed and built a training device to help Marines exit from overturned vehicles; fabricated an explosive device roller for mounting on seven-ton tactical trucks; upgraded armor and configured a gunner protection kit for other tactical systems; and designed, prototyped, and prepared for production a lightweight multiple weapons platform gunner shield.
The Caracal can carry up to five people and can be used to perform a wide variety of missions, including reconnaissance, command, transport, and patrol, As a weapons platform it can configured in numerous different ways.
The acquisition will complement our West Hartford operations and help us to secure major contracts abroad as well as enable us to further enhance our present weapons platform and develop significant new Colt Defense products.
The Humvee is a personnel carrier and light weapons platform designed to replace the jeep.
The major said some people may have difficulty understanding how a tanker is considered a weapons platform.
All the New Zealand vehicles would be based on the latest 6x6 version of the Pinzgauer, with automatic transmission, including canvas-top, hard-top, workshop, ambulance and weapons platform variants.
4 million and will support on-going program management activities related to the migration of the previously unarmed Unmanned Aerial Vehicles to an expanded role as a weapons platform.
On the more positive side, the 4 x 4 Gaz-3937 is amphibious and it could act as a high mobility weapons platform.
According to reports, the mobile weapons platform, made up of several train carriages designed to conceal the launchers of six Yars or Yars-M thermonuclear ICBMs and their command units, are expected to enter service between 2018 and 2020.
Poland was one of the few Warsaw Pact nations outside of the USSR that designed and manufactured a complete weapons platform, in this case the helicopters that were built at the Polskie Zaklady Lotnicze Polish Aviation Works (PZL).
If you have a mobile weapons platform that can't be mobile, and it becomes nothing more than a fixed position, then why not just put it on a tripod," he told National Defense.
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