persistent agent


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persistent agent

A chemical agent that, when released, remains able to cause casualties for more than 24 hours to several days or weeks.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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In 1997, India had used a suspicious non persistent agent on the line of control to raid a Pakistani protective detachment.
But unlike chorine, which has a half-life of a few minutes, mustard gas is a persistent agent, Hamish de Bretton Gordon, a chemical and biological weapons expert told The Daily Star, meaning that it can remain in the buildings and in the ground for months or even years.
The persistent agent nudging him inch by hilarious inch closer to a deal Beverly would be dead against is setting us up for a massive crisis as the series draws to a close.
The persistent agent nudging him inch by hilarious inch closer to a deal Beverley would be dead against is setting us up for a massive crisis as the series draws to a close.
AR: The need for customer interaction compliance is driven by increasing government regulations, persistent agent churn and increased handling of frontline interactions by outsourced agents.
But the persistent agent and client pillaging has left rivals to wonder when the sheer weight of CAA's client roster will cause it to buckle.
Though the Air Force believed that World War II munitions were not suitable for agent use, the Army contended that they had a requirement for tactical air support with a persistent agent. The Air Force, recognizing the power of GB, wanted a persistent G-series agent.
Knowledge management must be a persistent agent of both business and information technology strategic planning.
And although he was once again unsuccessful in convincing the manager to sign him up, a persistent agent has secured a third trial in what the player sees as his last chance to impress.
Tait has also been offered a keeper he does not want, and will not back down despite the efforts of a persistent agent.
Some Java-based and other mobile agent systems also provide persistent agent state information.
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