chemical warfare

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warfare using chemical agents to kill or injure or incapacitate the enemy

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The army forces that were carrying out mop-up operation in Deir Ezzur city have found a vehicle laden with explosives containing chemical agents.
Army possessed no technology for remotely sensing chemical agents and, therefore, it relied on human gas scouts.
Several factors will accelerate the embrittlement process associated with creep rupture, including an increase in temperature, stress concentration within the part, cyclic loading, fatigue, and contact with specific chemical agents (ESC).
With DTRA serving as the lead CTR agency for the United States, Parsons was awarded a prime contract under CTRIC II to support the removal of chemical agents from Syria, prepare the U.
Until the mid-1970s, human experimentation involving some 3,500 volunteers had been carried out at the Experimental Station Suffield as well as at the wartime Chemical Weapons Laboratory in Ottawa to assess the effects of chemical agents as well as to develop protective measures.
Military planners generally organize chemical agents, such as
BEIRUT: At least four Hezbollah fighters are receiving treatment in Beirut after coming into contact with chemical agents in Syria, a security source told The Daily Star Monday.
Unfortunately they don't provide the same protection against chemical agents.
These data suggest that bacteriophages can be employed as an alternative to chemical agents to reduce the S.
It detects all the chemical agents the military requires--nerve, blood and blister--and toxic industrial chemicals such as ammonia, boron trichloride, phosgene, nitric acid, sulfur dioxide and hydrogen cyanide.
Austin-based bioengineering company Reactive Surfaces announced the general availability of WMDtox, the world's first self-decontaminating coating that protects firearms, vehicles, equipment and uniforms by neutralizing organophos-phorous chemical agents such as sarin.
But it remains unclear if the chemical weapons are mounted and ready to be launched on Scud missiles, if the chemical agents are maintained effectively, and whether the regime is able to replenish its chemical stocks.
Chemical agents with expired term are used in tests.
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