armament

Part of speech: noun

A land or naval force; the guns and munitions of a fort or vessel.

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Usage examples "armament":

  1. The Count de Montmorin declared, that the object of Spain in that armament was totally different; that he was not sure she would succeed; but that France and Spain were to be considered as one, and that the former would become guarantee for the latter, that she would make no opposition to the Russian fleet. - "Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson", Thomas Jefferson.
  2. I do not know whether the old Aguadores fort had any armament or not. - "Campaigning in Cuba", George Kennan.
  3. Before dawn, on the day of our departure, the last pieces of equipment and of armament are put on board, and the machinery is once more tested; then, at the appointed hour, the chief engineer informs the commander that everything is ready. - "The Journal of Submarine Commander von Forstner", Georg-Günther von Forstner Commentator: John Hays, Jr. Hammond.