chemical bomb


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chemical bomb

[′kem·i·kəl ¦bämb]
(ordnance)
A bomb with a chemical agent for the main charge.
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Homemade chemical bombs (HCBs) are made from readily available chemicals.
Each platoon included teams that filled chemical bombs with smoke, incendiaries, and persistent and nonpersistent chemical agents.
Although evidence was sketchy, The New York Times reached for the scare button late Wednesday afternoon, with a headline at the top of its Web site: "Militants Using Chemical Bombs in Iraq"
That, however, is unlikely to end the row over the operation, which involved dozens of officers in protective chemical suits raiding two houses in the hunt for an alleged chemical bomb.
Dozens of officers in protective chemical suits raided the two houses in Lansdown Road, Forest Gate, in the hunt for an alleged chemical bomb.
Then they pulled the house apart in pursuit of a chemical bomb which was not there.
In a six-day examination beginning next Thursday, the three-member team from The Hague-based Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) will check 26 chemical bomb shells retrieved in October 1996 from the lake in the town of Teshikaga.
The first signs came with the GAO's critical work on dozens of troubled weapons programs, including the B-2 Bomber, the Bigeye chemical bomb and the Sergeant York anti-aircraft gun.
The US-led coalition fighter jets conducted chemical bomb attack using white phosphorus on the gatherings of the civilians in al-Baghouz farms in Eastern Deir Ezzur along the border with Iraq on Thursday.
After returning to his seat, Abdulmutallab pushed a small plunger on the chemical bomb in his underwear, an action that produced a "pop," the prosecutor told jurors.
Arrest papers say he had been researching online how to construct a homemade chemical bomb. He is also alleged to have described his desire for violent jihad, or holy war, in his diary.
The evidence of the desperation of Argentinian troops emerged when Paras from the 2nd Battalion found 9,000 gallons of the chemical bomb in Goose Green.
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