Weapon of Mass Destruction

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Weapon of Mass Destruction

Any weapon designed to kill human beings in exceptionally large numbers. Examples include biological, chemical and nuclear weapons. International agreements limit the spread of these weapons and they are rarely used in practice. However, they remain a significant political risk in some parts of the world.
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In support of the Strategic Weapon System, BAE Systems will modify and update system test procedures and plan for and participate in SWS testing during submarine overhaul, refit and backfit.
Service frequency, of course, is a strategic weapon for high market share distributors.
Speaking to reporters in the Southern Iranian port city of Bandar Abbas on Friday, Rear Admiral Fadavi said on Friday that the IRGC's massive wargames ended after three days in Southern Iran after testing a strategic weapon.
Kevin Campbell, global managing partner for business-process management with Andersen Consulting's outsourcing unit, confirms the trend: "Outsourcing has moved from a cost-reduction tactic to a strategic weapon.
Custom tailored to address the audience most interested in client companies' investment appeal, Kei's approach transforms investor relations into a strategic weapon for the development and enhancement of shareholder value.
Combined Synopsis/Solicitation:Basic Order Agreement (BOA) N00030-16-G-0053 Order for TRIDENT II (D5) Strategic Weapon System (SWS) Navigation Subsystem support of AS-3896B Antenna Removal
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un observed the missile launch, describing it as a "world-level strategic weapon," according to KCNA.
The Trident Strategic Weapon System stands guard every minute of every day, thanks to the dedication and forward thinking of the Navy program office, the submarine crews and the industry team.
strategic nuclear forces to as few as 300 deployed warheads - below the number believed to be in China's arsenal and far fewer than current Russian strategic weapon stocks.
Panelists will address software innovation as a strategic weapon for corporate growth as well as best practices in communicating and collaborating with key stakeholders for accurate software requirements.
General Dynamics will be responsible to provide support and modernization of the existing SSBN strategic weapon system to include fire control subsystem installation, maintenance, sustainment, training and repairs to navigation and launch subsystems.
Under the contract, BAE Systems will provide system engineering and integration support for the Trident I (C4) and Trident II (D5) Fleet Ballistic Missile Strategic Weapon System (SWS) programs.

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