thermobaric


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thermobaric

(ˌθɜːməʊˈbærɪk)
adj
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) (of an explosive device or explosion) detonated by means of an explosive substance reacting spontaneously with air
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With regard to the number of missiles, bombs and missiles thrown at Yemen during the four years of the aggression, he said that at least 2951 photoflash bombs and 3721 sound bombs not to mention dropping dozens of thermobaric weapons.
* Nuclear, biological, and chemical regiment: Nuclear, biological, and chemical reconnaissance and decontamination units, and thermobaric weapon (RPO Shmel/TOS-1A Solntsepyok) units.
"One of particular interest in urban warfare is the ability to unleash an anti-personnel thermobaric warhead through a concrete wall and into a room without necessarily injuring those in nearby rooms and also without bringing down the house or building," he wrote.
Those can be fitted with destructive thermobaric and incendiary warheads.
Villanueva said Philippine Army will be purchasing mortar ammo rounds for 60mm and 81mm mortar; ammo rounds (HE,HEAT, thermobaric) for RPG; ammo rounds for small arms (5.56, 7.62 and 50) calibers; and various ammo for 40mm.
The probability of HCs formation in shales and their quality is defined by kerogen type, katagenesis kinetics and thermobaric environment.
There are number of cottage industries that use HCFCs in very small quantities like in thermobaric, flexible and spray sub-sectors.
He said it was possible the Syrian regime had used thermobaric weapons, explosives that use oxygen from the surrounding air to generate a high-temperature explosion, in an area west of Douma.
Hemo said: "The missiles are not American nor Russian, but thermobaric missiles we found on the black market and developed ourselves.
Cho, "Development of new thermobaric explosive composition using nickel coated aluminium powder," in Proceedings of the 38th International Annual Conference ofICT, Karlsruhe, Germany, June 2007.