antipersonnel

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designed to inflict death or personal injury rather than material destruction

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Defence and security company Saab has signed a new framework contract with the USSOCOM for the company s Carl-Gustaf man-portable weapon system (in the US named MAAWS; Multi-role, Anti-armor Anti-Personnel Weapon System).
Marilyn Artus's past work includes "Our Lady of the Anti-Personnel Weapon and Her Stepford Friends.
In the West the most widely diffused reusable anti-tank grenade launcher is the Saab Bofors Dynamics Carl-Gustaf (known as Multi-Role Anti-armour, Anti-personnel Weapon System--or Maaws by the US Socom).
Although Ayers insists that his terrorist group targeted "symbols" rather than people, the bomb that killed his three comrades was an anti-personnel weapon tightly packed with screws and nails.
One of the most sophisticated systems in this category is the saclos wire-guided Saab Bofors Dynamics Bill 2, which is basically an overflight missile but can also be employed in a direct attack against an unarmoured target as well as an overflight anti-personnel weapon.
The weapon's armoury was also empty while outside, riot shields, helmets and other pieces of police anti-personnel weapons were being carried by the separatists.