Nuclear

Biological

Chemical

 

State

Substate

State

Substate

State

Substate

Detectable signature?

Yes

Maybe

Maybe

Maybe

Yes

Maybe

Barriers to development

High

Very High

Moderate

Moderate

Low

Moderate

Technical experts

Few

Very Few

Many

Very Few

Many

Few

Casualty potential

Very High

Very High

Very High to Very Low

High to Very Low

Moderate to Low

Low

Is technical capability a limitation?

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

No

No

Availability of materials

Few

Many

Many

Some

Some

Few

Access to materials

Poor

Very Poor

Good

Poor

Very Good

Good

Intelligence target

Moderately Easy

Moderately Hard

Very Hard

Very Hard

Moderately Hard

Hard

Dual use

Yes

N/A

Yes

N/A

Yes

N/A

Trackable/detectable?

Yes

Maybe

Maybe

Maybe

Maybe

Maybe

Attribution possibility?

High to Moderate

Moderate

Low

Very Low

Low

Very Low



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