Convention on Conventional Weapons (CCW) News
- DoD News Briefing , November 5, 1998 -- There has, to my knowledge, been no definitive answers to the source of the laser. The individuals who have looked into the matter believe that the strength of those toys is not such to have been able to cause the eye irritations that occurred with the chief warrant officer and the sergeant.
- BOSNIA LASER ATTACK Voice of America 04 November 1998 - JOHN PIKE SAYS WITH SO MANY LASERS PLAYING SO MANY BATTLEFIELD
ROLES, IT WILL BE DIFFICULT TO ENFORCE THE BAN ON THESE WEAPONS.
- Lasers Burn U.S. Pilots’ Eyes ABC News 04 November 1998 - “These lasers can be extremely disruptive to American military operations.” — John Pike of the Federation of American Scientists.
- DoD News Briefing , November 3, 1998 -- On the 24th of October there was a helicopter that was, the crew of the helicopter that was involved in this included a chief warrant officer who was the pilot and a sergeant who was an air crewman. They reported eye irritations as a result of an incident involving a laser that came from a residential area.
- Statement by Foreign Minister Keizo Obuchi on the entering into
force of the Additional Protocol on Blinding Laser Weapons to the CCW July 29, 1998
- HRW Questions U.S. Laser Programs As Blinding Laser Weapon Ban Becomes International Law July 1998
- General Assembly A/RES/51/49 8 January 1997 Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons Which May Be Deemed to Be Excessively Injurious or to Have Indiscriminate Effects
- Prorogation: Her Majesty's SpeechHouse of Lords Thursday, 17th October 1996.
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