fratricide


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fratricide

(1) The killing of one’s sibling.
(2) A rarely used term for a person who commits fratricide.

fratricide

(frăt′rĭ-sīd″) [L. fratricidium]
Murder of one's brother or sister.
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The goals are clear and developments are marching steadily toward those goals: significantly reduced time to "iron on target," significantly reduced probability of fratricide or attack on noncombatants and targeting accuracy to meet the needs of new precision-strike weapons.
When forces are fighting in dose proximity to each other, fratricide is a concern, Greenwood said.
An Air Force official told National Defense that the B-52 fratricide incident in Afghanistan last year, which killed three U.S.
While the extremely light casualties inflicted by the Iraqi forces may have skewed the data to exaggerate the fratricide rate, there is little denying the emotional impact of photos of Bradley fighting vehicles destroyed by friendly fire with all crew lost.
He said that there have been five cases of fratricide in the three Forces in the same time period.
FT538 is a universal, off-the-shelf NK cell product candidate that expresses both a novel IL-15 receptor fusion for cytokine-independent persistence and a hnCD16 Fc receptor for augmented ADCC, and additionally lacks CD38 expression to eliminate fratricide when combined with CD38-targeting monoclonal antibody therapy.
Mode 5 is an air-combat identification system which positively distinguishes friendly from enemy aircraft, reducing fratricide. The technology employs spread-spectrum radio transmissions that are difficult for adversaries to intercept or jam and encrypts data with keys that change every few seconds.
Until 2017, it was observed by Indian parliament that since 2014 nearly 310 personnel of Indian Army committed suicide, and 11 personnel committed acts of fratricide and in another report between 2001 and 2011, there were 1056 incidents of suicide in the Indian Army alone out of 1330 cases among the tri-services of the Indian military.
"Hamlet" is a tragedy that begins with a fratricide for the purpose of usurping a king's throne.
Summary: The national epic of mythical Rome -- born out of internecine political struggle and fratricide -- may well become a fitting allegory for post-election Lebanon.
A number will be both, driven by the poisonous passion for Tory fratricide which treats him as the enemy and Labour a mere opposition.