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Example sentences from the Web for ordnance
We say in the military, “when you release ordnance and people die, everything changes.”
This inspired the “270 Million Project,” some of whose proceeds will go toward removing unexploded ordnance .In the galleries: Personal and political perspectives on the past|Mark Jenkins|February 19, 2021|Washington Post
“Lack of forward firing ordnance in a CAS supporting aircraft is a major handicap,” he added.New U.S. Stealth Jet Can’t Fire Its Gun Until 2019|Dave Majumdar|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It could have closed off the school until another international organization with ordnance disposal skills secured the area.
The American ordnance crew that had explored it estimated the mine contained 400,000 tons of explosives.The Real Monuments Men: The Coronation Chamber of Hitler|Robert Edsel|February 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Baker was an explosive ordnance disposal expert and had saved many lives by defusing many IEDs during two tours in Afghanistan.
And nobody needs a 30-round clip of high-velocity, steel-jacketed, armor-piercing ordnance for target shooting.
It contains complete arms for 40,000 men, and there is also a quantity of heavy ordnance.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
Colonel Fox, member for Stroud, accepted the Chiltern hundreds in his favour, and became secretary to the ordnance.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III.|E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
During the next four days the enemy replied by a terrific bombardment from their heavy ordnance and gunboats.
Richmond again became master of the ordnance and a little later re-entered the cabinet.
It was, it struck me, from a petronel, or some small piece of ordnance such as merchantmen carried in those days.Hurricane Hurry|W.H.G. Kingston