An archive of verified images of munitions from conflict zones and tools to help users understand the key distinctions between munitions.

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Classification groups of key explosive munitions used in conflicts

Munition Category

State of the munition in the image

Munition Condition

The type of fins visible on the munition

Fins Characteristic

Features of munitions that affect their aerodynamics

Shape

Parts defining the operation mechanisms of a projectile that are visible in the image.

Mechanical Feature

Thickness of the body of a munition’s warhead or payload

Wall

491 results

IC41

Date

2022/03/25

Code

IC41

Weight

Air-Delivered Bomb

Air-delivered bombs are bombs that are dropped from an aerial vehicle. Compared to other munition categories, they are typically large and can weigh up to 2,000 kilograms – roughly the weight of a car.

IC32

Date

2022/03/13

Code

IC32

Weight

Air-Delivered Bomb

Air-delivered bombs are bombs that are dropped from an aerial vehicle. Compared to other munition categories, they are typically large and can weigh up to 2,000 kilograms – roughly the weight of a car.

IC473

Date

2016/10/22

Code

IC473

Location

Rocket or Missile

Rockets and missiles are two closely related types of powered munitions which utilise an internal propulsion method. A rocket fitted with a guidance system is referred to as a missile.

Civilian Harm Allegation

RS1496

One civilian died in alleged air or artillery strikes on Maarat Al Arkeet, according to multiple local sources...

IC476

Date

2016/08/20

Code

IC476

Source

Weight

Location

Air-Delivered Bomb

Air-delivered bombs are bombs that are dropped from an aerial vehicle. Compared to other munition categories, they are typically large and can weigh up to 2,000 kilograms – roughly the weight of a car.

Civilian Harm Allegation

RS1170

One civilian was killed by airstrikes in the Karam Homad neighbourhood of Aleppo, according to multiple local reports...

IC344

Code

IC344

Calibre

Artillery Gun Projectile

Artillery gun projectiles are gun-launched indirect-fire projectiles that are typically unguided. They can be generally described as a steel cylinder with a tapered pointed nose, where the fuze of the munition is often fitted.

IC71

Date

2022/04/05

Code

IC71

Calibre

Mortar Projectile

Mortar projectiles are gun-launched indirect-fire that are typically unguided. Compared with artillery projectiles, mortar projectiles are generally shorter and lighter.

IC19

Date

2022/03/19

Code

IC19

Calibre

Rocket or Missile

Rockets and missiles are two closely related types of powered munitions which utilise an internal propulsion method. A rocket fitted with a guidance system is referred to as a missile.

IC480

Date

2020/02/25

Code

IC480

Calibre

Location

Rocket or Missile

Rockets and missiles are two closely related types of powered munitions which utilise an internal propulsion method. A rocket fitted with a guidance system is referred to as a missile.

Civilian Harm Allegation

RS4478

One civilian was allegedly killed by GNA or Turkish shelling on Qasr Bin Gashir...

IC162

Date

2023/02/02

Code

IC162

Calibre

Rocket or Missile

Rockets and missiles are two closely related types of powered munitions which utilise an internal propulsion method. A rocket fitted with a guidance system is referred to as a missile.

IC18

Date

2022/03/19

Code

IC18

Calibre

Rocket or Missile

Rockets and missiles are two closely related types of powered munitions which utilise an internal propulsion method. A rocket fitted with a guidance system is referred to as a missile.

IC93

Date

2022/10/01

Code

IC93

Calibre

Artillery Gun Projectile

Artillery gun projectiles are gun-launched indirect-fire projectiles that are typically unguided. They can be generally described as a steel cylinder with a tapered pointed nose, where the fuze of the munition is often fitted.

IC187

Date

2022/12/04

Code

IC187

Source

Calibre

Location

Artillery Gun Projectile

Artillery gun projectiles are gun-launched indirect-fire projectiles that are typically unguided. They can be generally described as a steel cylinder with a tapered pointed nose, where the fuze of the munition is often fitted.

IC462

Date

2016/12/17

Code

IC462

Source

Weight

Location

Tags

Air-Delivered Bomb

Air-delivered bombs are bombs that are dropped from an aerial vehicle. Compared to other munition categories, they are typically large and can weigh up to 2,000 kilograms – roughly the weight of a car.

