the and equipment with which a military unit or military apparatus is supplied.
a land, sea, or air force equipped for war.
Usually, armaments. military strength collectively:
the armaments race; a country without armaments.
the process of equipping or for war.
“We stress that such a system, even in theory, is not part of armament of the Armed Forces of Ukraine,” said Lysenko.
Ukraine Could Explode in the Next 48 Hours Anna Nemtsova November 9, 2014
It was numbers and mobility that determined flotilla types rather than armament or capacity for sea-endurance.
Some Principles of Maritime Strategy Julian Stafford Corbett
He had furnished it with a very complete outfit, and with an armament of six guns.
The Adventures of the Chevalier De La Salle and His Companions, in Their Explorations of the Prairies, Forests, Lakes, and Rivers, of the New World, and Their Interviews with the Savage Tribes, Two Hundred Years Ago John S. C. Abbott
Beyond doubt a powerful Norse-pirate armament dropt anchor at the Red Head, to the alarm of peaceable mortals, about that time.
Early Kings of Norway Thomas Carlyle
Nor were the disasters of the Duke d’Anville’s armament yet over.
The Rise of Canada, from Barbarism to Wealth and Civilisation Charles Roger
When Conon had reached Samos he found the armament in a state of great despondency.
I shall have to speak by and by of her armament and interior arrangements.
Mark Seaworth William H.G. Kingston
At that time the tactical conditions of armament were peculiar.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 17, Slice 2 Various
But he saw nothing but the flame-throwers in the armament of this force.
Two Thousand Miles Below Charles Willard Diffin
Her armor and armament are heavy, although not so powerful as that of the battle-ships.
The Naval History of the United States Willis J. Abbot.
(often pl) the weapon equipment of a military vehicle, ship, or aircraft
a military force raised and armed ready for war
preparation for war involving the production of equipment and arms
c.1600, “munitions of war” (especially the great guns on board a man-of-war), also “naval force equipped for war” (1690s), from Latin armamentum “implement,” from Latin armare “to arm, furnish with weapons” from arma (see arm (n.2)). Meaning “process of equipping for war” is from 1813.
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