Proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.ppt
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Proliferation of weapons of mass destruction Aksyonova A. 18201
Contents 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Definition. Types Nuclear weapon Chemical weapon Biological weapon Public perceptions of WMD
A weapon of mass destruction (WMD) is a weapon that can kill and bring harm to a large number of humans and cause great damage to man-made structures, natural structures, or the biosphere in general.
Types of weapons Nuclear weapon Biological warfare Chemical weapon
Nuclear weapon A nuclear weapon is an explosive device that derives its destructive force from nuclear reactions, either fission or a combination of fission and fusion.
Types of nuclear weapons Fission weapons - generate fission products, the radioactive remains of the atomic nuclei split by the fission reactions. - radioactive (but long-lived) - Fission products are the principal radioactive component of nuclear fallout.
Fusion weapons - produces a large amount of its energy through nuclear fusion reactions - fusion reactions can themselves trigger additional fission reactions
Nuclear Arms Race
International treaties - Partial Test Ban Treaty - Outer Space Treaty - Nuclear Non. Proliferation Treaty - Seabed Arms Control Treaty - Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty
Chemical weapon is a device that uses chemicals formulated to inflict death or harm to human beings.
Treaties Geneva Protocol Washington Naval Treaty Chemical Weapons Convention The OPCW
Biological weapon - is the use of biological toxins or infectious agents with intent to kill humans, animals or plants as an act of war.
BW operations - Offensive - Defensive - Synthetic Biological Warfare Anti-personnel Anti-agriculture Entomological warfare Recent Developments in Biological Warfare Role of public health and disease surveillance Identification of bioweapons
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