It also fortified the human effort as the last manufacturing base for munitions.
In reality we now know that the numbers of munitions was actually much higher.
Locating all of these munitions, even with the best intelligence available, will not be easy.
In contrast, drones cannot refuel in midair, conduct airdrops, or carry a meaningful amount of munitions.
Or it might have been nothing more than a fire at a munitions facility.
If the Dardanelles were opened she could empty her granaries and receive arms and munitions in return.
There was a shortage in every kind of munitions, stores, and equipment.
Vast quantities of munitions of war were captured, numerous standards, and 67 guns, with 200 camel swivels.
There was a rush to the higher paid positions in the munitions plants.
Indeed, there were more men than munitions for the service, and it was more difficult to equip the troops than to enlist them.
mid-15c., from Middle French municion "fortification, defense, defensive wall" (14c.), from Latin munitionem (nominative munitio) "a defending, fortification, protecting," noun of action from past participle stem of munire "to fortify," from moenia "defensive walls," related to murus "wall" (see mural). By 1530s the sense had passed through "military stores" to become "ammunition."