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Definition of Munitions

Munition
Munition Mu*ni"tion, n. [F., munition of war, L. munitio a fortifying, fortification, fr. munire to fortify, defend with a wall; cf. moenia walls, murus (for moirus) a wall, and Skr. mi to fix, make firm. Cf. Ammunition.] 1. Fortification; stronghold. [Obs.] His place of defense shall be the munitions of rocks. --Is. xxxiii. 16. 2. Whatever materials are used in war for defense or for annoying an enemy; ammunition; also, stores and provisions; military stores of all kinds. The bodies of men, munition, and money, may justly be called the sinews of war. --Sir W. Raleigh.

Meaning of Munitions from wikipedia

- the French la munition, for the material used for war. Ammunition and munitions are often used interchangeably, although munition now usually refers to...
- The Minister of Munitions was a British government position created during the First World War to oversee and co-ordinate the production and distribution...
- The Convention on Cluster Munitions (CCM) is an international treaty that prohibits all use, transfer, production, and stockpiling of cluster bombs, a...
- that are designed to kill personnel and destroy vehicles. Other cluster munitions are designed to destroy runways or electric power transmission lines,...
- White phosphorus munitions are weapons which use one of the common allotropes of the chemical element phosphorus. White phosphorus is used in smoke, illumination...
- non-nuclear munitions. The Munitions Systems career field is commonly referred to by airmen as "AMMO". The Air Force Specialty Code (AFSC) for Munitions Systems...
- temporary incapacitation or sensory irritation through its chemical action. Munitions or other delivery devices designed to deliver chemical weapons, whether...
- The Wind Corrected Munitions Dispenser or WCMD system is a US tail kit produced by Lockheed Martin for use with the Tactical Munitions Dispenser family...
- to burst into sub-munitions at an optimum altitude and distance from the desired target for dense area coverage. The sub-munitions use both explosively...
- Munitions India Limited (MIL) is an Indian state-owned defence company, headquartered in Pune, India established in 2021 as part of the restructuring...