List of U.S. biological weapons topics

List of U.S. biological weapons topics

The United States had a biological weapons program from 1943 until 1969. Today, the nation is a member of the Biological Weapons Convention and has renounced biological warfare.


Agencies and organizations

Military and government agencies and schools

Biological weapons program locations

  • United States biological weapons program
  • Granite Peak Range
  • Edgewood Arsenal
  • Fort Detrick and the U.S. Army Biological Warfare Laboratories
  • Building 101
  • Building 257

Treaties, laws and policies


Canceled weapons

  • E77 balloon bomb
  • E99 bomblet
  • Flettner rotor, an experimental biological cluster bomb sub-munition
  • Project St. Jo
  • SPD Mk I, 4 lb. WWII-era biological bomb

Other weapons

  • 20 mm particulate projectile
  • E120 bomblet
  • E133 bomb, 750 lb. cluster bomb, held 544 bomblets
  • E14 munition, sub-muntion for E86 cluster bomb
  • E23 munition, sub-munition for E77 cluster bomb
  • E48 particulate bomb (E48R2), sub-munition for E96 cluster
  • E61 bomb (E61R4)
  • E86 cluster bomb
  • E95 bomblet
  • E96 cluster bomb
  • M114 bomb, 4 lb. biological anti-personnel bomb, sub-munition for the M33 cluster bomb
  • M115 bomb, a 500 lb. anti-crop bomb
  • M143 bomblet
  • M33 cluster bomb
  • SUU-24/A dispenser

Weaponized biological agents

Researched biological agents

Exercises, incidents and accidents

Biological attacks

Operations and exercises

See also


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Игры ⚽ Поможем решить контрольную работу

Look at other dictionaries:

  • List of U.S. chemical weapons topics — The U.S. chemical weapons program began during World War I. Chemical weapons were only used during that war. Chemical weapons production ended in 1969. The United States renounced chemical weapons in 1997 and destruction of stockpiled weapons is… …   Wikipedia

  • Biological Weapons Convention — For other uses, see BWC (disambiguation). Biological Weapons Convention Signed April 10, 1972 Location London, Moscow, and Washington, D.C. Effective March 26, 1975 Condition Ratification by 22 states Parties 165 as of October 2011 (Complete… …   Wikipedia

  • List of states with nuclear weapons — Map of nuclear weapons countries of the world.   NPT nuclear weapon States (China, France, Russia, UK, USA) …   Wikipedia

  • Biological warfare — For the use of biological agents by terrorists, see bioterrorism. Weapons of mass destruction …   Wikipedia

  • List of environmental topics (B) — This is a list of environmental topics. They relate to the effect of human activity on the environment.*B Reactor ( plutonium production reactor ) (in Washington state in the US) *Bachelor of Environmental Studies *Baku Tbilisi Ceyhan pipeline… …   Wikipedia

  • List of environmental topics (C) — This is a list of environmental topics. They relate to the effect of human activity on the environment.*cadmium poisoning *California Air Resources Board *California Certified Organic Farmers *California Coastal Conservancy *California… …   Wikipedia

  • List of Star Trek materials — This is a list of fictional materials from the science fiction universe of Star Trek. Like other aspects of stories in the franchise, some were recurring plot elements from one episode or series to another. Contents 1 Metals for starship… …   Wikipedia

  • United States and weapons of mass destruction — The federal government of the United States is known to have possessed three types of weapons of mass destruction: nuclear weapons, chemical weapons and biological weapons. The U.S. is the only country to have used nuclear weapons in combat. The… …   Wikipedia

  • List of conspiracy theories — The list of conspiracy theories is a collection of the most popular unproven theories related but not limited to clandestine government plans, elaborate murder plots, suppression of secret technology and knowledge, and other supposed schemes… …   Wikipedia

  • List of United Nations-related topics — This is a list of topics related to United Nations.United Nations* United Nations * United Nations System * United Nations Compensation Commission * 1996 shelling of Qana * 2005 World Summit * 2006 United Nations Security Council election * 2010… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”