conventional weaponry

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conventional weaponry (uncountable)

  1. Destructive implements of warfare which are not nuclear, chemical, or biological in nature.
    • 1991, "World Notes FRANCE," Time, 17 Jun.,
      The French initiative calls for the elimination of chemical weapons, a ban on production of biological arms and the reduction of nuclear arsenals. As for conventional weaponry, the plan aims to establish "a balance of forces" in each region of the world.

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