Problem

Fuel-air explosive

Other Names:
Fuel bomb
Nature:

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:
Bombardment
Offensive weapons
Narrower Problems:
Injurious explosions
Values:
Explosion
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 7: Affordable and Clean Energy
Date of last update
06.05.2019 – 16:55 CEST