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noun
firepower  n.  
1.
(military) The relative capacity for delivering weapons fire on a target; as, the battleship has more firepower than a cruiser.
2.
(figurative) A measure of the resources available to a group which allows them to achieve their objectives; capacity for action.






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"Firepower" Quotes from Famous Books



... aims of these "revolutions" largely remain directed at exploiting our advantages in firepower and on fielding more effective ways of defeating an adversary's weapons systems and infrastructure for using those systems. The doctrine of "decisive or overwhelming force" is the conceptual and operational underpinning for winning the next war based largely on this ...
— Shock and Awe - Achieving Rapid Dominance • Harlan K. Ullman and James P. Wade



Words linked to "Firepower" :   armed services, war machine, military posture, military machine, posture, military capability, military strength, strength, armed forces, military



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