as in guns
large firearms (as cannons or rockets) the army is waiting for the heavy ordnance to be brought in

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“Ordnance.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ordnance. Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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