Armament Sentence Examples
The armament included 394 guns of all calibres, 6 of which were of 250 millimetres, 4 of 240, and 12 of 200.
The secondary armament was to be sixteen 4-in.
The armament of the infantry is the Krag-jorgensen of -314 in.
Fifty years after Eisenhower's warning, the armament industry is the largest industry on the planet.
They ignored her as she joined the rest of the pages moving in and out of the stables, bringing horses and armament to the warriors.Advertisement
After a defeat by sea, Polycrates repelled an assault upon the walls, and subsequently withstood a siege by a joint armament of Spartans and Corinthians assembled to aid the rebels.
Pericles himself led out a fleet against the seceders and, after winning a first engagement, unwisely divided his armament and allowed one squadron to be routed.
Admiral de Rigny left for a cruise in the Levant, and Sir Edward Codrington, hearing that an Egyptian armament was on its way from Alexandria, and believing that it was bound for Hydra, steered for that island, which he reached on the 3rd of September, but on the 12th of September found the Egyptians at anchor with a Turkish squadron at Navarino.
Martim Affonso de Sousa, having obtained a grant, fitted out a considerable armament and proceeded to explore the country in person.
In 1754 the Peguans sent an armament of war-boats against Ava, but they were totally defeated by Alompra; while in the districts of Prome, Donubyu, &c., the Burmans revolted, and expelled all the Pegu garrisons in their towns.Advertisement
The armament was found to consist only of two 18-pounders and one 6-pounder.
The "Monitor's" displacement was about 1 200 tons and her armament was two II in.
He succeeded in imposing an organized government upon the fiercest and most unruly population in Asia; he availed himself of European inventions for strengthening his armament, while he sternly set his face against all innovations which, like railways and telegraphs, might give Europeans a foothold within his country.
By the treaty of Campo Formio Corfu was ceded to the French, who occupied it for two years, until they were expelled by a Russo-Turkish armament (1799).
Another fund, of about 5,200,000, serves for the construction and armament of fortresses; while 6,000,000, known as the Reichskriegsschatzor war treasure fund is not laid out at interest, butis stored in coined gold and bullion in the Juliusturm at Spandau.Advertisement
In 413 B.C. the Athenian armament in Sicily was annihilated.
This government (which received no support from the armament in Samos) had a brief life, and on the final revolt of Euboea was replaced by the old democratic system.
The armament of the infantry is Martini-Henry rifle and bayonet; of the cavalry, lance, sword and carbine.
Though the great federal armament against Waldemar IV., the destroyer of Visby, was decreed by the city representatives assembled at Cologne in 1367, Lubeck was the leading spirit in the war which ended with the surrender of Copenhagen and the peace concluded at Stralsund on the 24th of May 1370.
She afterwards made her way to the Azores, where she received her armament, which was brought from Liverpool in two British ships.Advertisement
This heavy armament soon became justly feared by enemies on all fronts during WWII.
He gauged the watcher to be a good distance away, close enough to see their movement and numbers but far enough not to see their armament.
There can be little doubt that neither in guns nor in gunnery was the British squadron capable of meeting the enemy, and long before the fatal day it should have been reinforced by at least two cruisers of the 1st Cruiser Squadron, all of which were ships in long commission with good armament.
But the destruction of the armament by a storm decided the issue against him; his south Italian subjects successfully defied his religious edicts, and the province of Ravenna became detached from the empire.
In this he was successful, but could not induce the Portuguese viceroy to send an armament against Abyssinia.Advertisement
It is also noteworthy, says Austin, as " the first effort to establish an American naval armament."
But what marks out his armament is its pronounced realism.
He witnessed the chequered career of Stilicho as actual, though not titular, emperor of the West; he saw the hosts of Radagaisus rolled back from Italy, only to sweep over Gaul and Spain; the defeats and triumphs of Alaric; the three sieges and final sack of Rome, followed by the marvellous recovery of the city; Heraclian's vast armament dissipated; and the fall of seven pretenders to the Western diadem.
He pointed out the disadvantage of a submarine in attempting to stop such an armed vessel for search, and emphasized that armament on a merchantman had every appearance of being offensive.
He was one of the four U.S. delegates to the Conference on Limitation of Armament, held in Washington, D.C., Nov.
All through the summcr Harold held a fleet concentrated under the lee of the Isle of Wight, waiting to intercept Williams armament, while the fyrd of Wessex was ready to support him if the enemy should succeed in making a landing.
