chemical bomb


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chemical bomb

[′kem·i·kəl ¦bämb]
(ordnance)
A bomb with a chemical agent for the main charge.
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Each platoon included teams that filled chemical bombs with smoke, incendiaries, and persistent and nonpersistent chemical agents.
Then they pulled the house apart in pursuit of a chemical bomb which was not there.
The first signs came with the GAO's critical work on dozens of troubled weapons programs, including the B-2 Bomber, the Bigeye chemical bomb and the Sergeant York anti-aircraft gun.
Rumours quickly started circulating of a possible Ebola scare or chemical bomb threat but police reassured locals that was not the case.
Arrest papers say he had been researching online how to construct a homemade chemical bomb.
The evidence of the desperation of Argentinian troops emerged when Paras from the 2nd Battalion found 9,000 gallons of the chemical bomb in Goose Green.
The chemical bomb was set up to mix sulfuric acid with sodium cyanide as soon as a flame ate through two condoms packed with the compounds.
He and his 20-year-old brother, Abul Koyair, were arrested by police hunting for a suspected chemical bomb.
Police had been hunting for a suspected chemical bomb, but officers found nothing and the brothers were eventually released without charge.
In the wake of the raid, Scotland Yard insisted officers had "no choice" but to act after receiving specific intelligence about the existence of a chemical bomb.
He apologised for the "disruption and inconvenience" when a house was raided in the hunt for a suspected chemical bomb last Friday and suspect Mohammed Abdul Kahar was shot in the struggle with armed police.
Napalm, a chemical bomb made up of kerosene and plastic, was a controversial tactic used by the Americans during the war -but the fireballs claimed many civilian casualties.
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