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antipersonnel

[‚an·tē‚pərs·ən′el]
(ordnance)
Applied to bombs, mines, and missiles designed to kill, wound, or obstruct people. Abbreviated apers.
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But now the Pentagon says that the anti-personnel weapons will only be deployed there for nine years.
According to Marc Garlasco, a military analyst at Human Rights Watch, evolving international norms are shaping the way the US and other states are using anti-personnel weapons and making it less likely that the US will use cluster munitions again.
Cluster bombs are anti-personnel weapons which spray bomblets over a wide area, in an intentionally imprecise manner, when they explode.