Definitions for ordnanceˈɔrd nəns
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word ordnance
munition, ordnance, ordnance store(noun)
artillery, heavy weapon, gun, ordnance(noun)
large but transportable armament
military equipment, especially weapons and ammunition.
Origin: A reduced form of ordinance, which is attested from the late 14th century in the sense of "military equipment or provisions".
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
Explosives, chemicals, pyrotechnics, and similar stores, e.g., bombs, guns and ammunition, flares, smoke, or napalm.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Some of our platforms, our people, and our systems will arrive late to the fight, they will arrive with insufficient ordnance. And they will be inadequately prepared to fight.
If you look at the X-51, the size is slightly too big to put it on our current bombers, it was made as a demonstrator. There’s no weapon in it. There are no sensors on board for controlling the guidance. So we’re looking at making it more durable, getting the guidance control developed so that it can become a weapon system, developing the ordnance.
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