conventional weapon


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conventional weapon

A weapon which is neither nuclear, biological, nor chemical.
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Chairman also appreciated contributions of NESCOM in the development of various conventional weapon systems for the three Services.
Capt Simon Petitt called aircraft carriers HMS Queen Elizabeth and HMS Prince of Wales our most "potent conventional weapon".
"To the best of our knowledge, Syria has not successfully weaponized biological agents in an effective delivery system, but it possesses conventional weapon systems that could be modified for biological-agent delivery," he said.
We should not forget that the Ottawa Treaty is a disarmament treaty, aimed at global disarmament of a particularly egregious conventional weapon. Equally important, the Ottawa Treaty is a major step in a larger disarmament journey that is and will be needed to achieve widespread human security.
In a series of tweets, the prime minister said India was also committing violation of its own commitments under the 1983 Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons.
the United States and Ukraine signed a new memorandum of understanding on Conventional Weapons Stockpile Management.
WASHINGTON, June 25 (KUNA) -- The US and Ukraine signed Tuesday a new memorandum of understanding on "Conventional Weapons Stockpile Management." The Department of State said in a statement that the memorandum "sets out a USD four million US contribution toward construction of six explosive storehouses over the next two years for the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense." "This project will enhance the safety and security of Ukraine's munitions stockpiles, as well as advance Ukraine closer to its goal of meeting NATO and international standards for physical security and stockpile management," the statement added.
BRANKA MARIJAN attended the Group of Governmental Experts meeting at the United Nations Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW) in Geneva, Switzerland, held August 28 to 31.
He noted on behalf of the Group that any measures and tools used to build confidence and promote the cooperation among nations of the world to eradicate the illicit trade in small arms and light weapons should not contradict the legitimate rights of self-defence, under Article 51 of the UN Charter, in regards to the acquisition and purchase of the conventional weapons for this purpose.
In a statement online, ROP said, "Buraimi police officers prevented a smuggling attempt by two people to smuggle more than 100 rounds of bullets for conventional weapons into the Sultanate through one of the borders." "Police officers at the Hafeet police station and Wadi Jizi arrested four people as they tried to smuggle a number of boxes containing banned cigarettes and 27 kilograms of tobacco in two separate operations," a spokesman explained.
In their letter, the founders warn the review conference of the convention on conventional weapons that this arms race threatens to usher in the "third revolution in warfare" after gunpowder and nuclear arms.
18 -- Sri Lanka said that it supports the establishment of a Group of Governmental Experts (GGE) on Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems (LAWS) in 2017, within the framework of the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW) and to elevate the dialogue on LAWS to a State -driven formal process.

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