microwave bomb

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Synonyms for microwave bomb

a bomb that explodes in midair and releases a massive burst of electromagnetic energy sufficient to disable computers and telecommunications without killing people or damaging buildings


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They have a new microwave bomb capable of knocking out Baghdad's electricity supply without damaging any buildings.
As he spoke, huge B-52 Stratofortress and B2 Stealth bombers thundered overhead as cruise missiles and 2000lb microwave bombs crashed into Saddam Hussein's command and control centres.
When Blair speaks about the "moral case" for sending hundreds of missiles against this nation of so many children, as well as new types of cluster bombs and bunker bombs and microwave bombs, and shells tipped with pure uranium, a form of nuclear weapon, the images of the two sisters provide an eloquent commentary on the Prime Minister's Christian "morality".
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