1. variable noun Armament is used to refer to weapons and bombs carried by an aircraft or other military vehicle. [military] ⇒ ...a bomber with twin engines and heavy defensive armament. 2. uncountable noun
A country's increase in the number and effectiveness of its weapons is its armament. OPPOSITE: disarmament ⇒ ...the pursuit of national security through national armament. ⇒ The fears have prompted several countries to embark on massive armament plans.
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