ordnance : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  military supplies
  • n  large but transportable armament

  • The Navy completedwith the opening of a new ordnance plant last weeka new group of factories which will add a modest 100% to the output of those types of war goods produced .
  • Carries nuclear or conventional ordnance with worldwide precision navigation capability.
  • This is ordnance that detonates on hitting something solid, and so the better ammunition against precise, fixed targets such as weapons emplacements.
News & Articles

  • Unexploded ordnance closes Hapuna Beach
    Hapuna Beach was closed Friday after a diver found an unexploded ordnance. Explosives experts from Schofield Barracks on Oahu were called in to dispose of the device, possibly an illumination flare. They were expected to arrive at the Big Island late that afternoon.
    June 15, 2013 - West Hawaii Today
  • Corps to investigate suspected ordnance in Waimea subdivision
    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Honolulu District will investigate and dispose of military ordnance and explosives starting Monday within the Sandalwood subdivision of Waimea. The Corps is coordinating with the state Department of Health and various Hawaii County safety and law enforcement agencies.
    June 15, 2013 - West Hawaii Today
  • Diver finds possible ordnance at Hapuna
    By TOM CALLIS Tribune-Herald staff writer Hapuna Beach was closed Friday after a diver found unexploded ordnance.
    June 15, 2013 - Hawaii Tribune-Herald

  • Gusty Spence in Los Angeles Times
    All recruitment has ceased. Military training has ceased, targeting has ceased and all intelligence rendered obsolete. All active service units have been deactivated. All ordnance has been put beyond reach,Spence said in a statement read in...
  • Ban Ki-moon in International Herald Tribune
    The only long-term solution to this dilemma is the expeditious construction of a hardened integrated compound, with the necessary structural integrity to withstand impacts from high-caliber ordnance,Ban said.
  • Sean McCormack in International Herald Tribune
    We have taken very seriously the international discussion with respect to the threat posed by unexploded ordnance to innocent civilians,McCormack said.

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