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Synonyms for defence

(sports) the team that is trying to prevent the other team from scoring

the defendant and his legal advisors collectively

an organization of defenders that provides resistance against attack

the speech act of answering an attack on your assertions

the justification for some act or belief

a defendant's answer or plea denying the truth of the charges against him

protection from harm

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the act of defending someone or something against attack or injury

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The DISAM instructors conducted a one-day Executive Level Seminar for twenty three senior military and civilian members of the Ministry of Defence.
In an effort to collaborate European efforts and enable smooth transformation and ongoing improvement this conference will address cooperative logistics support in an effort to assist NATO nations; the adaptation to changes within the new global defence focus; joint strike fighter acquisition strategy; best value versus international industry collaborations; the next generation for European procurement -- joint armament acquisition cooperation; European collaboration for acquiring future defence capabilities; improving efficiency and competitiveness -- European standardisation and spiral development and best value for NATO.
It is about the process by which governments, as both the owner and customer, determine the sorts of defence forces that they require their materiel organisations to build to meet future challenges.
Furthermore, the directors of Visual Defence believe that admission to AIM will increase the Company's credibility amongst its customers and partners and provide the Company with an appropriate platform from which to accelerate the provision of its services.
We have adopted an approach called integrated defence development.
According to Dai Williams, NATO Business Development Manager for EADS Defence and Security Systems, "Clearswift's DeepSecure was the preferred solution that met the demanding requirement of the complex NMS Project.
This versatile gun system is paired with the Bofors Defence family of 3P (Pre-fragmented Programmable Proximity fuzed) ammunition for combating aerial, surface, and ground targets.
Air Chief Marshal Sir Malcolm Pledger, UK Chief of Defence Logistics emphasized that the initiative had his personal support.
Bofors Defence has provided the Swedish Army its existing FH 77B towed howitzers, and we have been working on a mobile version of this howitzer for the last few years," said Magnus Ingesson, President of Bofors Defence.
Tenix Defence, with core capabilities in Aerospace, Land, Marine and Electronic Systems, selected MatrixOne after a thorough two-year evaluation of over 30 PLM suppliers and chose MatrixOne's solutions as a result of their flexibility, performance and ease of implementation.
Bofors Defence has delivered nearly 500 CV 90 combat vehicles to the Swedish Army since the program's beginnings in 1992.
United Defense Industries, Inc, (NYSE:UDI) announced that its Swedish subsidiary, Bofors Defence, successfully completed Sea Acceptance Tests of the 57-mm Mk 3 Naval Gun System aboard Mexico's Oceanica Class ship SONORA (PO 152) in the Pacific Ocean off Mexico earlier this year.
Two of the world's leading aerospace and defence companies, announced an historic partnership to develop solutions in ballistic missile defence.
Metal Storm currently has $50 million in research and development funding in place to develop its technology from leading defense-related agencies such as the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and the Australian Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO).
a leading provider of high-density solutions for wireless signal and Voice over Packet processing, today announced that it will receive CAD$500,000 in funding from the Defence Industrial Research Program (DIRP) to create additional capability for its flexComm software defined radio (SDR) product line.