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ammunition

a complete device charged with explosives, propellants, pyrotechnics, initiating composition, or nuclear, biological or chemical material for use in military operations, including demolitions. [AAP-6]

Note: In common usage, ‘munitions’ (plural) can be military weapons, ammunition and equipment.

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Definitions listed in this page come from the IMAS 04.10 Glossary of mine action terms, definitions and abbreviations (Second Edition May 2013)

Suggestions for modifications to the IMAS Glossary can be sent to imas(at)gichd.org

 

 

 

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