weaponize

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Military To concentrate or alter a process, pathogen or chemical so that it can be used as a weapon

Terrorism To adapt a thing (a non-weapon) for use as a weapon—e.g., shoes, box cutters, shoelaces, chopsticks, coins

weaponize

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To convert a bacterial culture or some other substance into an agent that can be used to injure or kill.
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It has got away with this for some time, but with evidence starting to appear that the weaponisation may be happening now under the present government, rather than being some sort of abandoned programme from a past government, Ahmadinejad will not be able to get away with the same brinkmanship.
The much talked about Hyde Act, is an act that applies to the US, and not to India, and in any event, Article 2(4) of the 123 agreement, makes it amply clear that nothing will bind India's right to use its nuclear fuel, obtained from sources other than the 123 agreements, so as to take forward inter alia, its weaponisation programme.
Nuclear weapons are designed and weaponisation of space has been already initiated by many developed countries.
But as innovation progresses; it is quite evident that weaponisation of Artificial Intelligence is plausible and therefore is the future of armed forces around the world.
According to him, this is due to the fact that the technology has now matured to a point that overcomes a large number of the challenges previously preventing the weaponisation of the laser technology: "One of the key advantages of laser weapons is their favourable cost exchange ratio," Mr.
The political weaponisation of education makes it difficult to improve things but this little school in the Highlands have reminded us that alternatives to stagnant educational thinking are out there.
As more devices, ranging from automobiles to pacemakers, are placed online, malicious hackers could turn the "Internet of Things" (IOT) into "the weaponisation of everything.
Sudarshan, and other sources have also disclosed that there was a plan to go in for nuclear explosions and weaponisation when Vajpayee formed the Government in 1996.
Much of Iran's covert weaponisation activities took place in facilities that, thanks to the deal's monitoring mechanisms, the international community will have a hard time inspecting.
In order to highlight the role of the Air Defence Forces, we first need to know the position of the Israeli air force and their high level of combat efficiency and sophisticated modern weaponisation.
It can take a very long time to weaponisation and far longer to operationalisation, which is the process of building compact reliable rugged weapons and pairing them off with delivery vehicles.
Russia only came in second, China in third, Weaponisation of NATO/US in fourth and ISIS in fifth.