4 edition of Antipersonnel Weapons found in the catalog.
Stockholm International Peace Research Institute.
by Taylor & Francis Ltd
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||314|
destruction in its wake, including vast arsenals of nuclear weapons, other weapons of mass destruction, and related materials. The antipersonnel land mines and countless small arms left behind also pose an increasing threat to humanity. An estimated million antipersonnel land mines are stillCited by: 7. Sep 23, · Book Review: The (Real) Revolution In Military Affairs. Considerable amounts of ink have been been spent in writings about the Revolution in Military wiztechinplanttraining.com is a concept that claims that new military doctrines, strategies, tactics and technologies would lead to an abrupt and significant change in the conduct of warfare.
Jun 11, · Published by Oxford University Press, Although today there is a flood of books on the law of armed conflict and emerging technologies of weapons (such as armed UAVs, or autonomous or highly automated weapons), or specific weapons and the law (such as nuclear weapons, or chemical weapons, or landmines), there are surprisingly few book-length treatments of the law of weapons as . Vietnam War Weapons: Ak, M16 Rifle, M18a1 Claymore Antipersonnel Mine, Napalm, M Howitzer, M Howitzer, M Howitzer, Mosin-nagant (Inglés) Tapa blanda – 15 sep Format: Tapa blanda.
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An anti-personnel weapon is a weapon primarily used to maim or kill infantry and other personnel not behind armor, as opposed to attacking structures or vehicles, or hunting wiztechinplanttraining.com development of defensive fortification and combat vehicles gave rise to weapons designed specifically to attack them, and thus a need to distinguish between those systems and ones intended to attack people.
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The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Get this from a library. The technology of killing: a military and political history of antipersonnel weapons.
[Eric Prokosch] -- "Vietnam, Afghanistan, Cambodia, Somalia More soldiers and civilians have died from land mines and other 'conventional' antipersonnel weapons than from any other type of modern armament. Yet. Anti-Personnel Weapons by Stockholm International Peace Research Institute and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at wiztechinplanttraining.com Anti-personnel mines are used in a similar manner to anti-tank mines, in static "mine fields" along national borders or in defense of strategic positions as described in greater detail in the land mine article.
What makes them different from most anti-tank mines, however, is their smaller size, which enables large numbers to be simultaneously deployed over a large area.
3 Current Uses of Antipersonnel Landmines. Landmines are subtle and much misunderstood weapons. Traditionally they are a means of transforming the terrain to the defender's advantage, rather than providing a definitive barrier. Alternative Technologies to Replace Antipersonnel Landmines emphasizes the role that technology can play to allow certain weapons to be used more selectively, reducing the danger to uninvolved civilians while improving the effectiveness of the U.S.
military. Landmines are an important weapon in the U.S. military’s arsenal but the persistent. This book provides the historical, military, technical and clinical background to the present international legal discussions of specific anti-personnel weapons. It provides the facts not only for the diplomat engaged in negotiations or in preparing a brief for his government but also for international organizations, peace groups and concerned.
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Jan 04, · By the early 16th century, European knights began using gunpowder as fire pots. These hand bombs were highly effective as antipersonnel weapons.
The use of firearm shot in the mixture was a natural progression. This was the first instance of the use of the explosive hand grenade, which could be embedded with dozens of iron spikes.
Weapons belong to one of three classifications. Light weapons can be mounted on any ship but are most typically found on smaller fighters and bombers. While dangerous, light weapons do not have the firepower necessary to damage very large starships. Heavy weapons are a serious threat to any vessel but can be mounted only on Medium or larger.
Electromagnetic Radiation (emr)Weapons: As Powerful As The Atomic Bomb By Cheryl Welsh, president Development of New Antipersonnel Weapons by Louise Doswald-Beck and Gerald C. Cauderay. Paddington Press book, Mind Manipulators and Dr.
Colin Ross. biological, and cyber weapons as WMD, relegating chemical, high-explosive, and incendiary weapons to a lesser category. Along another dimension, there are near-universal bans on states’ use of biological weapons--BW, chemical weapons--CW, antipersonnel land mines, exploding anti-personnel bullets, and even on possession of.
From Britannica Book Of The Year. which had promised the U.S. in that the antipersonnel weapons would be used only "for internal security and legitimate self-defense," contended that its invasion of Lebanon and its use of the bombs were acts of self-defense because they discouraged further raids into Israel by the Palestine Liberation.Paul Scharre’s new book on autonomous weapons begins with an account of an incident he experienced while on patrol as a US Army Ranger in Afghanistan in A young girl of five or six years old herding a couple of goats approached Scharre’s team while they were taking cover in the mountains.
As she.Feb 01, · Chemical Warfare during the Vietnam War documents the use of antipersonnel chemical weapons throughout the Vietnam War, and explores their effectiveness under the wide variety of circumstances in which they were employed. The short, readable account follows the US program as it progressed from a focus on the humanitarian aspects of non-lethal weapons to their use as a/5.