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flechette

[fle′shet]
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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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tungsten-rod ("flechette") warhead, which would be designed to
Arafat Hassan Abdel Dayem (24) was severely injured in the second attack, when several flechettes from a tank shell pierced his body.
One was a shredding pattern associated with a warhead packed with flechettes. The Second was the uniformly round penetration holes that could have come from the cannon rounds.
En cuanto al utillaje de dorso, esta representado por una enorme variabilidad de morfotipos: gravettes, microgravettes, hojitas de dorso, flechettes, hojas con borde abatido, etc.
Deadly metal rain; the legality of flechette weapons in international law; a reappraisal following Israel's use of flechettes in the Gaza Strip (2001-2009).
I was shown pictures in a medical report of flechettes (limb-cutting devices) found in explosives that had killed and maimed civilians.
The Apache boasts "the mincer" - a gruesome anti-personnel missile containing 80 5in-long steel darts called flechettes.
They also say the troops are using new types of Grad rockets, including Chinese-made Grads that spread flechettes when they explode to kill as many as possible.
Martel observes that throughout October 1914, on average, the French were dropping daily by airplane 50,000 antipersonnel flechettes (steel darts)--the only suitable airborne projectiles available in large numbers.
Israeli forces may have illegally used two other kinds of weapons in Gaza during Operation Cast Lead: flechettes and Dense Inert Metal Explosive (DIME).