fragmentation bomb


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Synonyms for fragmentation bomb

a bomb with only 10 to 20 per cent explosive and the remainder consisting of casings designed to break into many small high-velocity fragments

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The fragmentation bomb has a special significance for the Sahrawis, the people of the Western Sahara.
The crime scene team classified the seized items, including around 42kg of high-grade C4 and TNT; more than 757kg of urea nitrate; Kalashnikovs, pistols, ammunition and detonators; magnetic bombs and grenades; anti-personnel explosives as well as devices which can pierce armoured vehicles; vehicles used for transporting explosives; and four fragmentation bombs which can be launched through an RPG and used to destroy light armoured vehicles.
The crime scene team classified the seized items, including: * Around 42kg of high-grade C4 and TNT * More than 757kg of urea nitrate * Kalashnikovs, pistols, ammunition and detonators * Magnetic bombs and grenades * Anti-personnel explosives as well as devices which can pierce armoured vehicles * Vehicles used for transporting explosives * Four fragmentation bombs which can be launched through an RPG and used to destroy light armoured vehicles.
The crime scene team classified the seized items, including:* Around 42kg of high-grade C4 and TNT* More than 757kg of urea nitrate* Kalashnikovs, pistols, ammunition and detonators* Magnetic bombs and grenades* Anti-personnel explosives as well as devices which can pierce armoured vehicles* Vehicles used for transporting explosives* Four fragmentation bombs which can be launched through an RPG and used to destroy light armoured vehicles.
h leaked documents to Russian media that seem to prove a Ukrainian state-owned defense company is planning to sell fragmentation bombs to Qatar.
The massive bombing of the blockaded country with the help of American smart bombs, cluster bombs, missiles, bunker busters and iron fragmentation bombs has failed to empower hardcore jihadis and al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, intimidate and destroy the resistance movement of Ansarullah, and pacify just about 26 million Yemeni people.
The case study is a March 1943 explosion at a US arsenal that involved over 2,000 clusters of fragmentation bombs and killed 11 people, most of them incinerated by the blast.
Threat assessment indicates that the equipment in the riot control concept shall provide protection against: Blows and kicks, Throwing of objects such as bricks, stones and Molotov cocktails with nitric acid and diesel, Adhesive fluid such as oil, Zalo (detergent) and paint, Use of pointed objects such as sticks and clubs with long spikes on the top, Use of slingshots with hard bullets, fragmentation bombs, broken glass and chains.
The steady toll of attrition on both sides in the conflict in Syria may well be about to explode like the mother-of-all fragmentation bombs.
Snow responded thus: "Mr Regev are you now saying it is not the Israelis who dropped the phosphorus and the fragmentation bombs, it was Hamas& Is that your allegation?
One unit, he said, mangled six brand new Invaders in their first week of flying them, because the bombardiers dropped fragmentation bombs at an altitude so low that they shot up their own planes when the bombs blew.