high-explosive love

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  • It can also be used to produce high-explosive weapons, such as armor-piercing rockets.

    Iran Pressed to Resolve Discrepancy on Uranium

  • David Goldma/Associated Press U.S. soldiers fired a high-explosive round at an insurgent target after the base came under attack in Kunar province, Afghanistan, Thursday.

    Asia in Pictures

  • They said a former Russian nuclear scientist, Vyacheslav Danilenko, is the official cited in the report as making a string of visits to Tehran from 1996 through 2002 to help Iran develop a high-explosive initiation system, which can be used to trigger a nuclear device.

    Iran Accused of Nuclear Aims

  • All night the Luftwaffe circled, pummeling the docklands and their adjacent working-class neighborhoods with high-explosive and incendiary bombs.

    Black Saturday

  • Two blocks either side of the Green Line was virtually destroyed, buildings blown to pieces from high-explosive artillery shells and mortar rounds.

    American Assassin

  • From high, medium, and low level, 179 bombers and 146 fighters pulverized the place with high-explosive bombs and napalm.

    Whirlwind

  • The Equalizer normally uses PGU-20/U armor-piercing incendiary (API) or PGU-22 or PGU-25 high-explosive incendiary (HEI) ammunition and fires at a rate of 3,600 rounds per minute or sixty rounds a second.

    A Nightmare’s Prayer

  • A hundred and fifty high-explosive incendiary HEI rounds spewed from the nose of my Harrier.

    A Nightmare’s Prayer

  • Since the supposedly more powerful 107 millimeter weapon Stalin remembered so fondly was a howitzer, it was designed to lob high-explosive shells down on enemy troops, not to disable armored vehicles.

    Deathride

  • In the districts around the southern city of Kandahar, soldiers from the Army's 101st Airborne Division have demolished dozens of homes that were thought to be booby-trapped, and they have used scores of high-explosive line charges - a weapon that had been used only sparingly in the past - to blast through minefields.

    Afghan War Enters The Black Comedy Stage Of Operations: More Tanks!

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