TeachMeFinance.com - explain arm or de-arm
arm or de-arm 'arm or de-arm' is an military term meaning '(DOD) Applies to those procedures in the arming or de-arming section of the applicable aircraft loading manual or checklist that places the ordnance or explosive device in a ready or safe condition i.e., rocket launchers, guided missiles, guns--internal and pods, paraflares--(external and SUU-44/25 dispenser). (NOTE: The removal or installation of pylon or bomb rack safety pins from a nonordnance-loaded station is considered a function requiring certification within the purview of this publication.) See also arming; de-arming; ordnance'.
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