Weapons and ammunition management (WAM) is a global issue in which nations are responsible for the physical security and stockpile management (PSSM) of weapons and ammunition to help mitigate weapons diversion and proliferation, and to prevent against an unplanned explosions at munitions sites (UEMS). Although in most instances preventable, UEMS incidents have increased, leading to significant loss of life, life-changing injuries to innocent civilians, and damage to property.¹
"Managing Risk Through Transparency and Cooperation: Improving Lebanon’s PSSM Capacity,"
The Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction: Vol. 25
, Article 26.
Available at: https://commons.lib.jmu.edu/cisr-journal/vol25/iss1/26