Both the Cerberus and the Hydra will also be able to fire air burst
munitions, which are in an advanced development stage.
To enhance the lethality of underbar-rel grenade launchers, IMI of Israel developed the Multi Purpose Rifle System (MPRS), a system made of main subsystems: the assault rifle with UBGL, the sight with embedded Fire Control System (FCS) and a 40-mm air burst
grenade with a built-in programmable fuse.
This includes air bursts
above the target that can increase the lethal radius to as much as ten metres.
The projectile's fuze was set to function above the target, resulting in an air burst
which successfully disabled the light vehicles and produced lethal effects on the simulated personnel.
9) Steel balls enclosed in a shell case intended for air bursts
, the invention of Captain Henry Shrapnel.
cause more damage than nukes detonated on the ground, he noted.
Designed with oversized compressed air cannons and reservoirs that permit high volumes of compressed air bursts
to clean the filter cartridges at frequent intervals
8s, mortars and air bursts
and - when not on the guns in action - spent most of our time in slit trenches.
South Carolina Congressmen Henry Brown and Jim DeMint spoke at the event, lauding Force Protection's vehicles, the Cougar and Buffalo, which protect American troops against landmines, Improvised Explosive Devices, small arms fire and air bursts
Based on exploded air bursts
that we've seen in the past this could happen perhaps once a decade," Tyson said before warning that humans are almost completely helpless if a larger asteroid strikes earth.
Wales could see a month's rainfall over the next two days as the hot humid air bursts
into a torrential downpour, the Met Office has predicted.
assets could include laser weapons aimed at satellites to destroy them, other dazzling lasers that could blind sensors on satellites or high-altitude nuclear air bursts
that could take out a swath of civilian and military systems.