- adj. That can be transported on a person. Often used about military weapons systems; e.g. missiles.
- adj. portable by one man
“There are over 20,000 manpads man-portable air-defense systems, commonly known as shoulder-launched surface-to-air missiles, and the opposition has been able to secure a lot of this.”
“My point is that your stance of "any man-portable weapon can be owned by anyone without a criminal record" is politically unviable.”
“Nonetheless the general perception was a man-portable weapon.”
“Moreover, we can I think safely assume that they probably understood that technological changes would occur that would put new options on the table in the arena of man-portable firearms.”
“In addition, U.S. officials and defense experts have expressed concern that some of the estimated 20,000 man-portable surface-to-air missiles left behind by Col.”
“I would never want to face a mad grizzly, but that load would be as adequate as anything else that is man-portable.”
“Up on the bridge a man-portable mobile phone jammer was set up and the radio shack was secured and locked down.”
“IR SAMs heat seekers are commonly referred to as handhelds or MANPADS because they are man-portable.”
“Most of the contemporary systems are man-portable, and operate in either the red (a semiconductor laser) or green (a DPSS laser) part of the electromagnetic spectrum.”
“Indeed, PASS may be the first step towards a man-portable, tuneable laser weapon that could be used in both non-lethal and lethal modes.”
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