Civilian Harm Allegation

CI374

Up to six civilians were killed and 12 more injured by alleged LNA shelling on the Bab Ben Gashir area of Tripoli...

IC488

Date

2011/09/16

Code

IC488

Source

Location

Air-Delivered Bomb

Air-delivered bombs are bombs that are dropped from an aerial vehicle. Compared to other munition categories, they are typically large and can weigh up to 2,000 kilograms – roughly the weight of a car.

Civilian Harm Allegation

Lib2011-164

An alleged coalition airstrike struck a vehicle on the road between Mosul and Baghdad, which was carrying Jordanian mosque janitor Ahmed Abdul Aqi [sometimes Baqi], his wife and daughter...

IC113

Date

2022/04/27

Code

IC113

Calibre

Rocket or Missile

Rockets and missiles are two closely related types of powered munitions which utilise an internal propulsion method. A rocket fitted with a guidance system is referred to as a missile.

IC483

Date

2019/10/05

Code

IC483

Rocket or Missile

Rockets and missiles are two closely related types of powered munitions which utilise an internal propulsion method. A rocket fitted with a guidance system is referred to as a missile.

Civilian Harm Allegation

LC211

At least one woman was injured after alleged YPG, PYD and/or SDF artillery strikes on the city of Azaz, Aleppo governorate, on October 27th 2019, according to local sources...

IC1

Code

IC1

Tags

Rocket or Missile

Rockets and missiles are two closely related types of powered munitions which utilise an internal propulsion method. A rocket fitted with a guidance system is referred to as a missile.

IC316

Date

2022/03/28

Code

IC316

Source

Calibre

Rocket or Missile

Rockets and missiles are two closely related types of powered munitions which utilise an internal propulsion method. A rocket fitted with a guidance system is referred to as a missile.

IC471

Date

2021/03/21

Code

IC471

Calibre

Location

Artillery Gun Projectile

Artillery gun projectiles are gun-launched indirect-fire projectiles that are typically unguided. They can be generally described as a steel cylinder with a tapered pointed nose, where the fuze of the munition is often fitted.

Civilian Harm Allegation

R4303

A least one civilian, an elderly man, was injured in alleged Turkish strikes on Kani Masi on June 1, 2021...

IC161

Date

2023/02/02

Code

IC161

Calibre

Rocket or Missile

Rockets and missiles are two closely related types of powered munitions which utilise an internal propulsion method. A rocket fitted with a guidance system is referred to as a missile.

IC499

Date

2021/06/12

Code

IC499

Source

Calibre

Location

Rocket or Missile

Rockets and missiles are two closely related types of powered munitions which utilise an internal propulsion method. A rocket fitted with a guidance system is referred to as a missile.

Civilian Harm Allegation

R4317

One civilian was allegedly killed in an LNA artillery strike on Mitiga Airport in Tripoli...

IC487

Date

2015/09/30

Code

IC487

Source

Location

Air-Delivered Bomb

Air-delivered bombs are bombs that are dropped from an aerial vehicle. Compared to other munition categories, they are typically large and can weigh up to 2,000 kilograms – roughly the weight of a car.

Civilian Harm Allegation

RS002

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that alleged Russian warplanes targeted the village of Barisa and the Abo Al Dohor area and reported losses, but did not provide any details...

IC160

Date

2023/01/26

Code

IC160

Calibre

Location

Rocket or Missile

Rockets and missiles are two closely related types of powered munitions which utilise an internal propulsion method. A rocket fitted with a guidance system is referred to as a missile.

IC314

Date

2022/03/28

Code

IC314

Source

Calibre

Rocket or Missile

Rockets and missiles are two closely related types of powered munitions which utilise an internal propulsion method. A rocket fitted with a guidance system is referred to as a missile.

IC376

Date

2015/01/01

Code

IC376

Calibre

Location

Rocket or Missile

Rockets and missiles are two closely related types of powered munitions which utilise an internal propulsion method. A rocket fitted with a guidance system is referred to as a missile.

IC452

Date

2015/12/03

Code

IC452

Calibre

Location

Rocket or Missile

Rockets and missiles are two closely related types of powered munitions which utilise an internal propulsion method. A rocket fitted with a guidance system is referred to as a missile.

Civilian Harm Allegation

RS222

One female child named as Aamne Hsain al Waw (pictured) was killed in an alleged Russian airstrike on Ar Raqqah, according to the Violations Documentation Center...

