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remilitarize (v.)

Also re-militarize, 1920, transitive, "to rearm a country or territory that had been demilitarized; equip again with military forces and defenses," originally of Soviet Russia, from re- "back, again" + militarize (v.) or perhaps based on earlier demilitarize (v.). Related: remilitarized; remilitarizing; remilitarization.

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Definitions of remilitarize from WordNet

remilitarize (v.)
militarize anew;
Should Japan be remilitarized?
Synonyms: remilitarise
From wordnet.princeton.edu