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Thermobaric weapon

A thermobaric weapon is one of the most devastating weapons as they cause significantly greater destruction than a conventional bomb of comparable size. About thermobaric weapon It uses oxygen from the surrounding air to generate a high-temperature explosion. It is also known as an aerosol bomb, fuel-air explosive (FAE), or vacuum bomb. The fuel-air explosive ..

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What are Cluster Munitions and Vacuum Bombs?

On February 28, 2022, Human rights groups Amnesty International and Ukraine’s ambassador to the United States Oksana Markarova accused Russia of using vacuum bombs and cluster bombs in the ongoing war. What are cluster munitions? As per 2008 Convention on Cluster Munitions, cluster munition means a “conventional munition which is designed to release or disperse ..