chemical defence


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Noun1.chemical defence - procedures involved in taking defensive measures against attacks using chemical agents
defense, defensive measure, defence - (military) military action or resources protecting a country against potential enemies; "they died in the defense of Stalingrad"; "they were developed for the defense program"
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The Qatar Armed Forces (QAF) Chemical Defence Unit and the US Central Command's Exercises Directorate co-hosted Exercise Leading Edge 2015, a multilateral, inter-agency event to discuss combating the spread of weapons of mass destruction ( WMD).
In "Quiet Vigilance," ACCN takes a look at the vital watchdog role that the Biological and Chemical Defence Review Committee plays to ensure that Canada's military research always remains defensive and never offensive in nature.
The first of the events will be held on Saturday and will give visitors the chance to meet serving reservists and take part in physical and mental challenges as well as watch demonstrations on weapons handling, fire fighting and chemical defence.
The UK has therefore agreed to provide training to Iraqi personnel at Dstl's site in Porton Down - a world-leading centre of excellence for chemical defence, the MoD went on.
The UK has therefore agreed to provide training to Iraqi personnel at DSTL's site in Porton Down -- a world-leading centre of excellence for chemical defence.
He is currently the editor of the Chemical & Biological Warfare Review and is a former editor of Jane's Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Defence Yearbook.
Molecules involved in chemical defence of the chicken egg 10.
Chemical defence in cephalaspidean gastropods: origin, anatomical location and ecological roles.
As head of microbiology at the Chemical Defence Establishment at Porton Down, Dr David Kelly oversaw the operation to decontaminate the island in the 1980s.
He was chief science officer at Britain's Natural Environment Research Council Institute of Virology and the head of microbiology at the Chemical Defence Estab-lishment in Porton Down from 1984 to 1992.
John Eldridge is editor of Jane's Nuclear, Biological & Chemical Defence magazine
This is the first demonstration of chemical defence against predation in gametes of this type of coral.

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