Weapons Of Mass Destruction Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org

weapons of mass destruction

Term Source: JP 3-40 (Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction) ?

1.) Chemical, biological, radiological, or nuclear weapons capable of a high order of destruction or causing mass casualties, and excluding the means of transporting or propelling the weapon where such means is a separable and divisible part from the weapon.

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Term Classification: operations

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Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

Term sourced from JP 3-40: Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction, updated October 2014 View source document

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


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