Chemical Weaponry: A Continuing Challenge (Hardback)Edward M. Spiers (author)
Hardback 230 Pages / Published: 05/05/1989
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Chemical weapons are still a viable military option. This book assesses their appeal by examining how the agents, munitions and protective equipment of chemical warfare have evolved since 1915; how technological innovations and refinements in weaponry have altered tactical assumptions; and how these weapons have been employed in conflicts from the First World War to the Gulf War. The author argues that the weapon technology has proved inherently dynamic, that a new generation of biochemical agents may soon be available, and that arms control may not be able to curb these developments.
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages: 230
Weight: 455 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 20 mm
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