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radiological dispersal device meaning

  "radiological dispersal device" in a sentence
  • [Defence]
    A device, other than a nuclear explosive device, designed to disseminate radioactive material in order to cause destruction, damage, or injury.
    Also called RDD.
    (JP 3-41)

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  1. Instead, a dirty bomb _ also known as a radiological dispersal device and sometimes referred to as a suitcase bomb and other shorthand terms _ would do its damage by using a conventional explosion to propell radioative material into the air.
  2. The statement provided only scant details about the material taken from Iraq, but said it included " roughly 1, 000 highly radioactive sources " that " could potentially be used in a radiological dispersal device, " or dirty bomb.
  3. Such a weapon _ also called a radiological dispersal device _ would rely on spreading industrial or medical-grade radioactive material in a populated area, causing widespread fear of exposure, the officials told the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wednesday.
  4. Instead, a dirty bomb-- also known as a radiological dispersal device and sometimes referred to as a suitcase bomb and other shorthand terms-- would do its damage by using a conventional explosion to propell radioative material into the air.
  5. "Had the terrorists at the World Trade Center used a radiological dispersal device, most parts of lower Manhattan would have been rendered uninhabitable, " said Tariq Rauf, director of the nonproliferation program at the Monterey Institute of International Studies.

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