While a vast armament was being slowly collected for the invasion of England, Drake swept the West Indies, and in 1587 burnt a number of Spanish ships in their own harbour of Cadiz.
Certain symbols pulled up certain features of the ships or angles of battle, similar to how picture-symbols in her video games on earth brought up different functions, allowing her to maneuver characters in the game or review the armament and skills of her opponents.
Clearly, the historical turn of events from non-violence to nuclear armament, suggest a deep ambivalence about Mahatma Gandhi's legacy.
The question of disarmament has been replaced by the question of reducing armament has been replaced by the question of reducing armaments.
March 27 - President George Washington signs " an act to provide a naval armament.
In May 1957, Defense Minister Strauss secured parliamentary support for a policy of nuclear armament by the Federal Republic.
The secondary armament must now be built - in all, sixteen 4 " gun turrets.
By now the eight machine gun armament had been superseded by combinations of machine gun and cannon or cannon alone.
He is an aviation author and historian with a special interest in aircraft armament.
These include armored personnel carriers, armored infantry fighting vehicles and heavy armament combat vehicles.
The demand for more secondary armament - 15 cm - was solved by using twin casemates.
Next to the turret base a large hatchway (7) provides access to the space behind the secondary armament.
Armament Two general purpose machine guns mounted in port and starboard cabin windows.
In the air defense role armament options were four AIM-9 Sidewinders and four AIM-7 Sparrow air-to-air missiles.
With a garrison of 200 men, the only offensive armament was the 81mm mortar.
Eventually an exploding shell was developed but most of the Union ships were incapable of being fitted with the type of armament required.
Such defensive armament as she had boasted in the Atlantic was properly stowed away below.
Yet the drain on the country's strength was severe, and when news arrived in 453 that the whole of the Egyptian armament, together with a reserve fleet, had been destroyed by the Persians, a reaction set in, and Cimon, who was recalled on Pericles' motion (but see Cimon), was empowered to make peace with Sparta on the basis of the status quo.
The establishment of the Tiro Nacional was enthusiastically received by all classes in Buenos Aires, the men turning out regularly to drill, and the women aiding the movement by collecting subscriptions for the purpose of armament and other necessaries.
The armament of the infantry is the Mnnnlicher-Carcano magazine rifle of I891.
In 375 it again joined the Athenian alliance; two years later it was besieged by a Lacedaemonian armament, but in spite of the devastation of its flourishing countryside held out successfully until relief was at hand.
The armament of the infantry is the model 1898 magazine rifle and bayonet (see RIFLE).
All armament and the radar was removed and a winch fitted in the rear fuselage.
The entire area was swarming with people in all manners of attire from combat ready armament to business suits to uniformed police.
In return for these services Bismarck helped Russia to recover a portion of what she had lost by the Crimean War, for it was thanks to his connivance and diplomatic support that she was able in 1871 to denounce with impunity the clauses of the treaty of Paris which limited Russian armament in the Black Sea.
The main armament of the battleships was to be three pairs of 12-in.
A considerable part of the armament is old, but the more modern vessels are armed with Armstrong rifled guns.
Lamachus was for immediate action, and there can hardly be a doubt that Syracuse must have fallen before a sudden attack by so formidable an armament in the summer of 415.
Great Britain thus originated a principle of gun construction which has since been universally followed, and obtained an armament superior to that possessed by any other country at that time.
He was thoroughly acquainted with the routine work of the office and the established armament of the navy, but he had not the power of adapting himself to the changes which were being called for, and still less of initiating them; so that during his period of office the armament of the ships remained sadly behind the general advance.
In 1811 a British armament was sent against the Dutch settlements in Java, which had been incorporated by France, and to this force Batavia surrendered on the 8th of August.
Believing that he had now secured the support of the majority in congress on behalf of any measures he decided to put forward, the new president initiated a policy of heavy expenditure on public works, the building of schools, and the strengthening of the naval and military forces of the republic. Contracts were given out to the value of 6,000,000 for the construction of railways in the southern districts; some 10,000,000 dollars were expended in the erection of schools and colleges; three cruisers and two sea-going torpedo boats were added to the squadron; the construction of the naval port at Talcahuano was actively pushed forward; new armament was purchased for the infantry and artillery branches of the army, and heavy guns were acquired for the purpose of permanently and strongly fortifying the neighbourhoods of Valparaiso, Talcahuano and Iquique.