conventional weapon

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conventional weapon

A weapon which is neither nuclear, biological, nor chemical.
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Examples of precision conventional weapons include ground-to-ground missiles, air- and submarine-launched cruise missiles, guided bombs and artillery shells, among other systems.
Muscat: One person was arrested by the Royal Oman Police (ROP) in the wilayat of Thamrait for attempting to smuggle conventional weapons. An ROP official said that Thamrait police station received a report that weapons were hidden in a remote area in Thamrait.
Traumatic, or less-lethal weapons are weapons intended to be less likely to kill a living target than conventional weapons. It is often understood that accidental, incidental and correlative casualties are risked wherever force is applied, but less lethal weapons try to minimize the risk as much as possible.
The agenda of the hearing includes voting on the draft law on Iraq's accession to the Convention on the Prohibition of harmful or random Conventional Weapons, and voting on the proposed law to grant finance aid to elementary school students.
The Convention on Conventional Weapons (CCW) has scheduled a conference on the Terminator 2-style technology for May in Geneva.
Everybody is just talking about chemical weapons as if the conventional weapons don't kill or inflict injuries.
NEW YORK (CyHAN)- The United Nations (UN) human rights office said they have been asking for the referral of the situation in Syria to the International Criminal Court (ICC), but they also want the resolution on Syria to focus not only on chemical weapons, but the over 100,000 victims of conventional weapons.
If history is any guide, we will be unable to rely on targeted, conventional weapons to destroy these nuclear warheads.
Washington, Sep 16 ( ANI ): An expert assessment of China's nuclear weapons strategy has highlighted the risk of escalation to nuclear war from a conflict beginning with conventional weapons, due to the unusual structure of the nation's military.
MEPs believe that for the treaty to be as effective as possible, it must cover "the widest possible range of activities in the trade in conventional weapons," including import, export, transfer, manufacture under foreign licence, stockpile management and all related services, which include brokering, transportation and finance.
Sajjadi insisted that the S-300 shipment does not fall under the resolution, which prohibits the sale of conventional weapons, including missiles, tanks, military helicopters, warplanes and warships to Iran.
funding is being requested under Conventional Weapons Destruction.

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