IC367

Date

2015/01/01

Code

IC367

Calibre

Location

Artillery Gun Projectile

Artillery gun projectiles are gun-launched indirect-fire projectiles that are typically unguided. They can be generally described as a steel cylinder with a tapered pointed nose, where the fuze of the munition is often fitted.

IC496

Date

2019/08/12

Code

IC496

Source

Calibre

Location

Rocket or Missile

Rockets and missiles are two closely related types of powered munitions which utilise an internal propulsion method. A rocket fitted with a guidance system is referred to as a missile.

Civilian Harm Allegation

ISIR001

One civilian was reported killed in an alleged Turkish airstrike on Sidah village, Zap in Nineveh, Iraq Kurdistan on February 26th, 2020 according to local sources...

IC324

Date

2023/01/29

Code

IC324

Source

Calibre

Rocket or Missile

Rockets and missiles are two closely related types of powered munitions which utilise an internal propulsion method. A rocket fitted with a guidance system is referred to as a missile.

IC326

Date

2023/01/29

Code

IC326

Source

Calibre

Rocket or Missile

Rockets and missiles are two closely related types of powered munitions which utilise an internal propulsion method. A rocket fitted with a guidance system is referred to as a missile.

IC477

Date

2022/08/25

Code

IC477

Source

Calibre

Location

Rocket or Missile

Rockets and missiles are two closely related types of powered munitions which utilise an internal propulsion method. A rocket fitted with a guidance system is referred to as a missile.

Civilian Harm Allegation

ISSY028

Between six and 11 civilians, including up to four children, an elderly woman and a pregnant woman, were killed and up to 77 others, including a woman and five children, were injured by alleged Russian, Syrian regime, or Iranian militia missile attacks with cluster bombs against Maram refugee camp and other refugee camps closeby on November 6, 2022...

IC484

Date

2019/10/05

Code

IC484

Rocket or Missile

Rockets and missiles are two closely related types of powered munitions which utilise an internal propulsion method. A rocket fitted with a guidance system is referred to as a missile.

Civilian Harm Allegation

LC211

At least one woman was injured after alleged YPG, PYD and/or SDF artillery strikes on the city of Azaz, Aleppo governorate, on October 27th 2019, according to local sources...

IC489

Date

2018/06/28

Code

IC489

Weight

Air-Delivered Bomb

Air-delivered bombs are bombs that are dropped from an aerial vehicle. Compared to other munition categories, they are typically large and can weigh up to 2,000 kilograms – roughly the weight of a car.

Civilian Harm Allegation

CS1118

Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently reported the death of a girl in an alleged Coalition airstrike on Raqqa...

IC497

Date

2016/04/26

Code

IC497

Calibre

Location

Rocket or Missile

Rockets and missiles are two closely related types of powered munitions which utilise an internal propulsion method. A rocket fitted with a guidance system is referred to as a missile.

Civilian Harm Allegation

RS764

According to local sources, at least one civilian was injured on May 12th 2022 when a rocket-propelled grenade launched by YPG/PKK, the military wing of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) targeted a Turkish army border post in the Qarqamish district of Gaziantep, in Turkey...

IC478

Date

2021/05/20

Code

IC478

Air-Delivered Bomb

Air-delivered bombs are bombs that are dropped from an aerial vehicle. Compared to other munition categories, they are typically large and can weigh up to 2,000 kilograms – roughly the weight of a car.

Civilian Harm Allegation

ISPT130

At least one civilian was killed and another civilian, a woman, was injured in alleged Saudi Coalition or US drone strikes on the Olaya Markha district of Shabwa governorate...

IC76

Date

2022/04/04

Code

IC76

Calibre

Artillery Gun Projectile

Artillery gun projectiles are gun-launched indirect-fire projectiles that are typically unguided. They can be generally described as a steel cylinder with a tapered pointed nose, where the fuze of the munition is often fitted.

IC152

Date

2022/12/14

Code

IC152

Source

Rocket or Missile

Rockets and missiles are two closely related types of powered munitions which utilise an internal propulsion method. A rocket fitted with a guidance system is referred to as a missile.

IC75

Date

2022/04/04

Code

IC75

Calibre

Mortar Projectile

Mortar projectiles are gun-launched indirect-fire that are typically unguided. Compared with artillery projectiles, mortar projectiles are generally shorter and lighter.

