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 remains of the exploded bomb casing in the Chad Brook stream
The project partners create an ablated notch in the bomb casing with laser radiation, and then trigger the deflagration in a second step.
Markus Schindler, EU representative, said the new school bell replaced the vintage bomb casing that the school was using, noting that the old bell seemed to represent Marawi's past.
The name is often erroneously applied to fragments of shell or bomb casing. 10) A sowar.
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.