AMSS

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AcronymDefinition
AMSSAutomatic Scanning System
AMSSAeronautical Mobile Satellite Service
AMSSAuto Moto Savez Srbije (Yugoslavian)
AMSSAirborne Mission Systems Specialist
AMSSArmy Materiel Status System
AMSSAutomatic Message Switching System
AMSSAir Mobility Support Squadron
AMSSAmmunition Management Standard System
AMSSAircraft Modular Survival System
AMSSAdvanced Mobile Subscriber Software (Qualcomm)
AMSSAutomatic Multiple Site Select (Motorola)
AMSSAutomatic Meteorological Sensor System
AMSSAM Safety Specialists Ltd (UK)
AMSSAttitude Motion Sensor Set
AMSSAirborne Midcourse Surveillance System
AMSSAdvanced Multimission Sensor System
AMSSArmy Medical Surveillance System
AMSSAssistant Manager for Safeguards and Security (US NSA)
AMSSAutomatic Meteorological Sensor Station
AMSSAviation & Maintenance Support Systems
AMSSAlternative Mailing and Shipping Systems (Arlington, TX)
AMSSAffect Mental States Symposium
AMSSAmmunition Storage Site
AMSSArmy Medical Service School
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The sum of nearly one million dollars will enable the completion of the necessary infrastructure and security interventions at the location of the ammunition storage site 'Krupa' in HadA3/4iAi, and contribute to the overall increase in storage security and the efficiency of the management of ammunition and mine-explosive ordnance (MiMES) which is the responsibility of the MoD and the Armed Forces of BiH.
To keep that ammunition ready, NSWC IHEODTD sends teams of engineers and technicians to forward ammunition storage sites in Guam, Hawaii, Italy, Spain and other locations.
But real "pickle barrel accuracy," as it was called, didn't come about until the 1980s and was first demonstrated in warfare during Operation Desert Strom, when TV camera images broadcast from the front end of missiles showed them flying through the front doors to enter Iraqi ammunition storage sites.
He said that the targeting of most ammunition storage sites which were located in the outskirts of the city of Aden and in stadiums and caves made the groups inside isolated, although they still possess large quantities of ammunition stored and potentials discovered by the People's Committees daily during the searches, indicating that the militia turned homes into warehouses for ammunition, launchers of anti-armor and explosives in large quantities.
A review of plans for storing ammunition at the Theater Storage Area at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, has led to a significant change in the rules for constructing safety barricades at ammunition storage sites. The review, initiated by the Army Defense Ammunition Center (DAC) at McAlester, Oklahoma, reevaluated Department of Defense (DOD) and Army explosives safety regulations that required the height of a barricade to be 2 degrees above stacks of ammunition when drawn from the rear of the stacks.
The IISS director, John Chipman, notes that the US's chief weapons inspector, David Kay, had recently reported that more than 100 sprawling Iraqi ammunition storage sites remain unexamined.
The Syrian Defense Ministry said in a statement that the pro-government forces managed to destroy 330 vehicles (Toyota pickups mostly), 12 headquarters, 3 tanks, 3 ammunition storage sites, 11 artillery pieces, 5 machine guns in the successful liberation operation of seven villages along the Western bank of the Euphrates River two days ago.
The attacks in Kabul appeared to be directed at weapons and ammunition storage sites in the hills north of the city of one million people and around the airport.
Other targets included ammunition storage sites, a fuel storage site, a headquarters of the Serb special police forces, and airfield, a training area and radio relay and broadcast stations.
Nine military airfields, 40 aircraft hangars, 20 per cent of all army barracks and 20 per cent of all major ammunition storage sites have been damaged.
Nato's attacks in the past 24 hours focused on Yugoslav forces in Kosovo, hitting tanks, artillery, a special police headquarters, airfields and ammunition storage sites.
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