This issue consists following items
the most powerful weapon of its time.
BLACK MARKET WEAPONS Third World Submarines
BY DANIEL J. REVELLE AND LARA LUMPE; SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, AUGUST 1994
The proliferation of submarines may be a threat to established navies and regional stability,
but to arms manufacturers it is a market opportunity.
HIDDEN WEAPONS The Horror of Land Mines
BY GINO STRADA; SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, MAY 1996
Land mines kill or maim more than 15,000 people each year. Most victims are innocent civilians.
Many are children. Still, mines are planted by the thousands every day.
BIOLOGICAL WEAPONS The Specter of Biological Weapons
BY LEONARD A. COLE; SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, DECEMBER 1996
States and terrorists alike have shown a growing interest in germ warfare.
More stringent arms-control efforts are needed to discourage attacks.
NON-LETHAL WEAPONS Fighting Future Wars
BY GARY STIX; SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, DECEMBER 1995
U.S. military planners hope to rely on improved versions of the technologies tested in the
Gulf War to help fight the next Saddam Hussein. They may be preparing for the wrong conflict.
...& mine most favourite part
SWIFT SUBSEA WEAPONS Warp Drive Underwater
BY STEVEN ASHLEY; SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, MAY 2001
Traveling inside drag-cutting bubbles, secret torpedoes and other subsea naval systems
can move hundreds of miles per hour.
Scientific American Online Issue 01 2002 - The Science of War-Weapons