bomb casing

bomb casing

[′bäm ‚kās·iŋ]
(ordnance)
The principal container, usually metal, for the main charge of a bomb.
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The name is often erroneously applied to fragments of shell or bomb casing.
A Gwynedd council spokesperson said: "Contractors working on Pont Briwet uncovered a suspected historic bomb casing while carrying out work on the bridge.
They put the bomb casing on show in the town centre and they used it to collect coins to help the war effort.
For instance, the GBU-38 is a GPS-guided bomb built on the Mk-82 bomb casing, the same casings used during the Vietnam War.
During the first, it supplied shells to the French Army while in the second, they made landing craft and specialised in making shells and bomb casing.
Among the rubble of blasts will be mangled chunks of the bomb casing and, perhaps, other evidence that leads back to the guilty party.
Doctors later removed a chunk of the bomb casing from her hand and slivers of glass from her face.
The M-129 is a bomb casing that holds thousands of leaflets with messages designed to strike fear and confusion into the enemy and to communicate with friendly forces and noncombatants.
The next step was to create two more holes in the bomb casing - one to feed steam through and the other to flush out the melted explosive.
As hundreds of residents returned to their homes last night after being evacuated for safety reasons on Friday, the bomb disposal officer who spent two days trying to defuse the device spoke of his disappointment that he would not be able to present the bomb casing to a local school being built on the site.
Artifacts include a W80 warhead, air-launched cruise missile, Mark 12A, B61 and B83 bombs, and Fat Man, a bomb casing identical to the one dropped on Nagasaki and similar to the device tested at Trinity.
News footage showed two large holes drilled into the side of the bomb casing.