weapon of mass destruction

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weapon of mass destruction

[′wep·ən əv ′mas di′strək·shən]
(ordnance)
Nuclear, bacteriological, or other weapon capable of causing widespread death or destruction.
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The NDU and the DDSS worked collaboratively on developing the curriculum for the master's degree and agreed that a course on chemical and biological warfare was essential to the completeness of the curriculum.
Emergency Action for Chemical and Biological Warfare Agents is designed to provide rapid access to critical emergency information at the scene of a release.
exports to Iraq included the precursors to chemical-warfare agents, plans for chemical and biological warfare production facilities, and chemical-warhead filling equipment
military's preparedness for chemical and biological warfare and concluded, "Units designated for early deployment today continue to face many of the same problems experienced .
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said Tuesday that the company has developed a bulletproof guard booth with chemical and biological warfare defenses.
Based on the outstanding chemical detection capability with low false positive alarm rates of its well-proven RAID-M ion mobility spectrometer, and the superior gamma detection capability of its SVG-2 radiation meter, Bruker Daltonics introduces the new RAID-XP today at the 8th International Symposium on Protection against Chemical and Biological Warfare Agents in Gothenburg.
The BioThreat Profiler is being introduced today at the 8th International Symposium on Protection against Chemical and Biological Warfare Agents in Gothenburg.
At the 8th International Symposium on Protection against Chemical and Biological Warfare Agents in Gothenburg, Bruker Daltonics today introduces a combined detection cartridge for the simultaneous detection of anthrax, smallpox and strains thereof for its APSIS bio-threat identification system.
The fire operations/fire fighter safety program provides funds to fire districts to purchase Lakeland's products which primarily include chemical protective suits used for protection against chemical and biological warfare weapons or other toxins and secondarily the Company's fire turn out gear and other personal protective apparel sold by Lakeland.

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