Chemical Weapon Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org

chemical weapon

1.) Together or separately, (a) a toxic chemical and its precursors, except when intended for a purpose not prohibited under the Chemical Weapons Convention; (b) a munition or device, specifically designed to cause death or other harm through toxic properties of those chemicals specified in (a), above, which would be released as a result of the employment of such munition or device; (c) any equipment specifically designed for use directly in connection with the employment of munitions or devices specified in (b), above.

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Term Classification: operations

Source:

Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

Term sourced from JP 3-11: Operations in Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Environments, updated October 2013 View source document

This term is marked as active and was last updated in 2015


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