Chemical Weaponry: A Continuing Challenge (Paperback)

Chemical Weaponry: A Continuing Challenge By Edward M. Spiers Cover Image
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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.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781349198832
ISBN-10: 1349198838
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: January 1st, 1989
Pages: 230
Language: English