Nuclear, Chemical, and Biological Terrorism

Nuclear, Chemical, and Biological Terrorism

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This book provides guidance on measures that should be considered to protect human lives from terrorist activities involving nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons. It provides a historical summary of the development and use of these weapons, and continues with a detailed discussion of the types of radiation and warfare agents that are available, including methods for dispersing them. The text also analyzes human exposure to radiation or chemical and biological agents, along with treatment methods that are available to treat exposed individuals. The authors provide an exploratory look at emergency preparedness measures that can be enacted to mitigate future emergencies, including training techniques and strategies.The device was placed in the rear cargo portion of a 1-ton Ford F350 Econoline van rented from the Ryder agency in Jersey City, New Jersey. ... The fusing system consisted of two 20-minute lengths of a nonelectric burning fuse.


Title:Nuclear, Chemical, and Biological Terrorism
Author: Mark E. Byrnes, David A. King, Philip M. Tierno, Jr.
Publisher:CRC Press - 2003-06-26
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