What does "war orders" mean in this sentences?

Time was desperately needed to retool for war as well. The economy was still only in the first stages of transformation. War orders were reviving it. Consumer demand was rising; cars were selling. Profitable at last, business resisted conversion.

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  • RP
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    In this context, war orders are orders for weaponry or armaments.

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  • Rick
    Lv 6
    1 month ago

    purchase orders from the government for war materials .........

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