IC177

Date

2022/09/09

Code

IC177

Calibre

Rocket or Missile

Rockets and missiles are two closely related types of powered munitions which utilise an internal propulsion method. A rocket fitted with a guidance system is referred to as a missile.

IC474

Date

2016/08/20

Code

IC474

Source

Weight

Location

Air-Delivered Bomb

Air-delivered bombs are bombs that are dropped from an aerial vehicle. Compared to other munition categories, they are typically large and can weigh up to 2,000 kilograms – roughly the weight of a car.

Civilian Harm Allegation

RS1170

One civilian was killed by airstrikes in the Karam Homad neighbourhood of Aleppo, according to multiple local reports...

IC315

Date

2022/03/28

Code

IC315

Source

Calibre

Rocket or Missile

Rockets and missiles are two closely related types of powered munitions which utilise an internal propulsion method. A rocket fitted with a guidance system is referred to as a missile.

IC284

Date

2022/09/01

Code

IC284

Source

Calibre

Location

Artillery Gun Projectile

Artillery gun projectiles are gun-launched indirect-fire projectiles that are typically unguided. They can be generally described as a steel cylinder with a tapered pointed nose, where the fuze of the munition is often fitted.

IC498

Date

2016/04/26

Code

IC498

Calibre

Location

Rocket or Missile

Rockets and missiles are two closely related types of powered munitions which utilise an internal propulsion method. A rocket fitted with a guidance system is referred to as a missile.

Civilian Harm Allegation

RS764

According to local sources, at least one civilian was injured on May 12th 2022 when a rocket-propelled grenade launched by YPG/PKK, the military wing of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) targeted a Turkish army border post in the Qarqamish district of Gaziantep, in Turkey...

IC179

Date

2022/09/09

Code

IC179

Calibre

Rocket or Missile

Rockets and missiles are two closely related types of powered munitions which utilise an internal propulsion method. A rocket fitted with a guidance system is referred to as a missile.

IC37

Date

2022/03/15

Code

IC37

Source

Calibre

Artillery Gun Projectile

Artillery gun projectiles are gun-launched indirect-fire projectiles that are typically unguided. They can be generally described as a steel cylinder with a tapered pointed nose, where the fuze of the munition is often fitted.

IC250

Code

IC250

Calibre

Weight

Air-Delivered Bomb

Air-delivered bombs are bombs that are dropped from an aerial vehicle. Compared to other munition categories, they are typically large and can weigh up to 2,000 kilograms – roughly the weight of a car.

IC493

Date

2022/12/20

Code

IC493

Calibre

Location

Rocket or Missile

Rockets and missiles are two closely related types of powered munitions which utilise an internal propulsion method. A rocket fitted with a guidance system is referred to as a missile.

Civilian Harm Allegation

CS1989

On 23rd April 2022, it was reported that three people were killed and between one to two people were injured as a result of alleged Russian shelling in the Chuguiv and Dergachi districts of the Kharkiv region in north-eastern Ukraine...

IC104

Date

2022/09/27

Code

IC104

Source

Calibre

Mortar Projectile

Mortar projectiles are gun-launched indirect-fire that are typically unguided. Compared with artillery projectiles, mortar projectiles are generally shorter and lighter.

IC182

Date

2022/09/09

Code

IC182

Calibre

Rocket or Missile

Rockets and missiles are two closely related types of powered munitions which utilise an internal propulsion method. A rocket fitted with a guidance system is referred to as a missile.

IC492

Date

2018/06/28

Code

IC492

Location

Air-Delivered Bomb

Air-delivered bombs are bombs that are dropped from an aerial vehicle. Compared to other munition categories, they are typically large and can weigh up to 2,000 kilograms – roughly the weight of a car.

Civilian Harm Allegation

CS1110

Local sources reported that three civilians died in an alleged Coaltion airstrike which hit al Amin School in Abu Haman...

IC469

Date

2021/03/21

Code

IC469

Calibre

Location

Artillery Gun Projectile

Artillery gun projectiles are gun-launched indirect-fire projectiles that are typically unguided. They can be generally described as a steel cylinder with a tapered pointed nose, where the fuze of the munition is often fitted.

Civilian Harm Allegation

R4303

A least one civilian, an elderly man, was injured in alleged Turkish strikes on Kani Masi on June 1, 2021...