Fuel-air explosive

Other Names:
Fuel bomb

The warhead contains fuel that is dispersed into the air by an initial explosion. A second explosion ignites the mixture of air and fuel, creating a fireball and shock wave. It can be 10 times more powerful than conventional explosives of the same size.

Broader Problems:
Offensive weapons
Narrower Problems:
Injurious explosions
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 7: Affordable and Clean Energy
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST