A gradual, systematic reduction in numbers, especially of nuclear weapons.
More example sentences
- And, of course, you can continue to have offensive weapon builddown, as we are doing unilaterally in this country and as the Russians are doing.
- Develop and execute plans and policies for builddown of officer/warrant officer corps during Army downsizing.
- It is time for the federal government to follow a builddown strategy to extract itself from most civilian space ventures and let the private sector take over.