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BIOLOGICAL WEAPON [1 record]

Record 1 2011-03-29

English

Subject field(s)
  • CBRNE Weapons
DEF

An item of materiel which projects, disperses, or disseminates a biological agent including arthropod vectors.

OBS

biological weapon: term and definition standardized by NATO.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Armes CBRNE
DEF

Matériel qui projette, disperse ou dissémine un agent biologique, y compris les porteurs microbiens.

OBS

arme biologique : terme et définition normalisés par l'OTAN.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Armas QBRNE
DEF

Microorganismos patógenos que tienen aplicaciones militares por su acción epidémica.

OBS

Cuando son sólo bacterias infecciosas, se las denomina armas bacteriológicas.

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