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What does AS stand for?

AS stands for Arsenal Ship

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Wenger, who saw Emmanuel Frimpong red-carded with 20 minutes to play against the Reds for a second yellow card, is hoping to steady the Arsenal ship with a few signings.
An arsenal ship with Sea Tactical Missile Systems (TACMS) (200-km range) and cruise missiles (2,500-km range) could provide firepower from far away, much as the battleship traditionally did from within 40 kilometers.
Why are we canceling plans to build the semi-stealthy arsenal ship, which at a cost of $500 million and with a crew of only 50, could launch 500 long-range precision-guided munitions at 500 different targets, at the same time that we are scouring the budget for an extra $5 billion to build yet another aircraft carrier, whose high signature and short-legged aircraft mean that its crew of 5,000 will be exposed to ever greater risk in future operations?