flechette


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flechette

[fle′shet]
(ordnance)
A small fin-stabilized missile, a large number of which can be loaded in an artillery canister or in a warhead.
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Caption: Prototype 12-gauge Flechette shells produced for the U.
2014, 'Israel using flechette shells in Gaza', The Guardian, 20 July, viewed 1 February, 2015, http://www.
Noting that flechette weaponry, considered by many to be inherently indiscriminate and unnecessarily cruel, has become "the standard anti-personnel weapon used by Israel's armor forces," even in the Gaza Strip, one of the most densely populated areas on earth, Barak (international relations, Hebrew U.
These attacks were, however, of little comparison to past incidents in which Israel was criticized for using "dubious weapons" such as flechette armor rounds in the Gaza Strip since 2001.
The investigators also accused Israel's forces of violating international law by being "systematically reckless" in their use of white phosphorous and flechette missiles in built-up areas, and of using Palestinian civilians as human shields.
Shana, 24, died on April 16 when the Israeli tank he was filming opened fire with a flechette round, which releases hundreds of metal darts.
With a great assist from the Washington consensus media, both groups are identified out of context as terrorist groups that hate us for what we are and thus use fanatical suicide bomb terrorists to destroy innocent civilians, without considering in context the "aerial and artillery bombings, fuel-air explosives, flechette rounds, cluster bombs, depleted uranium, phosphorous and napalm" as well as new experimental weapons including the "dense inert metal explosive" by Israel that are equally as indiscriminate but hugely more powerful and destructive.
Winchester was contracted to develop the multiple flechette 12 gauge round for use in these shotguns.
From the standard sub-machine guns, sniper rifles and rocket launchers to the flechette gun, kinetic energy gun, (push and pull objects), mine gun and rail gun, and this is only some of the arsenal available.
Players begin the game with a pneumatic flechette dart gun to immobilize enemies, but can quickly secure more powerful weaponry, such as the assault rifle, flamethrower and the variable-ammo grenade launcher.
They responded with a hail of high explosive and flechette rockets and machine gun fire.