fuel-air bomb

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Synonyms for fuel-air bomb

a bomb that uses a fuel-air explosive

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The Syrian army has used fuel-air bombs extensively since the conflict broke out.
The use of fuel-air bombs that create giant fireballs over nonmilitary targets was protested.
While the fuel-air bombs spray flammable liquid over a wide area before igniting it to cause a massive firestorm which sucks in people from some distance away and melts their flesh, the smaller-scale thermobaric weapons in which Britain is interested deliver a precise blast by igniting the fuel immediately it leaves the warhead on impact.