chemical warfare

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

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The ACDC program seeks to create technologies for a transportable, prototype disposal system that turns any chemical warfare agent into safe organic compounds, like harmless soil, using minimal consumables in the process and generating no harmful waste.
When the IPEMS project is fully completed, the military will be able to test a soldier's IPE on an advanced robotic mannequin with a full range of motion, capable of simulating human movement while exposed to various chemical warfare agents.
The Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare is observed on April 29 each year - the date in 1997 on which the Chemical Weapons Convention entered into force.
Chemical warfare beleaguered all units--large and small, friendly and enemy.
The issue of chemical warfare has frayed the nerves of policymakers for the past century.
Veterans who participated in the Chemical Warfare Agent Testing Recognition Program (or their primary beneficiary) may be eligible for a one-time tax-free payment of $24,000.
The heat brings the chemical agent down to acceptable levels so the maintenance and air crew don't have to wear chemical warfare protective gear, Chace said.
Chemical warfare and chemical terrorism owe their start to Haber.
Glasow's earlier assignments include munitions requirements analyst and nuclear, biological, and chemical warfare analysis reviewer at the U.
The book has something for virtually everyone who may have an interest in this topic, from government officials to clinicians, including information about the history of biological and chemical warfare, applicable international treaties, procedures for requesting WHO technical consultation, fundamentals of public health emergency response, basics of infectious diseases, treatment of patients with specific infectious or toxic exposures, physical properties of various agents, the utility of reconnaissance satellites for detecting weapons development, the management of food and water safety programs, etc.
A Bridge Not Attacked: Chemical Warfare Civilian Research During World War II Harold Johnston Singapore:World Scientific Publishing Co.
Invented by NSWCDD engineers Mike Pompeii and Kevin Machlinski, the technology used in the Ship ACADA--a portable chemical warfare (CW) agent detector used on U.
SADDAM stands accused of: l USING poison gas and chemical warfare against the Iranians during the 1980-88 war with Iran and executing prisoners of war.
The Nextteq Civil Defense Kit allows HAZMAT teams, law enforcement, firefighters, and first responders to begin testing for chemical warfare agents (CWAs) immediately after an attack in order to prevent additional contamination and to designate hot zones and safe areas.
The report also claimed that "Baghdad has begun renewed production of chemical warfare agents, probably including mustard, satin, cyclosarin, and VX," and that all key elements of Iraq's offensive bio-chemical warfare program "are active and most elements are larger and more advanced than they were before the Gulf War.
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