Weapons of mass destruction


The term weapons of mass destruction refers to nuclear, biological and chemical weapons. These weapons are designed to inflict high numbers of casualties and damage. They are indiscriminate and their use has major long-term consequences.

The main aim of the Belgian security policy is the protection of the population. However, the threat of weapons of mass destruction is not limited to our national territory. This is why our country strives for solutions within regional and international context.

To learn more about the Belgian policy on the different types of weapons of mass destruction, you can click on the following links: