detonating device


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Synonyms for detonating device

a mechanical or electrical explosive device or a small amount of explosive

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the detonating device, timer power unit were housed inside an Addis lunchbox with a purple lid
When the trigger is pulled, a striker (hammer) moves forward and sets off the detonating device (percussion cap or primer), sending a flame straight through the nipple and breech onto the powder.
Ibrahim allegedly sheltered other members of the Maute group at his home in Barangay Culiat, where policemen recovered a 60 mm mortar shell 'with a detonating device' in a raid Monday night.
Dubria earlier said the IED was a 60mm mortar shell rigged to a mobile phone detonating device. This set up is similar to those used by extortionists and terror groups operating in Central Mindanao region.
High-powered firearms, including a .50 caliber sniper rifle, two M-60 machineguns, M-16 rifle, and M-79 grenade launcher, including a detonating device and other gun-making gadgets, were recovered from the residence of a certain Cader Sarosong, the suspected facility operator, Macasero said.
The move came amid reports of terrorist attacks that could have used cellphones as a detonating device.
Isagani Genabe Jr., Northern Mindanao police director, said investigators had recovered fragments of a mortar shell and a cell phone that was apparently used as a remote detonating device from the wreckage of the Rural Transit bus but could not say yet who the perpetrators were.
The IED, fashioned from an 81-millimeter mortar shell fitted with a mobile phone as remote detonating device, was discovered by a duck raiser around 8:20 a.m., according to Barangay Katico village chairman Sancho Salamanca.
However, the complaint filed by the Philippine Army showed Adib was arrested last January 22 at a military checkpoint in Basilan in possession of a hand grenade, rifle grenade, detonating devices and blasting caps.
Seized in his possession were several explosives including a hand grenade, rifle grenade, detonating devices and blasting caps.
The KCNA said the launches "once again examined the operational features of the detonating devices of nuclear warheads mounted on the ballistic rockets".
According to a statement released by North Korea's official KCNA news agency on Wednesday, the test "examined the operational features of the detonating devices of nuclear warheads mounted on the ballistic rockets at the designated altitude over the target area," and aimed at mimicking possible strikes on South Korean ports and airfields hosting US military "hardware." Early on Tuesday, Pyongyang launched three ballistic missiles, believed to be two SCUD missiles and a Rodong medium-range missile, from an area in the North's western region into the Sea of Japan.