fragmentation bomb


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fragmentation bomb

[‚frag·mən′tā·shən ‚bäm]
(ordnance)
An item designed to be dropped from aircraft to produce many small, high-velocity fragments when detonated.
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Since then, American military aid to Morocco has run the gamut of weaponry, including Northrop F-5s, Cobra and Chinook helicopters, fragmentation bombs, surface attack missiles, radar equipment, howitzers, mortars, light arms and jeeps.
When somebody found a store of ancient fragmentation bombs, they were loaded into ancient Bombay transports for nightly excursions over enemy lines.
Bush described the "war on terror" as a war against totalitarian Islamofascism while the Israeli air force was dropping tens of thousands of pounds of iron fragmentation bombs up and down Lebanon, an air campaign that killed 1,300 Lebanese civilians.
These are beer-can-size fragmentation bombs spewed out of huge air- or artillery-delivered canisters to blanket an area the size of two football fields.
The fragmentation bombs - water bottles packed with the 3kg of metal nuts -- were found in Syreford in Gloucester and in Freeland, Oxfordshire, by members of the public in August 2000.
International solidarity over terrorism is being imperilled by the United States' use of fragmentation bombs in Afghanistan, said European Parliament President Nicole Fontaine on October 26.
Then the others took their turn: Tieu did a precise rendering of an F-105; Huong, a sloppy though still identifiable version of an F-4; Thua, an amazingly realistic drawing of an A-6, complete with fragmentation bombs under the wings; and finally Hoa, who paused a long while before beginning a beautifully shaped dove.
122), and to the use of anti-personnel fragmentation bombs to prevent firefighters from putting out the blazes.
Radiation Shield Technologies Introduces Shield that Provides Protection Against Improvised Explosive Devices (IED'S), Radiological Dispersive Devices (RDD'S), Radiological Emission Devices (RED'S), Fragmentation Bombs, Nuclear Spills and Ballistics
A third soldier said fragmentation bombs were used in the attack and that the shelling finally appeared to target the main watch tower.