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ammunition

Definition/Scope: 1) A generic term that includes all kinds of missiles to be thrown against an enemy as well as all explosives, explosive devices, pyrotechnics and pyrotechnic devices. 2) In the most restriced sense, term includes a complete round and all its components, i.e., the material required for firing a weapon.



Acronym:

ammo

Broader Terms:

line-haul
local-haul
ordnance
Specialized Search Dog
US Army Material Command, Combatant Command, Functional

Narrower Terms:

aircraft ammunition
ammunition basic load
ammunition components
ammunition controlled supply rate
antiaircraft ammunition
antiarmor ammunition
antimateriel ammunition
antipersonnel ammunition
antiship ammunition
antitank ammunition
armor piercing ammunition
artillery ammunition
ball ammunition
biological ammunition
cartridges
chemical ammunition
controlled supply rates
disorientation device
explosive
fin stabilized ammunition
fixed ammunition
flechettes
fragmentation ammunition
high explosive ammunition
High Explosive Artillery Ammunition
incendiary
large caliber ammunition
mortar ammunition
naval ammunition
photoflash ammunition
projectiles
pyrotechnics
rounds (ammunition)
semi-fixed ammunition
separate-loading ammunition
service ammunition
small arms ammunition
tracer ammunition
training ammunition
unexploded ordnance
unit basic load
used munitions

Related Terms:

above ground magazines
ammunition containers
ammunition storage
munitions industry
Supply Class V
warhead
weapon


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