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Typetechnology
Interest ofBruce George
Subpage(s)Weapon/Manufacture
Weapon/Testing

"Weapons of Mass Destruction"

Full article: Weapon of Mass Destruction

The plastic phrase "weapon of mass destruction" is used as an enemy image. Like "terrorism" it is an exonym - it describes weapons and technologies that other people have.

Manufacture

Full article: Stub class article Weapon/Manufacture

The leading manufacturers of arms are well represented in the UN Security Council.

Testing

Full article: Rated 5/5 Weapon/Testing

 

Examples

Page nameDescription
"Weapon of mass destruction"A plastic word and enemy image hyped as part of Operation Mass Appeal
Ammunition
BAE Systems/ProductsBAE Systems covers a wide range of products and projects. Few of them, however, are anything that the ordinary consumer would ever buy. BAE products are mostly intended for the defence procurement of nation states, and to a lesser extent, the huge budgets of airlines such as British Airways.
Car bomb
Depleted uraniumDepleted uranium is a toxic substance that better had been prohibited by international treaties decades ago, but American generals don't want to give up this capability.
Directed-energy weapon
DroneRemote controlled flying robots, used for a wide range of purposes by governments or private companies as they're getting banned throughout the world for personal use.
Electromagnetic weapon
Gun
Land mineA weapon which is semi-buried in the ground until activated, e.g. by someone stepping on them.
Laser
Less lethal weaponWeapons not intended to kill, but to disable, for example by causing pain
Mob Excess Deterrent Using Silent AudioMicrowave-based auditory effect weapon.
Non-lethal weaponNon-lethal weapons are a more attractive option for dictatorships keen to hide their murderous nature. The most active researcher seems to be the US Pentagon.


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