Weapons

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Outline Of Martial Arts - Martial Arts Weapons
... Clubs Fencing weapons Knives Practice weapons Shields Sickles Staff or stick weapons Spear weapons Swords Batons ...
United Kingdom And Weapons Of Mass Destruction
... The United Kingdom possesses, or has possessed, a variety of weapons of mass destruction, including nuclear, biological, and chemical weapons ... The United Kingdom is one of the five official nuclear weapon states under the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty and has an independent nuclear deterrent ... renounced the use of chemical and biological weapons in 1956 and subsequently destroyed its general stocks ...
Soviet War In Afghanistan - International Positions On Soviet Intervention
... Weapons supplies were made available through numerous countries the United States purchased all of Israel's captured Soviet weapons clandestinely, and then funnelled the ... China provided the most relevant weapons, likely due to their own experience with guerrilla warfare, and kept meticulous record of all the shipments ...
Nth Country Experiment
... recent young physicists who had just received their PhDs, though had no prior weapons experience, to develop a working nuclear weapon design using only unclassified information, and with basic ... declassified version of the summary, it was apparently judged by lab weapons experts that the team had come up with a credible design for the technically more challenging ... It is likely that they would have been able to design a simpler gun combination weapon even more quickly, though in such a case the limiting factor in developing such a weapon ...
Nine Years' War - Weapons, Technology, and The Art of War - Naval Developments
... Combat between naval fleets was decided by cannon duels delivered by ships in line of battle fireships were also used but were mainly successful against anchored and stationary targets while the new bomb vessels were best used as shore bombardment ... Yet sea battles were rarely decisive and it was almost impossible to inflict enough damage on ships and men to win a clear victory ultimate success depended not on tactical brilliance but on sheer weight of numbers ...

Famous quotes containing the word weapons:

    When it comes to my own turn to lay my weapons down, I shall do so with thankfulness and fatigue, and whatever be my destiny afterward, I shall be glad to lie down with my fathers in honour. It is human at least, if not divine.
    Robert Louis Stevenson (1850–1894)

    Boys should not play with weapons more dangerous than they understand.
    —E.T.A.W. (Ernst Theodor Amadeus Wilhelm)