de-arming


de-arming
An operation in which a weapon is changed from a state of readiness for initiation to a safe condition. Also called safing. See also arm or de-arm.

Military dictionary. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Arming — ist der Name folgender Orte: Arming (Gemeinde Geboltskirchen), Ortsteil der Gemeinde Geboltskirchen, Bezirk Grieskirchen, Oberösterreich Arming ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Christian Arming (* 1971), österreichischer Dirigent… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Arming — Arm ing, n. 1. The act of furnishing with, or taking, arms. [1913 Webster] The arming was now universal. Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 2. (Naut.) A piece of tallow placed in a cavity at the lower end of a sounding lead, to bring up the sand, shells,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Arming press — Arming Arm ing, n. 1. The act of furnishing with, or taking, arms. [1913 Webster] The arming was now universal. Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 2. (Naut.) A piece of tallow placed in a cavity at the lower end of a sounding lead, to bring up the sand,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Arming yeast — cells are budding yeast cells covered with proteins, the gene sequences for which have been determined. Proteins are displayed on the surface of budding yeast cells genetically as fusion proteins with the C terminal half of α agglutinin. This… …   Wikipedia

  • Arming Doublet — A loose doublet with sleeves, worn over the armour in the 15th and 16th centuries. It was a form of damask. In 1542 there was An armyng Doublet of crimson and yellow satin, embroidered with scallop shells, and formed down with threads of Venice… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Arming Hose — In the Inventory of Henry VIII s wardrobe in 1542 there is entered a paire of armyng hoze of purple and white satin, formed down with threads of Venice silver , probably these were trunk hose, worn under the body armour …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Arming sword — Infobox Weapon name= Arming sword caption= The MS I.33 manuscript, dated to ca. 1290, shows fencing with the arming sword and the buckler. origin= type= Sword is ranged= is bladed=yes is explosive= is artillery= is vehicle= is missile= is UK=… …   Wikipedia

  • Arming doublet — An arming doublet (also called aketon) is a special padded jacket worn under armour, particularly plate armour of fifteenth and sixteenth century Europe. An arming doublet contains arming points for attaching plates and fifteenth century examples …   Wikipedia

  • arming wire — A cable, wire or lanyard routed from the aircraft to an expendable aircraft store in order to initiate the arming sequence for the store upon release from the aircraft, when the armed release condition has been selected; it also prevents arming… …   Military dictionary

  • Arming plug — An arming plug is a small plug that is fitted into flight hardware to enable functions that, for instrument or personnel safety, should not be activated before flight. In the case of a missile or bomb, the (lack of the) arming plug prevents… …   Wikipedia

  • arming vanes — Air driven vanes as a part of the arming device of the bomb. As the bomb falls, the vanes rotate, and the bomb gets armed as soon as the vanes have rotated the requisite number of times. Arming vanes are normally in the nose portion of the bomb… …   Aviation dictionary


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.