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Sigma KEE - RadioactiveWeapon
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radioactive weapon
A WeaponOfMassDestruction which achieves its effect through radioactivity, either by an explosion resulting from nuclear fission or by a conventional explosive device that scatters radioactive debris.
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Parents weapon of mass destruction Nuclear, chemical and biological weapons. What these weapons have in common is that they are designed to kill large numbers of people indiscriminately.
Children nuclear weaponAn ExplosiveDevice and RadioactiveWeapon which achieves its effect by means of a critical mass of a radioactive substance.
 radiological weaponWeapons which are designed to spread radioactive particles over a large area by means of a conventional explosive device rather than a nuclear reaction. These weapons are often referred to as 'dirty bombs'.


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