Weaponeering


Weaponeering

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Weaponeering is the field of designing an attack with weapons. Weaponeering is a portmanteau of weapon and engineering.

See also

*Demolition

External links

* [http://thisamericanlife.com/ra/300.ram This American Life interview including discussion of weaponeering for the war in Iraq] (Real Audio).


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