biological warfare

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Synonyms for biological warfare

the use of bacteria or viruses or toxins to destroy men and animals or food

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He reportedly wrote in the document that while creating biological weapons do not cost a lot of money, its resulting effects are far worthy because "human casualties can be huge.
All things considered, The Soviet Biological Weapons Program is relevant and worthwhile to the Air Force community.
Denmark supports the UN work in the field of biological weapons as part of its national disarmament and nonproliferation policies.
Biological weapons are silent until they explode in epidemics or pandemics.
first time in over a decade, the Biological Weapons Convention States parties
He said that, despite concerns in the US, there was no evidence Saddam was prepared to supply chemical or biological weapons to terrorists.
The list of diseases that could be caused by the biological weapons includes cholera, yellow fever, smallpox, eruptive typhus, typhoid fever and dysentery, it said.
The result of this melange is a strong need for an interdisciplinary team of experts, as reflected in the staff of the Office of Biological Weapons Affairs.
The commission is also encouraging the new White House to appoint one official on the National Security Council to coordinate exclusively US intelligence and foreign policy on combating the spread of nuclear and biological weapons.
Behind the term "covert," the role of biological weapons spanned from off-target aerial spray attacks to the dirty tricks of sabotage and espionage.
By comparison, a dirty bomb is more likely than a nuclear bomb, but would not have the lethality of a biological weapon like anthrax or smallpox," Woo said.
Clay Farris Naff edits the 'Contemporary Issues' companion Biological Weapons (0737731834, $23.
EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE - Personnel of the joint strike fighter integrated test force are testing possible methods for decontaminating an aircraft exposed to chemical or biological weapons.
Holmes presents the use of anthrax and other pathogens as biological weapons, starting with the Assyrians poisoning their enemies' wells in the ninth century B.
The trial will also serve as a means to obtain human safety data, which will be submitted in conjunction with planned regulatory initiatives to treat the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and drug and vaccine resistant Biological Weapons.
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